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Most hated ISP in the U.S. is now offering faster broadband

If you live in one of a few select cities, Comcast is now offering two high-speed options. 18 million homes now have access to 2Gbps fiber connections. If you have traditional wiring, you could also opt for a 1Gbps cable connection.
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Comcast doesn't like its customers using their own routers, and it's fighting back

Comcast, a company already despised by many of its customers, is making an attempt to clamp down on users looking to save money on their broadband subscription by purchasing their own router.
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Comcast is the most hated broadband provider by far, according to FCC complaints

The FCC has received more complaints about Comcast than the three other major broadband providers combined. Customers strongly dislike the new data cap program, but also have issues with availability and service speed.
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Comcast begins rolling out its new DOCSIS 3.1 gigabit Internet service

While 2Gbps Internet has been available from Comcast for a while now, the company is working on rolling out a somewhat slower but hopefully cheaper gigabit alternative. Now the company has rolled out the service for one customer in…
Mobile

FCC wants to be informed about data-free streaming services from T-Mobile, AT&T, and Comcast

The FCC sent letters to T-Mobile, AT&T, and Comcast, asking the companies to provide specific details about their respective data-free streaming services. The agency requested that the companies respond by no later than January 15…
Movies & TV

Sling TV CEO says Comcast data caps could crush Internet TV

The CEO of internet-based TV provider Sling TV called out Comcast in a recent interview, saying that the cable company is installing bandwidth caps to damage outside streaming companies.
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Comcast and Time Warner continue to grow despite consumer complaints

New market research shows that Comcast and Time Warner Cable are still gaining most new customers in cable broadband while fiber's growth is struggling to gain as much ground.
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Comcast targets cord cutters with data cap dodging Stream TV

Comcast's latest attempt to woo cord cutters is a streaming TV service offered exclusive to its Internet-only customers, which allows users to dodge the company's often-criticized data caps.
Movies & TV

Live streaming virtual reality startup NextVR gets a boost from Comcast and Time Warner

Media companies Comcast and Time Warner are making a big investment in virtual reality, contributing to a $30.5 million round of funding for live virtual reality content provider NextVR.
Computing

590K Comcast emails and passwords go on sale online

Around 200,000 Comcast customers had their passwords reset after 600,000 login details went up for sale on a dark Web marketplace. Only about a third of them were still active, valid accounts.
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The sky is not the limit: Comcast puts data caps on customers in selected markets

Despite the fact that 4K streaming to the masses is on the horizon, Comcast is continuing to push its data cap policies on existing unlimited customers in new areas, charging them a premium or face restricted download limits.
Mobile

Comcast may want to be your next wireless carrier

Potentially packaging wireless carrier service with cable and Internet services, Comcast is investigating the possibility of building a wireless service by taking a peek inside Verizon.