Aug. 13, 2014 9:45 am
Plus: Media Mobilizing Project responds to Comcast's announcement that it plans to let those with overdue bills subscribe to its low-cost broadband program.
Jul. 17, 2014 9:30 am
Comcast to FCC on net neutrality: We support ‘fast lanes’ but they should be limited [Comcast Roundup]
Plus: Comcast's David Cohen heads to Washington again to testify to Congress about the Time Warner Cable merger.
Jun. 27, 2014 7:21 am
"New Yorkers alone would account for nearly 10 percent of [the merged] company's total customer base." That and other news in this week's Comcast Roundup.
Jun. 12, 2014 11:45 am
Analyst: "Comcast is indeed setting itself up for a phone network that would allow its users to switch seamlessly between traditional cellular connections and WiFi." Here's this week's Comcast news from around the web.
Jun. 6, 2014 6:30 am
"According to Google, fewer than 1% of Gmail messages sent to Comcast.net addresses remained encrypted on a sample day last month."
May. 15, 2014 7:30 am
"Comcast Corp.’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. may be the opening act for a yearlong festival of telecommunications deals that would alter Internet, phone and TV service for tens of millions of Americans."
May. 9, 2014 7:30 am
"Since Netflix gave into Comcast’s demands for payment in exchange for a promise to deliver movies smoothly over the Internet to Netflix’s customers, speeds on Comcast for Netflix users have rocketed upward."
May. 1, 2014 9:30 am
"Comcast announced on Monday a series of subscriber swaps designed to help clear the way for regulatory approval of its acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The reorganization of the nation's cable grid will give Comcast a stronghold in major cities like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Boston."
Apr. 24, 2014 9:30 am
"The Federal Communications Commission will propose new rules that allow Internet service providers to offer a faster lane through which to send video and other content to consumers, as long as a content company is willing to pay for it, according to people briefed on the proposals."
Apr. 17, 2014 7:30 am
"Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) led the way with $35,000 from the Comcast federal political action committee (PAC) between 2009 and 2014, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) received $32,500, and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) received $30,000. These figures are the combined contributions from Comcast to the senators' campaign and leadership committees. (Schumer has recused himself from the merger hearings because his brother, a lawyer, worked on the deal.)"