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FCC releases net neutrality order, lawsuits expected

The FCC has delivered its long-awaited net neutrality order that reclassifies ISPs under Title II of the Communications Act. The FCC posted the 400-page order to its website two weeks after it was approved in a 3-2 vote by the Democratic-controlled commission.

Charter in talks to buy Bright House, report says

Charter Communications has quietly been in talks with billionaire Si Newhouse Jr. for months about buying Bright House Networks, according to Bloomberg.

Repercussions: DirecTV, Cox, Comcast work on responses to HBO Now

HBO stirred a hornet's nest with its announced plan to offer its standalone HBO Now service exclusively on Apple TV.

Verizon not worried about cable companies' push into wireless via Wi-Fi offerings

Verizon Wireless is not that worried that cable MSOs will start eating into the wireless business with Wi-Fi-first business models, according to a senior Verizon executive. At an investor conference today, Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo touched on several hot-button issues for Verizon and the wider industry, including new FCC regulations on net neutrality and data roaming.

Comcast promotes Rudnay, Block, Salva to exec VP level

Comcast communications chief D'Arcy Rudnay became the first woman ever at the Philadelphia cable conglomerate to ascend to the executive VP level on Monday, when the company announced promotions for three Comcast execs active in the ongoing process of trying to get Comcast merged with Time Warner Cable.

Comcast's backup plan? Possibly buy Netflix, Cablevision, T-Mobile … the list goes on, analyst Greenfield says

What will happen if regulators shoot down the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable? BTIG Research analyst Richard Greenfield postulated quite a few interesting possibilities in a blog post published last week.

Comcast still holding out on Playstation app as consumer tension starts to boil

This is why TV Everywhere can't have nice things. The tech blogosphere has erupted into its frequent juxtaposition of rage and indignation amid this week's announcement that the HBO Go app is now available for Playstation 4--except for Comcast subscribers.

Google Fiber incites SMB battle against CenturyLink, Comcast in Provo, Utah

Google Fiber is taking advantage of its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) footprint in Provo, Utah, to extend services to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the area, a move that will find it facing off with incumbent telco CenturyLink and cable operator Comcast.

Comcast handles its 'Tonight Show' viewing problem with new NBCU comedy SVOD service

At Comcast's fourth-quarter earnings call on Feb. 24, Steve Burke, CEO of the conglomerate's NBCUniversal division, said that as much as 70 percent of viewing for NBC's Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon is done digitally and goes unmonetized.

Comcast Business establishes PoP in vXchnge data centers, enhances Ethernet reach

Comcast Business continues to expand its presence in carrier neutral data centers, announcing that it has established point-of-presence (PoP) in three major vXchnge data centers.