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Charter - Time Warner $78 Billion Merger

Published June 3rd, 2016 by Valerie

Despite public criticism and a civil lawsuit brought by the Justice Department's Anti-Trust division, in late April the FCC approved the merger that would make Charter Communications the second dominant broadband provider next to Comcast, with its purchase of Time Warner and absorption of Brighthouse Networks. Conditions on the deal include ...

Netflix Speed Test

Published May 10th, 2016 by Valerie

Netflix has developed its own speed test at fast.com to help educate consumers on the quality of their broadband connection. It starts working immediately when the user connects to the site, and lets them know where they fall with regard to speed. Find out more about fast.com and how Netflix has been ranking ISPs for streaming video performance at Telecompetitor.

 

Charter's Proposed $78 Billion Merger with Time Warner Approved

Published April 25th, 2016 by Admin

Despite public criticism and a civil lawsuit brought by the Justice Department's Anti-Trust division, the FCC approved the merger that would make Charter Communications the second dominant broadband provider next to Comcast.

FCC 2016 Broadband Progress Report - Internet Speed Standards

Published April 20th, 2016 by Admin

A call from a Multifamily owner today had the question posed, "What are the standards today? For cable, how many channels? For Internet, how many megabytes per second?" We defer to the FCC for those standards. If you haven't seen the FCC 2016 Broadband Progress Report, read on here.

Big Cable vs. Cord Cutting ... Opposition to Charter - Time Warner Deal

Published February 22nd, 2016 by Admin

Amidst continued cord cutting, Time Warner, Comcast and Charter have slowed their cuts and all posted gains to their subscriber bases for 4th Quarter 2015 after years of declines.

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