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2014-02-13 16:30:17

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Comcast has proposed a deal to buy Time Warner Cable, a mega-merger that would combine the two largest cable providers in the United States. Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, announced its opposition to the merger, citing the impact that the combination could have on prices and service. Delara Derakhshani, policy counsel for Consumers Union, said, "Under this proposed deal, two huge companies...

2014-02-13 16:30:05

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog is calling on the U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission to block Comcast's deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion because it is anticompetitive and not in the public interest. "Combining the two largest cable television providers into one company would create an unjustifiable monopoly that would have unfair power over consumers who would inevitably see prices rise and...

Netflix Maintains ISPs Are Not Throttling Streaming On User Accounts
2014-02-13 13:04:28

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Netflix users have some cause to complain about content they are streaming from the service. A recent court decision allowing Internet Service Providers (ISP) to throttle, or slow down, internet speeds could be a possible explanation behind the recent drop in service. Netflix maintains that speeds have not dipped significantly and it has been business as usual for the streaming content provider. Analysts say ISP throttling is not...

2014-02-13 12:25:47

CINCINNATI, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today addressed the potential impact on its retransmission revenue if a merger of cable providers Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable were to be consummated. "A Comcast-Time Warner deal would have no impact on our retransmission revenue over the next two years," said Rich Boehne, Scripps chairman, president and CEO. "We'll have to assess the longer-term impact when the details are more clear, including the...

2014-02-13 12:24:48

Executives from ESPN, Comcast, Cox Communications, Time Warner Cable, Roku, TV One, Viacom, Sesame Workshop, and Others to Discuss Implications of Shifting Demographics and Transculturalism on Content, Technology, and Advertising NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Executives from top media companies will gather on March 20 in New York City at the Multicultural Media Forum, a research and strategy-driven event attended by roughly 400 decision-makers from the TV, advertising, technology,...

2014-02-06 23:22:53

(“PNTV”) is providing this Shareholder update with regard to the complaint PNTV filed against Comcast Corporation and its affiliates (“Comcast”) in the District Court of Clark County, Nevada for $150,000,000 Million alleging Comcast entered into a contract with PNTV and failed to fulfill their responsibilities. Las Vegas, NV, February 6th 2014 (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Players Network, Inc. (OTC-QB Bulletin Board: PNTV), in response to numerous inquiries Players Network, Inc....

2014-02-06 12:29:48

Grants to Support Programs Focused on Community Service, Digital Literacy and Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders EXTON, Pa., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty nonprofit organizations in Comcast's Keystone Region have been awarded a total of $591,000 in grants from the Comcast Foundation to support programs focused on community service, digital literacy and empowering tomorrow's leaders. Comcast's Keystone Region includes portions of northeastern, central and western Pennsylvania, the Maryland...

2014-01-31 23:26:21

FORETHOUGHT.net hires new director of business development to help navigate its growth in the multi-tenant and multi-family markets. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 FORETHOUGHT.net is one of Colorado’s largest independent internet providers and it is growing. The Denver-based communications provider announced today that it hired its director of business development, Patrick Mann. Mr. Mann joins FORETHOUGHT.net with close to 20 award winning years of sales and sales management...

2014-01-31 23:22:13

The informative program will air on the FOX News Channel via Comcast Cable, Sweetwater Cable, Strata Networks, Charter Cable, Baja and Emery Telecom. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The producers of Viewpoints Industry TV are pleased to announce new air dates for Salt Lake City, Utah on several of the area’s main telecom carriers. The show features a variety of topics which relate to how people live, work and play. It introduces the viewer to innovative businesses, small...

2014-01-30 16:25:36

ALL-STAR LINEUP, INTERACTIVE PRIZES & DAILY GIVEAWAYS AT BOOTH #463 TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Outdoor Channel, America's Leader In Outdoor TV, is the presenting sponsor of the National Rifle Association's (NRA) inaugural Great American Outdoor Show, taking place in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania from Saturday, February 1(st) through Sunday, February 9(th). The Great American Outdoor Show celebrates the outdoor traditions treasured by millions of Americans and their...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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