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Karl Bode / DSLreports:
T-Mobile Giving Verizon Users Free Year of Hulu to Switch   —  T-Mobile continues to dole out Christmas promotions, and this time is taking direct aim at Verizon Wireless.  The company today announced that it's giving customers that switch from Verizon Wireless to T-Mobile a free year of Hulu.
Dec 11, 2015, 12:25 AMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
AT&T plans to phase out the DirecTV and U-Verse names starting in January   —  AT&T Plans on Killing the DirecTV Name Starting in January  —  Not too surprisingly, AT&T plans to wean users off the DirecTV name after acquiring the satellite TV provider earlier this year for the rock-bottom price of $69 billion.
Dec 3, 2015, 12:35 AMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Akamai study finds average US connection speed was 11.7 Mbps in Q2, up 2% YoY, places US in 20th place globally; South Korea takes top place at 23.1 Mbps   —  Average US Connection Speed Now 11.7 Mbps, 20th Globally  —  The global average connection speed increased 3.5% to 5.1 Mbps …
Sep 24, 2015, 8:20 AMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Verizon customers with two-year contracts can keep and renew them, and still get phone subsidies   —  Verizon's New ‘Simplified’ No-Contract Prices Confuse Everyone  —  Verizon is reminding users that while the company recently announced that it was killing devices subsidies and long-term contracts …
Aug 30, 2015, 2:00 AMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Verizon's Tech News Website Sugarstring Quietly Dies   —  Verizon's experiment in technology blogging appears to be over.  At the tail end of October news broke that Verizon would be entering the blogging business via a new website dubbed SugarString.  The effort appeared to be Verizon's attempt …
Dec 2, 2014, 7:05 PMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Citing its unpopularity, Comcast discontinues Streampix as a stand-alone offering, adding it as part of Xfinity TV   —  Comcast: Nobody Really Liked Our Netflix Wannabe Streampix  —  In February of 2012 Comcast unveiled Streampix, their effort at trying to prevent cord cutting by offering a Netflix-esque service of their own.
Sep 26, 2014, 8:30 PMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Level3: Verizon Intentionally Causing Netflix Congestion   —  While ISPs like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T claim that the latest round of peering and interconnection fights (and poor Netflix performance) are just peering business as usual, Netflix and transit operators continue to accuse ISPs of anti-competitive shenanigans.
Jul 17, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Experian: Nearly a fifth of Americans who use Netflix or Hulu don't subscribe to cable TV   —  Cord Cutting on The Rise, Especially Among the Young  —  Cord cutting is on the rise, according to a new study by Experian Marketing Services.  According to the report, the number of cord cutters …
Apr 19, 2014, 10:35 AMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Time Warner Cable Admits Few Have Shown Interest In Usage Caps   —  After Time Warner Cable took a public relations beating for pushing mandatory low caps (as low as 5 GB) and high per byte overages (as high as $5 per additional gigabyte) on consumers back in 2009, the company has been stepping …
Mar 14, 2014, 12:35 AMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Aereo Is Out of Capacity in New York City   —  Last night I started tinkering with a new Roku 3 and Plex, a combination that's delivering a lot of surprisingly impressive (to me, anyway) functionality promised but not delivered by more expensive devices like Microsoft's Xbox One.
Jan 31, 2014, 2:10 PMIn context

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