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  • Why does Netflix deny it's buying preferential treatment?

    Why does Netflix deny it's buying preferential treatment?
    Netflix is paying cable giant Comcast a pile of cash for what the companies say will be "no preferential network treatment." Sure, because corporations routinely give money to one another just for the fun of it. The reality is that Netflix is...
  • Downtown skyscraper cited for interfering with cell network

    Downtown skyscraper cited for interfering with cell network
    The owner of a downtown skyscraper has been cited for using light bulbs that are causing interference with area cellphone service, according to the Federal Communications Commission. After complaints from Verizon Wireless, commission agents visited...
  • Qualcomm calling on a new CEO amid intensifying competition

    Qualcomm calling on a new CEO amid intensifying competition
    Few companies have benefited more from the explosion of the wireless market and the increasing sophistication of cellphones than Qualcomm Inc. The San Diego semiconductor and telecommunications company is the world's leading designer and seller of chips...
  • Comcast plans a media powerhouse

    Comcast plans a media powerhouse
    Comcast Corp. already produces movies, television shows and national and local news programs while operating theme parks and the largest pay-TV system in the U.S. And now, with one bold stroke, the Philadelphia conglomerate could dominate the flow of...
  • Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant

     Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant
    The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the country's two largest cable TV operators, generated a predictable wave of outrage from opponents of corporate consolidation. With about 30% of all pay-TV customers served by its wires, the...
  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal may heighten calls for net neutrality

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal may heighten calls for net neutrality
    Comcast Corp.'s $45.2-billion bid to acquire Time Warner Cable would expand the reach of the nation's largest residential Internet provider into one-third of America's broadband households. The digital land-grab is likely to serve as a rallying cry...
  • Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable: Say goodbye to the public interest

    Comcast to buy Time Warner Cable: Say goodbye to the public interest
    Reports are swirling around the media universe that Comcast is prepared to announce, as early as Thursday, a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable for north of $45 billion. The deal would combine the nation's biggest and second-biggest cable firms. Comcast,...
  • Comcast says $45-billion Time Warner Cable deal should win approval

    Comcast says $45-billion Time Warner Cable deal should win approval
    Comcast Corp. expects a fight from media watchdogs over its $45.2-billion deal to acquire Time Warner Cable but is confident that the sale will receive approval from lawmakers and regulators. "We believe this transaction is approvable," Comcast Chief...
  • Netflix's deal with Comcast isn't a sign of the apocalypse

    Netflix's deal with Comcast isn't a sign of the apocalypse
    The news media sounded a collective alarm Monday after Netflix agreed to pay Comcast for the privilege of streaming videos directly to Netflix subscribers who use Comcast's broadband network. The deal could lead to "higher rates for consumers." It...
  • FCC moves to expand ability to send texts to 911 in emergencies

    FCC moves to expand ability to send texts to 911 in emergencies
    WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators moved Thursday to expand the ability of people to send texts to 911 in emergencies, and are working on rules that would require wireless carriers to enable such messages by the end of the year. The Federal Communications...
  • Netflix to pay Comcast for smoother online video streaming

    Netflix to pay Comcast for smoother online video streaming
    Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast to ensure the subscription service's movies and TV shows stream seamlessly in a deal that underscores the power of distribution in the digital era — and could mean higher rates for consumers. The nation's...