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Big FCC push for net access for poorer families

Nov 10, 2011
We're starting to really see how extensive the push is for this new FCC initiative to bring broadband access to low income households. The...
Posted In: broadband, cable, fcc, Tech Report

Are pigs flying?

Sep 28, 2011
No word on when this will happen, but Reuters is reporting that cable companies are working on an ala carte plan. The golden chalice of cable...
Posted In: a la carte, cable, Tech Report

Time Warner slinging Slingboxes

Aug 24, 2011
In a kind of next step in bridging TV and the web, Time Warner announced yesterday that it will subsidize your purchase of a Slingbox. That's the...
Posted In: cable, Time Warner, tv

Cable companies can't just dump your favorite channel

Aug 2, 2011
The Federal Communication Commission issued a new order that will keep channels on the air during contract fights between programmers and...
Posted In: cable, Entertainment, fcc, television

Viacom and Time Warner are trying to get along

Jun 23, 2011
Time Warner Cable wants to let its subscribers stream their cable TV on their iPads. Viacom says no way, that's a violation of their agreement....
Posted In: cable, iPad, Time Warner, viacom

Here's a new term for you: cable shaving

Jun 15, 2011
No, it's not trimming your facial hair with a bit of coaxial cable, it's cutting back on the level of cable you have. As Netflix streaming becomes...
Posted In: cable, netflix, tv

Bloomberg in Cable Siberia?

Jun 15, 2011
Comcast was allowed to merge with NBC Universal earlier this year, PROVIDED the new entity follows some rules. Tuesday, Bloomberg filed a formal...
Posted In: bloomberg, cable, Comcast

Boston wants to take back its basic cable

May 10, 2011
Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino filed an emergency petition with the FCC to have the right to regulate cable prices. Boston is mad that Comcast is...
Posted In: cable, Comcast, fcc, tv

Cable app flap goes to court

Apr 8, 2011
As expected, the stakes are being raised in the ongoing battle of whether cable companies can send cable channels to customers' iPads. Time Warner...
Posted In: apple, cable, Cablevision, iPad, iPad 2, Time Warner

The Tablet TV Wars are upon us

Apr 4, 2011
You will be able to tell your grandchildren you were there when the battles commenced. Last week we told you how Time Warner caved to pressure from...
Posted In: business, cable, Cablevision, Comcast, Entertainment, gadgets, iPad, iPad 2, Time Warner, Web Culture

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