| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:15 AM
The Federal Communications Commission's new definition of high-speed Internet service could become a factor in Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable.
The FCC and the U.S. Department of Justice are reviewing the Comcast-Time Warner Cable...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Broadband Internet in this country just got a whole lot faster.
Actually the definition of broadband Internet just got faster — and the cable and phone industries are none too pleased about it.
The Federal Communications Commission voted...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:20 AM
SpongeBob fans rejoice: Nickelodeon is the latest cable channel to plan a stand-alone Internet offering.
What's not yet known is whether this offering will be the same channel as what cable and satellite TV subscribers now get. It's possible the service...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:10 AM
James is wondering: Can he avoid Time Warner Cable's monthly fee to lease a set-top box by purchasing his own hardware?
In a word, no. There are no generic equivalents for the company's digital boxes.
But there's a pretty nifty work-around.
| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:10 PM
The problem with cutting the pay-TV cord is that you still need a high-speed Internet connection. No surprise, then, that the big telecom companies are jacking up fees for broadband access.
But I have two words that should worry the likes of Time Warner...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network are not currently available on satellite-broadcaster Dish Network, the result of an impasse in carriage talks between the two companies.
Dish said in a statement early Sunday morning that 21st Century Fox had...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:00 PM
PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. — Most Dodgers fans face the bitter prospect of another baseball season starting without the home team on their television set.
Getting the Dodgers' SportsNet LA channel into the 70% of local homes without it has been...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:01 PM
A coalition of California consumer groups fighting a huge nationwide cable TV merger is asking state telecommunications regulators to oppose it.
The groups filed legal opposition briefs with the Public Utilities Commission late Wednesday urging the...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Fox News Channel is rallying its loyal audience to help in its showdown with Dish Network Corp.
Dish, which has 14 million subscribers, dropped FNC and Fox Business Network late Saturday night in a dispute over how much the satellite TV service was...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 5:13 PM
Time Warner Cable customers may have been wondering whether there was a hidden catch when the company recently upgraded people's Internet modems for free. Time Warner said there was nothing sneaky going on.
Over the holidays, the cable...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 1:20 PM
NEW YORK - U.S. broadcasting companies CBS Corp and Dish Network Corp reached a multi-year deal on Saturday with CBS agreeing to continue to deliver its programs to Dish's 14 million subscribers.
The deal came hours after CBS pulled CBS, CBS Sports...