Did you hear the one about the cable company that's actually improving customer service? The punchline: Comcast and its rivals say it's no joke.
Time Warner Cable is going away, and that means you might have a new cable company to hate. But you might find one you like better instead.
Federal regulators will impose several conditions meant to protect online video services as they back Charter's bid to buy Time Warner Cable and create the country's second-largest home Internet provider.
Comcast says later this year you won't need a cable box to watch cable as the company follows its rivals in offering TV-watching apps.
Comcast is trumpeting its best year for traditional TV services in nearly a decade, even though it continues to lose TV subscribers.
Traditional cable providers are launching TV packages that don't require cable boxes—good for you because you save on monthly equipment fees and don't need a technician to come install it for you.
Getting cable service no longer requires a technician who'll come and install an ugly cable box.
Time Warner Cable says the email addresses and passwords of about 320,000 of its customers nationwide may have been stolen by hackers.
That unsightly and costly metal box that funnels cable or satellite service into your TV might be going the way of the black rotary-dial telephone - in the technology trash heap.
Hate your cable box? In a few weeks, Time Warner Cable is going to start testing in New York City a cable service that doesn't need one and is delivered over their customers' home Internet.