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How We Love to Hate the Large ISPs

I have read a number of articles lately that reminded me of the love / hate relationship that Americans generally have with the large ISPs. Here is a summary of some of these stories. 872 more words

What Customers Want

Massachusetts Senator Urges Verizon, Cox To Resolve Local Fox Blackout

On Thanksgiving Thursday, some football fans in Massachusetts and Rhode Island had to scramble to find alternative ways to watch the Eagles-Cowboys game when the local Fox station, WFXT-TV, went dark on Verizon FiOS at 3 AM, affecting 400,000 customers. 107 more words

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Reinvesting in Rural America

Over the last few weeks C-Spire has begun rolling out gigabit fiber in Mississippi. Unlike Google which is mostly concentrating on large and fast-growing cities, C-Spire is rolling fiber out to small and rural towns throughout Mississippi. 1,012 more words

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Verizon Agrees to $1.3M Settlement With Maryland

BALTIMORE — The Maryland Attorney General’s Office says Verizon has agreed to pay $1.375 million in restitution to consumers over allegedly misleading offers on its FiOS services. 124 more words

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CBS News Launches CBSN Streaming Network

By Ian Bush

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With shows like The Sopranos, HBO has long been considered an innovator when it comes to television. Now, it seems, it’s spurred another TV trend toward cord-cutting. 251 more words

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Verizon offers a new router designed for the smart home

In many homes, the wireless router is the weak link between the web and your actual internet experience. It may be too slow, coverage might be uneven and it doesn’t often have the features a consumer needs to control their devices and home network without becoming a network engineer. 263 more words

Broadband in Big Cities

I’ve often written about the issues with rural broadband, but today I thought I would take a look at the state of broadband in the large cities. 879 more words

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