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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
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Sprint's ‘Spark’ LTE Upgrades Go Live in Chicago   —  Sprint today announced that the company's faster “Spark” LTE upgrades have gone live in Chicago.  Last month Sprint announced they'd be combining the company's 800 MHz, 1.9 GHz and 2.5 GHz LTE spectrum to provide what Sprint promises …
Dec 11, 2013, 9:45 AMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Source: Comcast Launching HBO Broadband Bundle Aimed at Netflix   —  An insider familiar with Comcast's promotional plans tells DSLreports that the company is preparing a new broadband and HBO streaming bundle aimed squarely at Netflix.  The new promotion will be called “Internet Plus,” …
Oct 24, 2013, 8:55 PMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Google Fiber Server ‘Neutrality Violation’ Being Overblown   —  The other day I noted that an individual by the name of Douglas McClendon had filed a complaint with the FCC, claiming that the company's TOS language blocking the use of servers is a network neutrality violation.
Jul 31, 2013, 1:45 PMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Comcast Shelving Set Top Skype Offering - Existing Customers Will Be Supported   —  It appears that Comcast is killing off its Skype service for set top boxes just a year after unveiling it.  In May of last year Comcast launched the product offering, which for an extra $10 a month allowed users …
May 8, 2013, 3:50 PMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
New FCC ‘Super Wi-Fi’ Initative Not Really New   —  White Space Broadband Still Running Political Gauntlet  —  The Washington Post's Cecilia Kang is exciting numerous people this morning by noting the FCC is pushing for a new, free “Super Wi-Fi” initiative that would deploy wireless service …
Feb 4, 2013, 5:25 PMIn context
DSLreports:
It's Clear Verizon Is Blocking Google Wallet Anti-Competitively - Google Wallet Delayed to Give Isis Development Time   —  Verizon has been trying to justify their blocking of Google Wallet on Verizon phones, insisting the app is blocked because Google Wallet uses the “secure element” on devices to store a user's Google ID.
Dec 21, 2012, 2:50 PMIn context
DSLreports:
Exclusive: Some Comcast Users Will See 500 GB Cap - Company to Scale Cap Size With Tier Speed   —  It appears that Comcast is tinkering with the idea of offering higher caps with higher tiers of service, and will again shake up their speed options sometime in the next year for the majority of users.
Sep 14, 2012, 4:25 PMIn context
Karl Bode / DSLreports:
Exclusive: Comcast Prepping 305 Mbps Tier - To Counter Verizon's New Quantum FiOS Offerings   —  Last month Verizon raised the bar for residential broadband (and high prices) when they announced their new Quantum FiOS tiers, which included a new top shelf 300 Mbps downstream, 65 Mbps upstream tier for $205 a month.
Jul 20, 2012, 2:55 PMIn context

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