Monthly Archives: June 2014

2014 FIFA World Cup Update

Are you still feeling the sting from Portugal’s last-second, equalizer goal that prevented the U.S. from eliminating them from the next round? If you are, you’re not alone according to Nielsen data that shows a record-breaking 18.2 million viewers tuned into Sunday’s gut wrenching match. Next up, the U.S. faces Germany in a very important […]

Verizon’s Interest in DISH Wireless Spectrum

DISH has purchased $17 billion worth of wireless spectrum since 2011 and is reportedly looking for a partner to build a wireless broadband network. But with the multiple merger deals being discussed, the number of potential partners is diminishing – quickly. Click here to find blogs on potential merging providers and other provider news. Before […]

NFL Blackout Rule/the Future of NFL Sunday Ticket

The FCC has proposed to drop its sports blackout rule which ensures that local broadcast stations carry local games despite insufficient ticket sales. In response, the NFL has launched a website asking fans to tell the FCC and Congress to leave the sports blackout rule as is and as it has been for nearly four […]

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 Internet Company 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 […]

Netflix and Verizon Playing the Blame Game for Poor Video Streaming

Things are starting to get a little catty between internet service providers and content providers as the conversation on net neutrality heats up with Netflix and Verizon playing the blame game for poor video streaming quality. Earlier this week some Netflix users who connect to the internet through a Verizon FiOS connection received the following […]

2014 FIFA World Cup™ Coverage from Cox

Looking for better 2014 FIFA World Cup™ coverage? You’re in luck! Cox Communications announced their coverage strategy for this year’s soccer competition starting on Thursday, June 12. Cox has dedicated their coverage to offer their customers unique access to every match as it’s happening; Cox Advanced TV customers can enjoy the competition live in HD, […]

SignatureHome™ by Time Warner Cable

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Internet Company Home

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Time Warner Cable and Boingo WiFi Deal

Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Boingo, a major WiFi network operating company, have made the first “fast lane” deal that would affect WiFi roaming access. Financials weren’t discussed in the announcement, but the deal gives TWC access to hundreds of “premium” Boingo locations including subway platforms and airports in cities such as New York; Los […]