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The future of broadband: uncertain access

Nov. 3, 2014 10:20 am

The future of broadband: uncertain

An expert panel, which included a rep from the FCC, tackled the full spectrum of regulatory challenges facing broadband in America.
Vonage cofounder says net neutrality fears are ‘bullshit’ civic

Oct. 20, 2014 7:21 am

Vonage cofounder says net neutrality fears are ‘bullshit’

It's Jeff Pulver vs. the FCC, round two. This time, he's got Comcast on his side.
Here’s one local group’s letter to the FCC on net neutrality civic

Jul. 24, 2014 11:29 am

Here’s one local group’s letter to the FCC on net neutrality

"Our Network believes the Open Internet plays a pivotal role in ensuring racial and economic equity in the 21st century," said the letter, co-signed by West Philly's Media Mobilizing Project.
#IVoteNo: Advocates protest merger outside Comcast shareholders meeting civic

May 22, 2014 10:30 am

#IVoteNo: Advocates protest merger outside Comcast shareholders meeting

“Everything we’re doing today is part of a larger campaign to stop the merger,” said Media Mobilizing Project's Jeff Rousset to the crowd. “We need to work with all of you over the next few months to send this message loud and clear to the FCC and the Department of Justice as they prepare to vote on if this merger is going to happen this year.”
Comcast/Time Warner merger could spur $170B deals [Comcast Roundup] business

May 15, 2014 7:30 am

Comcast/Time Warner merger could spur $170B deals [Comcast Roundup]

"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."
This graph shows how Netflix speeds changed after Comcast deal [Comcast Roundup] business

May 9, 2014 7:30 am

This graph shows how Netflix speeds changed after Comcast deal [Comcast Roundup]

“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,” the Washington Post reports.
Comcast will purchase Time Warner Cable for $45B [Comcast Roundup] business

Feb. 13, 2014 7:30 am

Comcast will purchase Time Warner Cable for $45B [Comcast Roundup]

It's "a deal that would combine the biggest and second-biggest cable television operators in the country." Expect a protracted lobbying effort and promises to avoid heavy regulator skepticism.
Defend net neutrality so DuckDuckGo can challenge Google: reddit founder Alexis Ohanian dev

Nov. 6, 2013 12:00 pm

Defend net neutrality so DuckDuckGo can challenge Google: reddit founder Alexis Ohanian

In support of net neutrality, reddit founder Alexis Ohanian cited suburban Philadelphia search engine DuckDuckGo and its angel investor founder Gabe Weinberg, saying net neutrality is vital because "a stay-at-home dad in Valley Forge, Pa., can start a competitor to Google and actually have a chance."
PayPal will offer e-commerce on TV sets through Comcast, TiVo [Roundup] business

Jun. 21, 2012 8:30 am

PayPal will offer e-commerce on TV sets through Comcast, TiVo [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 anemail subscription for our weekly Comcast roundup or other news updates. U.S. Probe of Comcast, Broadband Giants Echoes ‘Net Neutrality’ Battles [Time] NBC Sports: Comcast Sharpens Network Branding Ahead of London Olympics [brandchannel] PayPal to Offer E-Commerce […]
Comcast gets blasted about ‘net neutrality’ by Netflix CEO on Facebook [Roundup] business

Apr. 19, 2012 8:30 am

Comcast gets blasted about ‘net neutrality’ by Netflix CEO on Facebook [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. Netflix CEO’s Comcast Complaints Draw in FCC [Wall Street Journal: Digits] — Reed Hastings Reed Hastings Goes After Comcast, Again, […]

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