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2010-07-13 10:41:00

OAKS, Pa., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Corporation, one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information, and communications products and services, announced the launch of its high-speed wireless data service in 10 additional Eastern Division markets today as the company continues its nationwide rollout of High-Speed 2go(TM). Comcast's High-Speed 2go is a mobile Internet solution that provides the fastest available wireless Internet speeds in the nation via wireless...

2010-05-05 07:42:00

MONROE, La., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenturyLink (CenturyTel, Inc., NYSE: CTL) announces operating results for first quarter 2010, which include the effect of the Embarq acquisition completed July 1, 2009. Added more than 70,000 high-speed Internet customers, reflecting nearly 10% and 50% increases, respectively, compared to pro forma first quarter 2009 growth of approximately 64,000 and fourth quarter 2009 growth of nearly 47,000. Improved access line losses by 26% compared to...

2010-04-15 13:00:00

NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC), Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) today announced an agreement to allow their high-speed Internet customers to roam freely across the companies' respective WiFi networks at no additional charge, greatly expanding the reach and value of cable WiFi in the New York metropolitan area. Whether in Manhattan's Madison Square Park, areas of the Jersey Shore or in the Hamptons,...

2010-04-14 05:58:00

ST. LOUIS, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (the "Company") (along with its subsidiaries, the "Company" or "Charter") today announced preliminary results for revenues, operating costs and expenses and customers for the quarter ended March 31, 2010. The Company released the quarter's preliminary results based upon currently available information. Charter said it expects revenues for the first quarter to be approximately $1.735 billion, an increase of 4.5%...

2010-04-12 08:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., April 12 /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 Sacramento area (see complete list of cities and areas below). The launch completes Comcast's rollout of the service in California. The company previously deployed wideband in the San Francisco Bay Area and...

2010-03-30 10:10:00

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast, Vermont's leading provider of entertainment, information and communications, today announced that it has completed a 300-mile network expansion in Vermont, bringing more than 6,000 additional homes and businesses in 25 communities access to the cost savings, innovative features and reliability of Comcast's digital TV, high-speed Internet and voice services. Four of the communities - South Hero, Grand Isle, North Hero and Brookline -...

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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...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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