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The perils of Netflix

Netflix is sitting on top of the online video hill right now, but a host of challengers threaten to knock it off. From growing competition to bandwidth pressures to disgruntled shareholders looking for a leadership change, the path ahead holds many dangers.

Comcast-TWC merger opposed by powerful computer industry group

The proposed $45.2 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable can add to the list of powerful forces opposing it a group that includes Microsoft, Google, Facebook, T-Mobile and Dish Network.

Dissatisfaction over cable service reaches all-time high

Calling the relationship between cable providers and their customers a "soup of misery," a management consulting firm says subscriber dissatisfaction with cable service has reached an all-time high, with 53 percent of surveyed consumers saying they'd ditch their service if they had more choices.

Smart home control market to rise to $6B by 2019, says ABI Research

AT&T and Comcast are among a growing group of service providers that are looking for revenue streams in the home automation market by adding connectivity and features to their routers that are traditionally used for broadband data and video services.

Independent test validates Comcast broadband usage meter

A third party research and measurement company has validated the meter Comcast uses to measure the data usage of its ISP customers.

Comcast Business brings 10G fiber network, IP services to Pleasanton, Calif., Valley Business Park

Comcast Business continues to expand the reach of its on-net fiber and the latest extension into Valley Business Park in Pleasanton, Calif., is another example of that trend.

Report: TWC-DirecTV deal for Dodgers channel needs Comcast to happen

Time Warner Cable is simply demanding too much licensing money for its new SportsNet LA regional sports channel, and a lynchpin deal with DirecTV likely won't occur during the initial focal point of the new outlet, the 2014 Dodgers baseball season.

Comcast-TWC combination poses long-term threat to Windstream, other business providers

With much of the attention on the  Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger  centered on how it will affect the consumer video and broadband segments, it's easy to overlook its influence on the business services market.

Cincinnati Bell's Torbeck: We'll spend $80M-85M on FTTH this year

Cincinnati Bell's CEO Ted Torbeck told investors that the telco will continue to focus on transforming itself into a fiber-based broadband company, with plans to spend between $80 million to $85 million on rolling out fiber to the home (FTTH) throughout Cincinnati.

Comcast brings Wi-Fi perk to business customers

Comcast is providing its business customers with something many of its residential customers already have--a dual-signal gateway--and simultaneously boosting its own public Wi-Fi footprint as part of the launch of what it said is the nation's first business-grade wireless gateway service with an integrated Cisco modem that includes both private and public Wi-Fi SSIDs.