News tagged with cable provider

Cable company inserts ads as subscribers surf

(AP) -- Mediacom Communications Corp., a cable company with more than 800,000 Internet subscribers, has tried something other U.S. Internet service providers have shied away from: It has inserted its own ...

Mar 03, 2011
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FCC to study rules on cable-broadcast negotiations

(AP) -- Federal regulators want to do more to avoid TV signal blackouts caused by disputes over programming fees that pit broadcast television stations against cable companies and other pay TV operators.

Mar 02, 2011
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Three major networks block Google TV

The three major broadcast networks, uneasy about viewers bypassing cable and satellite providers -- and the networks' own websites -- to watch their TV shows, have begun blocking a new service from Google Inc. that is designed ...

Oct 22, 2010
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FCC seeks more info from Comcast, NBC Universal

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission is requesting additional information from Comcast Corp. and NBC Universal as it reviews the cable operator's plan to acquire a controlling stake in the media company.

Oct 04, 2010
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FCC seeks input on rules for online services

(AP) -- Federal regulators are seeking public input on what rules should apply to wireless Internet access and specialized services that aren't part of the Internet but are delivered over wired broadband connections.

Sep 01, 2010
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Source: Google, Verizon near net neutrality plan

(AP) -- Google Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. are close to finalizing a proposal for so-called "network neutrality" rules, which would dictate how broadband providers treat Internet traffic flowing over their lines, ...

Aug 05, 2010
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Comcast 2Q profit dips on NBC Universal deal costs

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. reported lower second-quarter earnings Wednesday partly because of costs related to its pending takeover of NBC Universal, yet it saw improvements in advertising and demand for pricier ...

Jul 28, 2010
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Cablevision in $1.4B deal for cable co. Bresnan

(AP) -- Cablevision Systems Corp. said Monday it will pay $1.4 billion to expand far beyond its focus in the New York City area with the purchase of Bresnan Communications, a mid-sized cable TV provider in ...

Jun 14, 2010
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MSG network to show Islanders-Rangers game in 3-D

(AP) -- A regional TV network will broadcast next week's Islanders-Rangers game in 3-D, joining a worldwide trend that affects few viewers now but could eventually change the way people watch sports.

Mar 18, 2010
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Cablevision service lets customers see PCs on TV

(AP) -- Watching online video and other content on a television screen typically means buying a special device such as an Apple TV, or plugging lots of wires into the right holes on the PCs and TVs. Cable TV provider Cablevision ...

Feb 24, 2010
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