The drive to offer gigabit service continues to grow with major internet service providers. Comcast, via its Xfinity service, plans to have 15 cities offering ultra-fast internet speeds in 2017.
Comcast - winner of the 'Worst Company in America' award, twice - has confirmed that it will launch its own wireless service next year, using a combination of Wi-Fi hotspots and Verizon 4G LTE.
Following the approval from the FCC over a merger with Time Warner Cable, Charter is becoming the second-largest cable service provider in the U.S., giving Comcast a run for its money.
Comcast has confirmed its acquisition of DreamWorks Animation - the studio behind many hugely popular movie franchises such as 'Shrek', 'Kung Fu Panda' and 'Madagascar' - in a deal worth $3.8 billion.
A new proposal has been submitted to the Internet Engineering Task Force. It aims to secure email by sending messages over a secure connection. The proposal has support from tech firms such as Google.
In an effort to compete with the wave of new gigabit internet services, Comcast says it can offer customers gigabit internet without updating its cable network.
If you think your cable TV bill is already high, you're going to be disappointed to hear what your service provider could have in store for you next year.
Comcast has begun using dubious methods to alert users that it is infringing copyright. The method being used is called a man-in-the-middle attack usually employed by hackers to steal data.
Comcast says it will shut down its Xfinity app on the Xbox 360, and remove the app from those consoles, on September 1, "to make way for new updates and improvements to our online experience".
The war over Internet TV is heating up with the announcement of Comcast Stream, an inexpensive way to watch TV on demand over the Internet but it's far from perfect.
According to Bloomberg, two of America's most hated companies will reportedly drop plans to merge. The rumors come after a hearing with regulatory bodies raising concerns about the deal Wednesday.
As the result of a complete failure of customer support, one Philadelphia reporter found a way to twist the arm of an entire network hard enough to make refusal of service impossible.
With gigabit Internet services slowly gaining momentum in parts of the world, Comcast is positioning itself to offer blazing fast Internet speeds with the help of new Broadcom chips.
Although a new initiative from Comcast to turn home routers into 'public wi-fi hotspots' across 19 cities in the US has left some customers angered, just 1% have reportedly opted out.
Comcast is in the process of trying to acquire Time Warner in the US and to help convince consumers that the acquisition is a good idea, they are running web adverts to support their agenda.
Comcast has earned itself a reputation for dismal customer service - and a call recorded by a customer trying in vain to disconnect their Comcast service is a perfect example of why.
Comcast doesn't want to be the most hated company in America, according to its CEO - but when you are making boatloads of money, why would you change your business practices?
It has been reported that Comcast and Electronic Arts are nearing a deal that would bring on-demand gaming to Comcast's consumers. It would allow EA titles to be streamed over the X1 interface.
Now that Net Neutrality is apparently dead, Netflix signed a deal with Comcast to ensure that customers will be able to stream content through the large Internet Service Provider. Is this bad news?
Microsoft and Google are among the companies that have joined forces to form WiFiForward, an effort to get more airwave space for Wi-Fi which the group claims is heading for a bottleneck.
Comcast was recently hacked by the group NullCrew_FTS exposing user accounts and passwords for potentially millions of users. The security flaw was linked to their mail servers.
United States-based television provider Time Warner Cable lost 215,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013, amidst a potential bid for takeover.
Comcast has confirmed that a number of its broadband customers cannot currently get their Xbox One game consoles to connect to the Internet for online gaming via its Wi-Fi hardware.
With cable providers attempting to convince customers to stay, and networks making it more difficult to legally watch their content, are you "cutting the cord" or are you sticking with pay TV?
One in five Netflix users are leading the charge by dumping their cable and sattelite providers and going exclusively with off the air and streaming solutions in the digital age.
Comcast has now confirmed previous rumors that it will offer the new Xfinity Platinum Internet, with speeds of 305 Mbps for downloads, in select markets in the northeastern US.
Comcast is reportedly planning to launch a new high speed of 305 Mbps for downloads on its Internet service. The report claims that the faster service could launch by the end of 2012.
Some US ISPs have pledged to help those customers who still have the DNSChanger malware infection continue to get access to the Internet after today's deadline.
In a reversal of previous acquiescence to subpoenas, Comcast is now requesting that subpoenas for subscriber data be thrown out, accusing the copyright holders of attempting to shake down defendants.
A new report claims that Microsoft could sell off its remaining stake in the MSNBC.com website to NBC and its parent company Comcast, but still have placement on the MSN.com site.
Comcast has announced that it has eliminated its monthly broadband caps for its Internet owners, but will now charge its customers overage fees if they exceed pre-set data limits.
Skype has announced that the cable company Comcast has started supporting Skype call on its Xfinity service, letting users make audio and video calls on their TV screens.
The Xbox 360's live television services are still scheduled to launch on Tuesday but a newly released schedule today reveals that not every content provider will be ready to launch on Dec. 6.
A new report claims to have more info about Microsoft's upcoming live TV service for Xbox 360 consoles, including word that the official announcement may come sometime next week.
A new rumor suggests that Microsoft is now in talks with both Comcast and Verizon that could see the two cable TV providers offer content for Microsoft's upcoming Xbox TV service.
Watching more TV shows via Internet outlets like Netflix and Hulu may be the reason why the top cable TV and satellite operators lost more subscribers than at any point in their history.
After seeing pirates use their ISPs to transmit their stolen movies, TV shows, music and games to others, it seems that a number of ISPs are finally getting together to make an effort to crack...
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Earlier this year the cable TV and Internet ISP Comcast completed its merger deal with NBC Universal. While some have complained that the merger created a massive media conglomerate that will limit the amount of...
Earlier this month AT&T put in new broadband caps on its DSL and U-Verse Internet broadband services. It also started charging its customers overages fees if they go over those fairly small broadband caps. This...
One of the biggest sites on the Internet devoted to pirated software cannot be accessed by a number of Internet users at the moment. Engadget reports that some Comcast users are reporting that they have...
If you live in the US and get your Internet access at home via some kind of fast broadband service, the chances are good that you are under some kind of data cap via your...
Information security is always going to be a hot topic. When it comes to personal details, corporations are entrusted to secure that data. But if you are a Comcast subscriber, you may have another reason...
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Comcast, DirecTV, and Vudu have inked a deal with four major Hollywood studios to offer a premium video-on-demand service that would allow customers to stream titles 60 days after theatrical release. DirecTV will be the...
Unless youve been living under a rock for the past few months, youll no doubt be aware that the Internet is running out of IPv4 addresses. Exactly what this means will be covered in a...
Just a few years ago people began canceling their landline phone service and replaced it with their cell phone instead. Now it looks like history may be repeating itself as cable companies lose subscribers...