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2010-10-21 00:00:40

Today, Nevada's Broadband Task Force and the Connect Nevada initiative release a new statewide broadband assessment marking an important step in the effort to expand high-speed Internet service to all Nevadans. The report, titled Nevada Broadband: Preliminary Overview of Broadband Infrastructure & Adoption in Nevada, is now available on the Connect Nevada website (http://www.connectnv.org) and offers the state's first look at critical research findings that are vital to efficient planning...

2010-08-26 11:05:00

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cablemas, S.A. de C.V., (Cablemas), the second-largest cable television operator in Mexico based on number of subscribers and homes passed, today announced results for the three- and six-month periods ending June 30, 2010. Commenting on the results, Carlos Alvarez, Chief Executive Officer said, "This was another good quarter, with year-on-year increases of 11.3% in revenue and 26.7% in EBITDA." "In fact, we continued to expand our subscriber base...

2010-08-18 16:04:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the world's leading provider of broadband satellite networks and services today confirmed that it has been awarded $58.7 million as the only national provider of high-speed satellite Internet service under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and administered by the Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS). This award is part of the government's investments in broadband...

2010-08-04 07:31:00

MONROE, La., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) announces operating results for second quarter 2010, which include the effect of the Embarq acquisition completed July 1, 2009. Increased operating revenues more than 179% to $1.772 billion as a result of the Embarq acquisition. Generated free cash flow of more than $428 million in second quarter 2010, excluding nonrecurring items (free cash flow is defined in the attached financial schedules). Achieved...

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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