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Netflix CEO says no data crunch for U.S. service, calls Canadian caps 'unfortunate for citizens'

Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) this week began offering Canadian subscribers a reduced-quality default streaming option in an effort to slip under what in the U.S. would be seen as draconian bandwidth caps

Comcast, Time Warner Cable in Worst Company Sweet 16

It would have been tough to ignore the Consumerist's annual search for the Worst Company in America even if two cable operators, Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC-WI) hadn't

Cable's bad reputation lasts long after things change

Invariably, Major League Baseball's annual all-star game is a point of controversy because fans, given the opportunity to vote, select a player on past merit rather than season statistics. The

HomePNA's Fast EoC specification targets the MDU and hospitality markets

With the passing of its Fast Ethernet over Coax (Fast EoC) standard, HomePNA advocates such as AT&T (NYSE: T) and CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and cable operators like Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Time

Joe Waz to retire from Comcast after 17 years

Just when it appeared that Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) was trying to stuff too many chiefs into a single wigwam, one brave left the fold. Joe Waz, senior vice president of external affairs and public

Consumerist: Comcast urges workers to stuff 'worst company' ballot box

The Consumerist continues to have fun at the expense of Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA). Last year, the Consumer Reports offshoot gave the MSO its Golden Poo award after voters determined Comcast to be the

Verizon becomes Massachusetts' second largest video provider

Watch out Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) because Verizon (NYSE: VZ) has got your number--your video number--in Massachusetts. In 2010, Verizon became the state's second largest video provider with over

Nielsen sues comScore alleging patent violations

Nielsen and comScore have routinely been miles apart on their tracking of the online video industry, which could be surprising in light of a lawsuit filed today by Nielsen that alleges comScore

Rumor: KIT digital a possible buyer of Comcast's thePlatform; MSO says it isn't so

Comcast's online video platform, thePlatform, which has been a keystone for the MSO's foray into over-the-top video distribution, supporting Comcast's Xfinity initiative, is rumored to be for sale

Cheaper bandwidth boosts Netflix streaming model; caps seen a non-issue

Phillip Swann may not consider a la carte programming a good thing, but Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) has made a business out of selectively offering only what consumers want to buy, first through