Category Archives: Internet Services

Coming Soon: HBO Standalone Subscriptions

In its pursuit of online, cable and Satellite TV subscribers, HBO announced today that it will be selling its service via the Internet starting in 2015. This will give customers access to HBO content even if they don’t have cable or Satellite TV service. Specific details have yet to be revealed, but the network’s CEO […]

Comcast’s “First Step” in Global Wi-Fi

Comcast and Liberty Global reached an agreement today that allows users to access both companies’ Wi-Fi networks. This first-of-its-kind agreement is the first international Wi-Fi access partnership that Tom Nagel, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Comcast, says is, “…our first step in bringing global Wi-Fi connectivity to our customers.” Liberty Global is better […]

Time Warner Cable WiFi Hotspots for Subscribers

Free. Unlimited. Nationwide network. The kind of on-the-go Internet access everyone wants is available from Time Warner Cable WiFi hotspots. These hotspots are available free of charge to all subscribers with Standard Internet and above nationwide. Back in June, we learned that Time Warner Cable had made one of the first “fast lane” deals affecting […]

Looking for 1 Gig Internet Speeds?

Who doesn’t want faster Internet speeds? How does speeds up to 1 Gig sound? If you’re a subscriber to CenturyLink, AT&T U-verse or Cox, you may already have access to Internet speeds that are 100 times faster than the average broadband speed.* These Internet service providers have announced that they are planning to, or already […]

The Other Side of Net Neutrality

There’s always two sides to a story – right? Well on the topic of net neutrality, that is exactly what Time Warner Cable is claiming. Up until recently, the focus has been primarily on Internet service providers (ISPs) for accepting deals with companies like Netflix where, in exchange for payment, Netflix’s website would receive greater […]

Legislation on Net Neutrality Released to FCC

Internet providers have been keeping customers on their toes lately between net neutrality, playing the blame game on slow streaming speeds, and most recently, turning customers’ homes into public WiFi hotspots. And now, Democratic lawmakers have unveiled legislation regarding net neutrality that would force the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ban Internet fast lanes. For […]

Is Your Home a Potential Comcast Hotspot?

Last week, Comcast turned 50,000 of its customers’ homes in Houston, Texas into public hotspots and they plan on doing the same to millions more by the end of the year. According to the Houston Chronicle, Comcast says the move won’t slow down the residential customer’s connection. Comcast’s website explains that the additional “xfinitywifi” network […]