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Some facts about net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission has taken the first step toward adopting new regulations that could create fast lanes for Internet traffic from websites that can afford to pay for the privilege. ...

dateMay 16, 2014 in Telecom
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Group sues UK eavesdropping agency over hacking

A rights group is suing Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping agency over cyberattacks revealed by former intelligence worker Edward Snowden, saying it's the first time the agency has been sued over hacking.

dateMay 13, 2014 in Security
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'AT&T seeks to buy DirecTV'

US telecoms giant AT&T has offered to buy satellite TV firm DirecTV, in the latest move for consolidation in the television and industry, the Wall Street Journal said Thursday.

dateMay 01, 2014 in Telecom
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Wheeler says FCC won't allow Internet 'slow lane'

The nation's top telecommunications regulator defended his latest proposal to protect an open Internet, warning cable companies that manipulating data traffic on their networks for profit would not be tolerated.

dateApr 30, 2014 in Telecom
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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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Comcast-TWC merger worries consumers

Cable subscribers don't give Comcast and Time Warner Cable good grades when it comes to customer satisfaction. So after Comcast announced its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable Thursday, it didn't ...

dateFeb 14, 2014 in Telecom
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