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Georgia congressman links net neutrality with Comcast-NBCU deal

Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson has determined that the "large and complicated" Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA)-NBC Universal acquisition/merger could muddy the already murky net neutrality waters and that

Verizon's 10, 15 Mbps DSL service is great if you can actually get it

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) this week introduced new 10 and 15 Mbps DSL speed tiers in its non-FiOS markets in what could be seen as another defensive play against cable. Residential and SMB customers that

Knology gets a piece of cable action in Opelika

It's going to be interesting to see what happens now with cable TV in Opelika, Ala. Residents expressed their distaste for incumbent provider Charter Communications (OTC BB: CCMM) by overwhelmingly

FCC shifts into reverse on net neutrality

To paraphrase President Reagan: "There they go again." While not conceding any such thing, the FCC has apparently shifted into reverse when it comes to net neutrality and is now going backwards

Frontier ready to up the broadband stakes in Illinois

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) is planning to spend $40 million or more over the next 12 months to expand broadband service to Illinois communities--many of them rural--and bring new competition

Amazon muscling into Web-based TV

Apparently not content to just sell DVDs of TV shows on its retail site and log the occasional VoD sale, Amazon is reportedly lining up partners such as NBC Universal, Time Warner (NYSE: TWC-WI) and

New Comcast partner Blockbuster may seek Chapter 11

No sooner has Blockbuster inked a video rental deal and other sundry peripherals with Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) than rumors strengthen that the father of all video stores is in trouble and could file

Mash-up: DOCSIS modem silicon runs behind as Verizon DSL boosts speeds

For those who like mash-ups, here's a pair of seemingly unrelated but too-close-to-separate items. Silicon fabricators are pressing hard, but can't keep up with demand for DOCSIS modem chips even as

Report: Justice Dept. dialing in on Comcast-NBCU deal

The other shoe finally has dropped in Comcast's bid to acquire NBC Universal. While the FCC has been taking a hard--and public--look at the deal's impact on the burgeoning online video industry, The

The word's out: Clearwire plans pay-as-you-go service

Some people just can't keep a secret. After building suspense over what it might say today when it holds a media and analysts webcast, Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR) leaked the news: It's planning a