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Oct. 18, 2012 8:30 am

Comcast teaming up with fellow Internet providers to crack down on illegal file-sharing [Comcast Roundup]

Every Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. EST, find all the stories you need to know about your friendly telecommunications giant in the Comcast Roundup. Get an email subscription for our weekly Comcast roundup or other news updates. Internet providers set to crack down on illegal file-sharing [The Hill] “AT&T, Verizon, Comcast and other major Internet service providers are set to implement a […]

Every Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. EST, find all the stories you need to know about your friendly telecommunications giant in the Comcast Roundup. Get an email subscription for our weekly Comcast roundup or other news updates.

  • Internet providers set to crack down on illegal file-sharing [The Hill] “AT&T, Verizon, Comcast and other major Internet service providers are set to implement a copyright alert system aimed at cutting down on illegal peer-to-peer file sharing of copyrighted material “over the next several weeks,” according to the head of the organization overseeing the new anti-piracy program.”
  • Comcast to add new Atlantic City TV station to lineup [Philadelphia Inquirer]
  • The U.S. Netflix Story: Evolving Competition Threatens Growth [Trefis] This article explores how as a competitor to Netflix, “Comcast Can Prove Immensely Dangerous.”
  • Comcast thinks outside the box [Telecoms] “By shifting innovation from its set top box product into the cloud, US cable TV provider Comcast has revolutionised its offering, according to Mark Hess, senior vice president at the company. Speaking in the keynotes at Broadband World Forum on Wednesday morning, Hess said: ‘Years ago we were trapped in that set top box. We could never manage to get the innovation into the box.’”
  • Comcast reveals IPv6 targets [Telecoms] “US cable operator Comcast plans to have IPv6 available to all its customers by mid-2013.”
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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Technical.ly Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called “It’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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