Comcast

An Xfinity home router interface. (CBS)

Comcast Offering $5 Refund For Customers Hit By West Coast Xfinity Outage

Comcast is trying to make things up to customers who lost internet service for hours earlier this week.

06/05/2015

A Comcast call center in Sacramento. (CBS)

Comcast Users Report Widespread Outage In San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle

Comcast customers reported a widespread service outage lasting up to an hour or more in the San Francisco and Seattle areas Monday night by taking to Twitter to voice their displeasure with the TV and internet service provider.

06/01/2015

Tom Rutledge, president and chief executive officer of Charter Communications, speaks at INTX: The Internet & Television Expo in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Cable Company Charter Buys Time Warner Cable For $55.3B

Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant.

05/26/2015

Young Farmer

App Linking Low-Tech Farmers To Hi-Tech Profits Wins PUSHTech2020 Start Up Pitch Competition

When Reverend Jesse Jackson put dozens of investors with money to spend and bright African-American and Latino entrepreneurs with start-ups to fund in a room together sparks fly and magic happened.

05/12/2015

An Xfinity home router interface. (CBS)

Internet Users Unknowingly Connect To Xfinity Public Wi-Fi, Become Vulnerable To Hackers

KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that Xfinity public WiFi may automatically connect you to its public network without your knowledge, even at home.

05/11/2015

A PG&E utility truck.  (CBS)

California Consumers Can Collect Up To $600 If Repair Person Doesn’t Show

It’s a huge pain to wait hours for a repair person who doesn’t show up. But California consumers can get paid, in the case of a no-show.

04/24/2015

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TV Everywhere Poised To Go Mainstream In 2015

Increasing numbers of pay-TV subscribers are also paying for TV streaming on their mobile devices.

03/30/2015

Computer Server

FCC Votes In Favor Of Net Neutrality; Internet Activists Declare Victory

Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband service to prevent companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

02/26/2015

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FCC To Rule On Net Neutrality, Tighter Restrictions On Internet Providers

The new rule would prevent Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. from intentionally blocking or slowing Web traffic.

02/26/2015

Viewers Turning To YouTube As News Source

Cable Stocks Fall After Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Calls On FCC To Ban Internet ‘Fast Lanes’

Cable company stocks fell sharply Monday after President Obama called for the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify Internet access as a utility.

11/10/2014

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