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Topic: Telecomm

Web Provider Slams Comcast

Fueling the controversy over net neutrality, Level 3, one of the Internet backbone providers, accused Comcast of “putting up a tollbooth” on the Internet. According to a Level 3 statement…

Branson's Project vs. Murdoch's Daily

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson officially rolled out his iPad magazine at a press conference in New York today, while taking a shot Rupert Murdoch’s forthcoming national newspaper, dubbed The…

Next Issue Newsstand to Launch With Limited Offerings

Next Issue Media, a publishing joint venture, is targeting a first-quarter launch of its digital newsstand, but will fall short of being an industrywide, device-agnostic storefront. The newsstand will start out…

Web Giants Join Comcast, NBCU Merger Opposition

Opposition to Comcast's proposed acquisition of 51 percent of NBC Universal continues to grow even as regulators near a decision to approve the transaction. On Monday (Nov. 29), NetCoalition—representing Internet…

Microsoft Launching Gamer Pay TV?

TV lovers, particularly gamers, may have yet another reason to ditch cable.Microsoft is said to be exploring a pay-TV service that would be available on Web-enabled devices such as the…

CJP Lines Up Talent for Suite 7

The branded entertainment firm CJP Digital Media has lined up several name actors for its upcoming Web original Suite 7.The series, a weekly anthology featuring seven different couples each staying…

Fed Cracks Down on Web Piracy

The federal government Monday (Nov. 29) stepped up the war against Internet piracy, issuing seizure orders against 82 commercial Web sites engaged in the illegal sale and distribution of counterfeit…

Traffic Accident

Since Web sites have been counting traffic, they've bitterly complained about their Nielsen or comScore numbers. "We reach twice as many uniques as they say" is a common contention. "Those…

Kramer Puts the 'C' in Change

Larry Kramer was sitting in a meeting, bored stiff, the moment he realized the media world was hurling down an uncharted course. It was 2005, and the founder of CBS…

Silverman's Rein-Ben-tion

The guy who moved Leno to 10 o’clock and put a Val Kilmer-voiced Knight Rider on the air is bringing credibility to Web video.Ben Silverman’s Electus, formed last year following…

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