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Comcast Speed Upgrades Hit Houston, California

Comcast has begun to roll out speed upgrades in Houston and parts of California, according to customers. Comcast is jacking up speeds without a price increase.

Small Cable Eye Ways to Unload Old TV Service

A growing number of small and independent cable operators are preparing to get rid of the very product that once drew customers to their business: TV programming.

AT&T To Bring ‘GigaPower’ To Nashville

AT&T will extend its fiber-based “GigaPower” network to parts of Nashville, where it will eventually offer speeds up to 1 Gbps.

Rep Latta Urges Senators to Pass STELAR

Rep Bob Latta (R-OH), vice chairman of the House Communications Subcommittee, has asked Senate Commerce Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Committee Ranking Member John Thune (R-SD) to vote on and approve the House version of the STELA Reauthoriz

DOJ: Make Unauthorized Streaming a Felony

The Justice Department continues to press the Congress to clarify that Internet streaming can be prosecuted as a felony and not just a misdemeanor.

AT&T Preps Summer GigaPower Debut In Dallas/Ft. Worth

AT&T shed some light on its coming launch of fiber-fed “U-verse with GigaPower” services in pockets of Dallas and Ft. Worth, announcing that it’s on track to boot up service this summer.

AT&T: State Reviews of DirecTV Merger Complete

AT&T Chief Financial Officer John Stephens told Wall Street that the states that have been reviewing its proposed merger with DirecTV have concluded those reviews without proposing any conditions.

Cohen: Comcast's Diversity Efforts Are Getting On Up

Comcast executive vice president David Cohen got a chance to showcase some of his company's diverse content at a premiere screening of Comcast's Universal Pictures biopic, Get on Up, about the life of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown.

NY District Court Signals FilmOn Likely In Contempt

The US District Court for the Southern District of New York appears poised to grant broadcasters a motion finding online TV station signal streamer FilmOn in contempt for continuing to deliver network TV station signals over the Internet after the

House Homeland Security Committee To Hold 9/11 Hearing

The House Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a hearing for July 23 on the just-released Tenth Anniversary Report from the members of the 9/11 Commission.