News tagged with broadband service provider

Getting a clearer picture on Netflix-Comcast deal

(AP)—After years of bickering, online video purveyor Netflix and media giant Comcast, the largest U.S. broadband service, are working together to provide their subscribers with a more enjoyable experience ...

dateFeb 25, 2014 in Business
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Google's call for open Internet hedged in its own rules

When Google was just a mighty search engine, the company championed an open, unfettered Internet. Now that it's selling ultra-fast broadband Internet and TV service in Kansas City, Mo., with plans to repeat the service elsewhere, ...

dateAug 02, 2013 in Internet
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Dish closes on 2 purchases key to broadband plans

(AP) -- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. has completed its purchase of two satellite operators whose licenses it hopes to use to offer broadband access that can help it compete better with cable TV and phone companies.

dateMar 12, 2012 in Telecom
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China broadband to get faster, cheaper

Two government-owned Chinese telecom firms said Friday they would raise the speed of their broadband services while lowering their costs over the next five years, state-run media reported.

dateDec 02, 2011 in Telecom
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Senate rejects GOP bid to overturn Internet rules

Senate Democrats on Thursday turned back a Republican attempt to repeal federal rules designed to prevent Internet service providers from discriminating against those who send content and other services over their networks.

dateNov 10, 2011 in Telecom
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'Evil' Australian hacker faces 49 charges

A man who used the online nickname "Evil" has been charged with hacking attacks that police Wednesday alleged could have caused considerable damage to Australias national infrastructure.

dateJul 27, 2011 in Internet
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Comcast 1Q earnings climb 9 pct to beat Street

(AP) -- Comcast Corp., the country's largest cable TV company, on Tuesday said earnings exceeded estimates for the first quarter, helped by healthy results both in its cable operations and the newly acquired ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Business
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