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Under pressure: Networks push for Netflix branding as Time Warner eyes Hulu stake

As much as Netflix subscribers love the ad-free viewing experience, it remains to be seen whether or not it is sustainable. Netflix has recently allowed Disney/ABC to increase their promotional activities, showing networks' leverage.
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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.
Movies & TV

Shove it, HBO: AMC refuses to further delay sending shows to Netflix

AMC's CEO has said that the network does not intend to change its traditional year-wait rollout of shows to streaming services, despite Time Warner and others wanting to wait longer.

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.