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2010-03-07 09:37:36

The Federal Communications Commission wants to utilize government programs that could help make high-speed Internet accessible for all Americans. The Universal Service Fund, a program that subsidizes telephone service in poor and rural areas, is being studied by the FCC, who wants to revamp the program as part of their national broadband plan that is due in Congress on March 17. The FCC says it wants to transform the program over the next ten years to pay for high-speed Internet access...

2010-03-02 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (along with its subsidiaries, the "Company" or "Charter") today reported financial and operating results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2009. Key year-over-year highlights: Revenues for the year ended December 31, 2009 increased 4.5% on a pro forma(1) basis and 4.3% on an actual basis compared to 2008. Adjusted EBITDA(2)( )for 2009 increased 7.8% on a pro forma basis and 7.5% on an actual basis...

2010-02-25 07:43:00

MONROE, La., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenturyLink (CenturyTel, Inc.) (NYSE: CTL) announces operating results for fourth quarter 2009, which include the effect of the Embarq acquisition completed July 1, 2009. Added nearly 47,000 high-speed Internet customers, reflecting an 8% increase compared to third quarter 2009 growth of 43,500. Improved access line losses by 14% compared to third quarter 2009 and 24% compared to pro forma fourth quarter 2008. Achieved approximately $40...

2010-02-24 07:30:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Services (TMS), the leading provider of entertainment information products and services, has launched a monthly entertainment magazine for WOW!, an award-winning regional provider of high-speed Internet, cable TV and phone services. The all-new 196-page VIEW! Magazine offers readers an engaging and useful mix of original editorial content, information on WOW! products and services and local program listings. VIEW! Magazine was custom-created...

2010-02-22 08:00:00

FISHERS, Ind., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, today announced it is making the leap from broadband to wideband with the launch of next-generation DOCSIS 3.0 in the Indianapolis area. With wideband, Comcast is introducing a brand new echelon of Internet speed, which will redefine the customer experience online and create a platform for Internet innovation in the years ahead....

2010-02-04 05:59:00

This news release contains forward-looking statements. For a description of the related risk factors and assumptions please see the section entitled "Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements" later in this release. - 2009 increased financial guidance met or exceeded - Full-year net earnings applicable to common shares of $1,631 million compared to $819 million in 2008 - Bell Q4 revenues grow 4.8%; Operating income grows 10%; EBITDA(1) grows 1% - HSPA network...

2010-01-25 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charter Communications (OTC Bulletin Board: CCMM), in agreement with NBC Universal, today announced a multiplatform content offering for NBC Universal's 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games to commence with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, Feb. 12. Customers will stay connected to the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games wherever they go, and can expect extensive coverage on the networks of NBC Universal, including NBC, USA Network, MSNBC, CNBC,...

2010-01-13 10:46:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast, the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communications products and services, today announced it is making the leap from broadband to wideband with the launch of next-generation DOCSIS 3.0 in the Metro Richmond area. With wideband, Comcast introduces a new echelon of Internet speed tiers, which redefines the customer experience online and creates a platform for Internet innovation in the years ahead. With wideband,...

2010-01-12 14:47:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSK, CMCSA), one of the nation's leading provider of entertainment, information and communications services, has promoted Hank Fore to Regional Vice President of the Oregon/SW Washington region. Fore will report directly to Comcast West Division President Steve White and will oversee all aspects of Comcast's video, high-speed Internet and telephone operations from Longview, WA to Eugene, OR, serving more...

2010-01-05 05:00:00

BOSTON and SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, today announced that it has completed its evolution from broadband to wideband across the Bay State, with the launch of next-generation DOCSIS 3.0 in 11 additional Western Massachusetts communities. With wideband, Comcast is introducing a new echelon of Internet speed tiers, redefining the customer experience online...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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