Articles Tagged with comcast

DIRECTV And AT&T Receive Final Approval To Merge

DirecTV And AT&T Merge

DIRECTV and AT&T received final approval by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to merge. The proposed deal is worth $48.5 billion. The FCC voted on Thursday, approving the merger with a few conditions. Three out of the five FCC commissioners voted in favor of the DIRECTV and AT&T merger, according to a report by… Read more »

Comcast Renames Female Customer ‘Super B***h,’ Surprising No One

Comcast Customer Service Insults More Customers

Comcast customer service representatives have a bit of a notorious reputation online. First, there was the customer that they dubbed “A**hole Brown.” Recently, the company tried to claim ownership of a piece of equipment that a friend of mine had bought outright, charging him for it after he’d canceled his service. (In their defense, that… Read more »

Comcast Apologizes For Addressing Written Communication To ‘A**hole’

Comcast apologizes: sorry we called your husband an a**hole.

Comcast has issued an apology, after a customer’s name was changed to the word “A**hole” on his billing statement. Lisa Brown said she received a bill from Comcast, but instead of her husband’s name, the line read “A**hole Brown.” She attempted to have the name changed, going into Comcast offices, and phoning to speak to… Read more »

Cable TV Providers Continue To Rake In Billions Of Dollars

Cable TV Providers Rake In Billions

Cable TV providers are raking in the dough. Even though thousands of Americans are refusing to shell out $40 a month for cable TV service, companies like Time Warner, Comcast, DirecTV, and Verizon are still able to generate billions of dollars. Nielsen is an American global measurement and information company with headquarters in New York… Read more »

Cable Companies Calling On FCC To Block High-Speed Internet Expansion

Block High-Speed Internet, Says Telecom Giants

Block high-speed Internet expansion. That’s the message that cable companies are sending to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) concerning the plans of Wilson, North Carolina, and Chattanooga, Tennessee. On Friday USTelecom, which represents cable giants Comcast, Time Warner and others, told the FCC that the “success of public broadband is a mixed record, with numerous… Read more »

Netflix To FCC: Comcast’s Slow Speeds Resulting In Loss Of Customers

Netflix Has Been Slower Thanks To Comcast, Company States

Netflix has taken their data throttling gripes up with the FCC. In a statement to the Federal Communications Commission, the movie/TV streaming service blamed Comcast’s slow speeds for their recent loss of customers. The company also declared that it was this loss of customers that led them to pay a toll for faster load times…. Read more »

You Have To Hear This Man’s Numerous Attempts To Cancel Comcast


One man’s attempt to cancel his Comcast service turned into a nightmare recently, and he has the recorded telephone call to prove it. According to, customer Ryan Block — who happens to also be a working journalist — was attempting to cancel his Comcast service when the customer service representative on the other end… Read more »

Netflix And Verizon Go To War Over Net Neutrality Transparency

Netflix and Verizon go to war over net neutrality.

Netflix users are well aware that the company is a supporter of strong net neutrality. The CEO of Netflix, Reed Hastings, said in a blog post, “Without strong net neutrality, big ISPs can demand potentially escalating fees for the interconnection required to deliver high quality service.” Despite Netflix’s outspoken support of net neutrality, they have… Read more »

Soul Sacrifice Delta [REVIEW]

soul_sacrifice_delta is worth playing

This updated version of the original heavily improves on what was flawed in an already great game. In then end, it’s all the new content that makes this update worthwhile. For those who are big fans of the PlayStation Vita by Sony, there isn’t much that can be said about the quantity of games. Just… Read more »

Comcast To Buy Time Warner Cable In $45.2 Billion Deal, Report Says

Comcast buying Time Warner Cable

Comcast, the nation’s largest provider of cable TV service and with over $62.5 billion in 2012 revenue, the world’s largest media company, will scoop up America’s second-largest cable service in a massive buyout set to be announced Thursday morning. Comcast has agreed to pay about $159 per share to acquire Time Warner Cable, CNBC’s David… Read more »

Twitter, Comcast Partnernship Brings The ‘See It’ Button This Fall

Twitter, Comcast, NBC Universal deal brings "See it" button this fall

Twitter, Comcast, and NBC Universal are bringing users the “See It” button later this fall, Comcast announced on Wednesday. The groundbreaking partnership will allow users to watch live streams on smartphones or tablets just by tapping on the button which will be embedded in certain tweets, effectively turning users phones into a remote. The feature… Read more »

Comcast Merger: Cable Provider Buys Rest Of NBC

Comcast Buys Rest Of NBC

Comcast’s merger with NBC is now complete. Comcast announced Wednesday that it was buying the remaining shares of NBCUniversal from General Electric, making Comcast the largest cable company in the United States. Comcast paid $16.7 billion to buy the remainder of General Electric’s stake in NBCUniversal. The company also purchased NBCUniversal’s properties at 30 Rockefeller… Read more »

‘Fire Chris Matthews’ For Hurricane Comments: Sean Hannity And Brent Bozell Demand Comcast ‘Pull The Plug’

Fire Chris Matthews Demands Grow Louder

Popular conservative talk show host Sean Hannity and Media Research Center President Brent Bozell demanded that Comcast “pull the plug” on liberal talk show host Chris Matthews over his incredibly insensitive comments on Hurricane Sandy. Only hours after the Obama Victory in the 2012 election, Matthews appeared on television and praised the hurricane for helping… Read more »

Comcast Voice Subscribers Now Have Free Wi-Fi Calling

Comcast Voice 2Go

Comcast on Tuesday rolled out free a free WiFi calling platform for current voice customers. Under the new plan Comcast customers who subscriber to home phone service will be able to make calls from their iPad, smartphone and other mobile devices at no additional charge. Users looking to take advantage of the free WiFi calling… Read more »