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No Surprise: Netflix Comes Out Against Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Hastings says combined company would be a threat to the Internet

Netflix told shareholders Monday that the company opposes the merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable because it would give the combined company too much power over broadband Internet access. The…

April 21, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT

Apple and Comcast in Talks for Streaming Partnership? Giants may work out deal that would give users preferential treatment on cable's 'last mile'

Could Comcast users say goodbye to fuzzy, buffering videos and hello to fast, HD-quality content thanks to a rumored deal with Apple?  The Wall Street Journal reported that unnamed sources say Apple…

March 24, 2014, 3:43 PM EDT

Netflix's Hastings Slams Comcast in Blog Calling for Stronger Net Neutrality Calls out cable giant just 1 month after agreeing to pay for access

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings took to his company's blog Thursday to call for Washington and the Federal Communications Commission to pass stronger net neutrality rules so that Netflix doesn't have…

March 20, 2014, 8:49 PM EDT

Netflix Pays to Bust Up Comcast Traffic Jam Deal gives streaming service direct access to cable giant’s network

In a move that seems certain to have a profound impact on how Netflix negotiates with other broadband providers going forward, the streaming video service on Sunday announced it has…

February 23, 2014, 3:26 PM EST

Deja Vu: FCC Will Try Again to Rewrite Open Internet Rules [Updated] Proposal possible by late spring

Amid growing pressure to preserve the open Internet, Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler said today that the commission is going to try again to craft rules that can withstand…

February 19, 2014, 12:08 PM EST

Congressional Dems Introduce Bill to Restore FCC's Open Internet Rules Bill could serve to nudge FCC's Wheeler to act soon

The debate over net neutrality in Washington is just getting started. Just days after President Obama pledged during a Google+ hangout that he supported net neutrality, Democrats rallied in Congress…

February 3, 2014, 3:54 PM EST

FCC's Wheeler Vows to Take Next Steps on Net Neutrality 'Shortly' FCC faces pressure from public interest groups to preserve open Internet

The pressure is mounting on the Federal Communications Commission to revisit how it will regulate net neutrality in the wake of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals decision that tossed…

January 30, 2014, 2:13 PM EST

Washington Mulls the Net Neutrality Decision Here's what you need to know to sort it out

Washington loves nothing better than to chew and chew and chew over issues. And this week's mastication festival focuses on the D.C. Circuit's decision to strike down the Federal Communications Commission's…

January 15, 2014, 5:54 PM EST

D.C. Court Shoots Down FCC Net Neutrality Rules Decision leaves door open

The Federal Communications Commission's controversial net neutrality rules have been shot down in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. In a closely watched case, the three-judge…

January 14, 2014, 12:10 PM EST

FCC to Wait and See on AT&T-Sponsored Data Plan Chairman and commissioners unsure if plan violates net neutrality rules

Critics of AT&T’s sponsored data plan say it’s a clear violation of the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules, but the FCC isn’t so sure. Based on comments made at two…

January 8, 2014, 9:49 PM EST

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