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Comcast, lawmakers debate mega-merger benefits

Comcast and skeptical lawmakers sparred Wednesday over the merits of a proposed mega-merger with Time Warner Cable which would boost the position of the largest US cable and broadband provider.

dateApr 09, 2014 in Telecom
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Netflix reaches deal with Comcast

(AP)—Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households, the first deal the online video streaming service has reached with an Internet service provider.

dateFeb 24, 2014 in Business
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US cable merger foreshadows Internet TV's rise

Charter Communications Inc.'s $38 billion bid to take over the much-larger Time Warner Cable Inc. is an attempt to future-proof its business by getting its foot in the door of millions more homes wired for ...

dateFeb 04, 2014 in Telecom
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Liberty Global to buy Dutch cable operator

Liberty Global PLC, the cable company chaired by American tycoon John Malone, says it will buy the 71.5 percent of Dutch cable provider Ziggo NV it doesn't already own for around 10 billion euros ($13.7 billion) ...

dateJan 27, 2014 in Business
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WatchABC now in LA, Chicago, SF for pay TV subs

(AP)—Disney is facing one of the first big tests of its WatchABC app as customers who have enjoyed free live viewing of local ABC stations in New York and Philadelphia on mobile devices will now have to show they are pay ...

dateJul 01, 2013 in Telecom
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