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Waiting For Comcast Cable Guy Could Be Less Hellish With New App

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology

Can an app help reboot Comcast's image? Between surveys showing many dissatisfied customers and the "Customer Service Call From Hell" heard 'roun...

(VIDEO) 'Addressable TV Will Take Off In 2015': SMG's Scheppach

Andy Plesser | Posted 11.24.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO - In 2014, TV began learning the targeting tricks that digital media have deployed for years. In 2015, those techniques will kick in to high g...

Cable And Satellite Companies Rank Last In Consumer Satisfaction Survey

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.21.2014 | Technology

Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter are giving satellite and cable providers a bad rap. The three companies helped land the cable and satellite ...

Obama, Not the Giant Telecoms, Is Right on Net Neutrality

Ralph Nader | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics
Ralph Nader

It's the same old song and dance -- corporations want more control at the expense of consumer choice and at the expense of a fair market. Net neutrality is about whether or not corporations have the right to seize this control and obtain the ability to give preferential treatment to certain websites, companies or services.

The Internet: Public Utility or Private Enterprise?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 11.24.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Is there a fair solution that respects the investment that the ISPs have made and supports a public policy that positions the United States for unrestricted growth? Sure there is! Are we going to get there? I'm not optimistic.

Merger Offers Opportunity to Bridge Digital Divide

Benjamin Kallos | Posted 11.14.2014 | New York
Benjamin Kallos

How New York State handles the challenge of the Comcast and Time Warner Cable merger will help set the course for the rest of the nation.

150,000 Cable Subscribers Cut The Cord Last Quarter

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.14.2014 | Technology

A report released Friday by the Leichtman Research Group says the 13 largest pay-TV providers shed 150,000 subscribers in the most recent quarter compared to 25,000 subscribers in that same period last year.

Comcast: Time Warner Cable Deal Moving 'Full Steam Ahead'

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.13.2014 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is moving "full steam ahead" with the company's proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable...

Investigate Time Warner and Comcast's "Social Contract" on America

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 11.11.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Besides the fact that you can never, ever get the advertised price, or that the bill now includes a collection of made up fees and pass-through taxes, there are also a host of related issues that surround the sale and promotion of these services.

A Movement that Matters

Andrea L. Zopp | Posted 10.30.2014 | Chicago
Andrea L. Zopp

We must be civically engaged. Engagement inspires movement - a movement that matters. Since 1916, the Chicago Urban League has engaged with people to help them find jobs, start businesses and buy homes.

Bad News For Time Warner Cable

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2014 | Media

(Adds details) Oct 30 (Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc, the No. 2 U.S. cable TV operator, lost more video subscribers than analysts ...

As Battle for the Internet Goes Into Its End Game, All Eyes On FCC

Edward J. Black | Posted 10.24.2014 | Technology
Edward J. Black

The near monopolists are at bat and are swinging for the fences in a bid to kill open Internet rules and dominate the online ecosystem. I see FCC Chairman Wheeler on the mound, trying to decide what to pitch while millions of interested parties fill the stands.

(VIDEO) Comcast Sees Big Growth in C3 VOD Viewing

Andy Plesser | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

While TV Everywhere tends to dominates the chatter about non-linear viewing, many cablers are actively marketing and delivering viewers for their exis...

A Warning for HBO and CBS: Danger Lurks in the Stream

Art Brodsky | Posted 10.28.2014 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Now they plan to enter another realm, one inhabited by giants more powerful and more devious than they HBO, CBS, Lionsgate or Tribeca can ever imagine. It's one thing to be carried as part of a cable package. It's another to be streamed, and to be at the utter mercy of Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.

Time Warner Cable's Advertised $89.99 Triple Play: Now $190.77. What the F@$#X$!?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 10.19.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

You can never, ever get the advertised price because it doesn't include many of the fixed costs, like the set top box, not to mention it is littered with pass-throughs of the company's taxes and fees, including the cable franchise fees.

Hunter Stuart

Comcast Sued By Man Who Says He Lost Job After Complaining About Awful Customer Service

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.19.2014 | Business

A California man claimed earlier this year that a nightmare customer-service experience with Comcast caused him to lose his job. Now, he is suing the ...

The Most Important Technology You've Never Heard Of

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 10.21.2014 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

You probably don't even think about cell connectivity as you travel. You whip out your phone, and, assuming you have battery power and you're somewhere near civilization, you know you'll be connected. Wi-Fi? Not so much.

Comcast Apologizes To Man Who Was Fired After Complaining Of Nightmare Service

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business

Comcast apologized on Thursday to a former customer who claims he was fired from his job after he complained about being overcharged on his bill. But ...

Today Show Sets Up Sting to Nab Soldiers Who Scam Thousands, Ignores Corporations Who Scam Billions

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 10.06.2014 | Media
Ian Reifowitz

It's not okay to steal just because one earns below the median income level. But as I watched "National Investigative Reporter" Jeff Rossen bear down on a soldier lucky to be earning one-fifth what he is, I wanted to know why this was the crime on which the Today show chose to focus.

(VIDEO) Comcast Set to Deliver Addressable Ads to U.S. Households This Year

Andy Plesser | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

Comcast, the nation's largest cable operator, is ready to deliver addressable ads on a household level and will rollout the service fully this year. ...

Why Phone and Cable Companies Want to Kill the Internet's Most Democratic Right

Timothy Karr | Posted 10.03.2014 | Technology
Timothy Karr

The framers of the U.S. Constitution could not have foreseen a time in which technology allowed more than 2.7 billion people to communicate via interconnected digital platforms. Nor could they have envisioned a world in which companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon wield more authority over free speech than a British monarch.

UNITED STATES OF COMCAST: New Secret Service Head Comes From Cable Giant

The Hill | Posted 10.01.2014 | Politics

The new acting director of the U.S. Secret Service is coming from Comcast. ...

A Cheat Sheet Of The 50 Hottest Shows On TV This Season

Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment

All right: We’ve gone and done it so you don’t have to. We’ve partnered with XFINITY® to bring you a quick-and-dirty guide to the 50 shows ...

Riding the Back of the Digital Bus

Preeti Vissa | Posted 11.17.2014 | Technology
Preeti Vissa

Until now, consumers have been able to use any device and access any content on the Internet on an equal basis. Those protections could all go away, depending on what the FCC decides. What the companies want, it turns out, is no rules at all -- or at least rules so weak and vague that they can't be enforced in any meaningful way.

Net Neutrality, Civil Rights, and Big Telecom Dollars

James Rucker | Posted 11.10.2014 | Black Voices
James Rucker

While this dynamic is understood by those working in the beltway, people outside of Washington remain largely unaware of the relationship between civil rights organizations and the interests of telecom industry players.