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Dish signs retrans renewal with Nexstar, avoids blackout of 60 channels

Dish Network inked its second significant broadcast retransmission renewal in less than a week, announcing a deal Wednesday with Nexstar Broadcasting Group.

Oregon tax law could trip up Google Fiber's Portland rollout

Oregon tax laws could derail Google Fiber's deployment in Portland, potentially causing the company to pull out from a build it announced in February and taking hundreds of millions of investment dollars along with it, local officials fear.

Comcast responds to hotspot suit: It doesn't hurt you, and you can easily turn it off

Responding to a class-action suit over its deployment of dual use Wi-Fi gateways to residential customers, Comcast said its home hotspots don't impede network performance or undermine security.

Comcast sued for turning residential routers into hotspots

Two Northern California residents have launched a class action suit in a San Francisco federal court against Comcast, claiming the cable company's shared Wi-Fi routers use too much electrical power, violate their privacy and slow their network.

Comcast Business taps into teleworking craze with Ethernet@home offering

Comcast Business is playing into the emerging teleworking movement for businesses with the debut of its new Ethernet@home service.

Comparing Comcast and Charter's different approaches to user guides

Comcast and Charter Communications have been actively rolling out new cloud-based user guides for their users, but their approaches vary widely.

Comcast users struggle to keep their routers from being used as hotspots

As it aggressively seeks to grow its carrier-grade Wi-Fi footprint by building in a separate SSID signal into the modems of its residential subscribers, Comcast has purportedly offered its customers the ability to opt out of the program.

Shot clock delays put FCC merger timelines into March

Originally scheduled to culminate by the end of 2014, the FCC's respective regulatory reviews for the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable and AT&T-DirecTV mergers will now close in March, if no more delays are encountered.

Comcast, Charter taking wildly differing approaches to set-top boxes

Two years and five months after its initial launch in Boston, Comcast's X1 set-top box has been deployed in about 5 million homes. But a similar product from Charter Communications shows how such products can offer many of the same services through a significantly different setup.  For more on this topic, check out this  FierceCable feature.

Charter and Comcast: Illustrating two very different approaches to the program-guide challenge

It is now imperative for pay-TV operators to offer their customers slick user interfaces that intuitively help them search and surface programming among a vast selection of content choices that is becoming increasingly atomized.