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HBO makes web push to fend off Murdoch

The US$49-a-month Internet Plus trial introduced last year with Comcast is the model for a new service, the sources said. The package is aimed at the 10 million US broadband customers, many of them younger, who don’t now buy cable TV. 48 more words


Netflix strikes streaming-traffic deal with AT&T too

Following recent deals with Comcast and Verizon, Netflix confirmed Tuesday that it has also reached an agreement with AT&T to provide a direct connection from the video service to broadband customers. 80 more words

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You Can Finally Get HBO Without the Bloat of Cable

The a la carte TV movement got a bit of a boost today. Bloomberg is reporting that Time Warner Cable will offer consumers a slimmed down TV bundle that includes the web-only HBO Go, broadband internet, and a few other channels for 50 bucks a month. 53 more words

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We thought we understood the net neutrality argument: the need to ensure that ISPs like the big cable companies don’t extort cash from services like… 281 more words

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The Unquestioned Questionable Provisions and Implications of the Philippine Cybercrime Prevention Act

On April 23, 2014, Dr. Atty. Noel G. Ramiscal, as requested by the University of the Philippines Institute of Administration of Justice (UP IAJ), delivered a lecture on the Philippine Cybercrime Prevention Act as part of the UP IAJ’s Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminar series. 623 more words

I’ll Teach You How to Choose the Best Internet Service Provider

In my previous article, I discussed how we moved house and how we made the process a little less stressful than it should have been. When we were able to finally settle in, the next challenge for our family was to start choosing our suppliers, particularly for cable, phone, and internet. 720 more words

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Netflix's Ken Florance: The Man Who Keeps the Video Streaming

The network consists of sets of customized streaming servers (it takes 12 to hold the site’s entire catalog) placed in hundreds of data centers that belong to ISPs or other companies with which Netflix has traffic-sharing agreements. 116 more words

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