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Time Warner, Comcast Top The Heap Of Most Hated US Companies
2014-05-20 13:10:24

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some might say it is a match made in heaven. While the merger between the nation's number one and two cable companies is still far from a done deal, on Tuesday Comcast and Time Warner Cable were named the most hated companies in America. According to the American Customer Satisfaction Index, which is put out quarterly by the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and is often considered the most comprehensive customer...

2014-05-20 12:39:40

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Connecticut Students for their Academic Achievement and Community Service HARTFORD, Conn., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded 44 Connecticut high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's...

2014-05-20 08:41:56

Project Wins High Honors in "Operational Efficiency" at Informatica Innovation Awards NEW YORK and MUMBAI, India, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, was recognized by Informatica as an Innovation Award partner in the category of "Operational Efficiency" during Informatica World 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. This award was bestowed upon TCS and Comcast for the deployment...

2014-05-19 16:23:05

Strategy Analytics Predicts "Stars are Aligning for Seamless Broadband Services" BOSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T's planned acquisition of DirecTV offers benefits in the form of a nationwide footprint for AT&T as a Video Over the Top (OTT) and pay TV operator and ties in with the company's already strong IPTV, broadband and wireless businesses, according to new research from Strategy Analytics' Service Provider Strategies and Wireless Networks & Platforms services....

2014-05-19 12:25:36

New product enhancements, additional customer support and resources available to Jersey Shore towns PLEASANTVILLE, N.J., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast is welcoming New Jersey customers as they return for another summer "down the shore." In order to create the best customer experience, whether at home or on the sand, the company has upgraded its network serving Shore areas; added staff and extended hours at customer service centers; launched new television, Internet and home automation...

Merger Deal Worth $67B Confirmed By AT&T And DIRECTV
2014-05-19 07:26:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly three weeks after reports first surfaced that telephony-giant AT&T was mulling over the idea of acquiring satellite television company DIRECTV, the two companies announced in a joint statement on Sunday that they have entered into a “definitive agreement.” Under the agreement, AT&T will acquire DIRECTV in a stock-and-cash transaction at $95 per share based on AT&T’s closing price Friday. The total...

2014-05-18 20:20:17

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Telecommunications giant AT&T announced a deal to buy the nation's largest satellite TV company DirecTV today in an agreement reportedly valued at $48.5 billion. Delara Derakhshani, policy counsel for Consumers Union, the advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, said, "On the heels of Comcast's bid for Time Warner Cable, AT&T is going to try to pull off a mega-merger of its own. These could be the start of a wave of mergers that...

Data Caps May Be Comcast's Response To Proposed Net Neutrality Rules
2014-05-16 10:00:44

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Those who use massive amounts of data will simply have to pay more. That is in essence what Comcast told its customers on Thursday. The nation's largest Internet service provider (ISP) and cable giant also responded to the Federal Communications Communication's (FCC) net neutrality proposal – and the two events could be closely tied together. Comcast is currently seeking the FCC's approval for its $45-billion buyout of Time Warner...

2014-05-15 12:41:30

New Competitive Option Offers Secure, Scalable Bandwidth for Cloud Computing, Mobility, Online Backup and More to Businesses in 17 Local Communities RUTLAND, Vt., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that its full portfolio of Ethernet services are now available across 17 communities in Rutland County, Vt. This builds on the company's 2013 expansion of these services across Chittenden County and marks the next step in its focus on the state by bringing access to a...

2014-05-15 08:29:08

STAMFORD, Conn. and PHILADELPHIA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) and Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced that former Insight Communications, Inc. co-founder and CEO and 40-year cable industry veteran Michael S. Willner has agreed to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of "SpinCo," the new cable company that will be spun off from Comcast upon completion of the Comcast - Time Warner Cable merger and the Comcast...


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