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The slowest Internet in the country can be found in four very surprising cities

If you think your Internet is absurdly slow, like 1990s dial-up slow, you may be painfully correct if you live in one of four major cities that suffer from some of the worst Internet connections in the country.

Report: Comcast getting support from beneficiaries for TWC merger

Comcast, which has a track record of conjuring support in Capitol Hill, is once again leveraging its influence as it seeks approval of its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.
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Netflix waves the red flag, files formal FCC petition against Comcast/TWC merger

Netflix has gladly played the role of irksome gadfly in the ever-heated net neutrality debate, but this week the streaming service went to the greatest and most serious length yet in its tearing-down of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner…
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Pay to Play Smoothly: Netflix, Time Warner reach agreement to raise speeds

Potentially good news for anyone that's currently a Time Warner Cable subscriber, Netflix has reached a deal with the ISP related to increasing the streaming speed of television shows and movies.
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Comcast abandons customer on hold for three hours, then closes

Definitely a terrible way to spend three hours, a Comcast customer attempted to cancel service through the company's retention department only be be completely ignored and eventually forgotten.
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Dish pleads with FCC to take closer look at upcoming mergers

Dish Network expressed concern this week over two important upcoming merger deals set to further alter the already-transforming pay-TV landscape - those of Comcast/Time Warner Cable and AT&T/DirecTV. Dish's senior vice president…

YouTube starts displaying ISP blame messages on slow videos

Putting additional pressure on Internet service providers, Google has launched a new pop-up window on YouTube videos in order to educate consumers about the speed limitations of their current ISP.
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While Comcast and Time Warner plan their marriage, other networks cry foul

Cogent's David Schaeffer tells congress why, even without Time Warner, Comcast already exerts excessive influence over the Internet, extracting unprecedented fees for access to its huge cache of subscribers. Do we really want a bigger…
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Comcast to sell off 3.9 million customers if Time Warner merger proceeds

When Comcast first announced its plan to buy up Time Warner the company claimed it would sell off about 3 million subscribers to soothe fears over an all out cable monopoly. Now Comcast has raised the total to 3.9 million.
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Comcast/Netlfix spat gets scrappier, as Comcast blames Netflix for video quality woes

The cable giant responded yesterday via blog post to Netflix's claims that Comcast is directly responsible for users' slow streaming rates and poor video quality when using the service through a Comcast connection. The response comes just…
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Comcast dances before the Senate to plead its case for a $45.2 billion Time Warner merger

Comcast began its defense before a Senate Judiciary Committee today to try and push through its multi-billion dollar merger with Time Warner Cable. Follow us at the link to find out just how crazy this deal really is.
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States jump aboard Justice Department probe of Comcast-Time Warner merger

Florida and an undetermined number of states will assist in the Justice Department's probe of the Comcast-Time Warner merger , helping to determine whether the deal is admissible under U.S. antitrust law. The merger has attracted the close…