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Comcast announces Xfinity prepaid internet and TV service

Comcast today announced Xfinity Prepaid Services, a pay-as-you-go offering that lets customers buy TV or internet service and add refills for either seven or 30 days.

Google Fiber holds off on Portland 1 Gig launch, may be exploring other service options

Google Fiber's mission to bring 1 Gbps service to Portland, Oregon, has hit another snag. The service provider is going to delay the buildout for the near future, according to a group of contractors and others close to Google Fiber that would be working to build out the fiber network.

Finding a place for wireless in the smart home

The connected home of tomorrow provides a vast number of opportunities for developers, device manufacturers and service providers. But how much opportunity will exist for mobile network operators is still unclear.

CSG tech-tracking app comes under fire for 'Uber-izing' cable installation business

A CSG International app designed to more efficiently automate the workflow of cable installers has come under fire from these workers, who claim the mobile app is adversely affecting their work...

CenturyLink and Frontier need to up investment to compete with Comcast and Charter, analyst says

Morgan Stanley analyst Simon Flannery says CenturyLink and Frontier Communications "need to increase capital spending to be more competitive" with cable operators in their regions, specifically Comcast and Charter.

Comcast and Dish make FCC's list of 62 qualified spectrum auction bidders

Comcast and Dish Network are moving forward with their plans to participate in the FCC's upcoming 600MHz wireless spectrum auction, with the agency approving the two operators' applications.

AT&T invests $3B to enhance Illinois local networks, deepens residential, business fiber reach

AT&T has invested over $3 billion in its Illinois wireline and wireless networks between 2013 and 2015, expanding the availability of its Gigapower service and LTE wireless services to more residential and business customers.

CenturyLink, Frontier will need to increase capital to compete with Charter and Comcast

CenturyLink and Frontier are going to face more powerful competitive forces in Charter Communications and Comcast, two cable operators that have been increasing their network footprints via acquisitions and organic builds while upping broadband speeds in multiple markets.

Comcast deploys mobile public Wi-Fi van

Comcast has deployed its mobile Wi-Fi hotspot service, Xfinity Wi-Fi on Wheels.

Canada's Shaw to deploy white-label X1 across footprint by end of 2017

Canada's Shaw Communications will begin deploying white-label X1 set-tops to its subscribers this year and have the Comcast-owned platform completely deployed across its footprint by the end of 2017, the company said in its third-quarter earnings report Friday.