• Comcast to be “unleashed” on rivals when NBC merger conditions expire

    4 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

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    Yesterday's repeal of net neutrality rules isn't the only good news Comcast is getting these days. In January 2018, the conditions imposed by the US government on Comcast's 2011 purchase of NBCUniversal will begin to expire.
    Smaller cable companies that compete against Comcast are worried that Comcast will raise the price for carrying "must-have" programming such as regional sports networks, NBC's local TV stations, and NBC's national programming. The merger conditions require Comcast to submit to arbitration when there are disputes over prices, terms, and conditions of...
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  • US repeal of net neutrality will start mobile debate

    US repeal of net neutrality will start mobile debate

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Radar

    The decision to repeal Obama's Net Neutrality ruling has pitched the technology industry and consumer groups into a state of fury - unless you're an ISP that is. The broadband providers, rubbing hands with glee at the thought of the money that's now theirs to make are, for the moment at least, statesman-like on the issue - promising nothing will change. But ranged against them are just about everyone else: the tech giants, the internet pioneers, consumer groups and just about every other member of society - 22 million objections to the decision were received by the FCC, objections that...
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  • Will Verizon, AT&T or Comcast benefit from the Net Neutrality repeal?

    Will Verizon, AT&T or Comcast benefit from the Net Neutrality repeal?

    4 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    We're disappointed in the decision to gut NetNeutrality protections that ushered in an unprecedented era of innovation, creativity & civic engagement. This is the beginning of a longer legal battle. Netflix stands w/ innovators, large & small, to oppose this misguided FCC order.- Netflix US 14 декември 2017 г.
    The so-called Net Neutrality principle used to enshrine the prohibition for the likes of Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and other ISPs to give preferential treatment to certain content before others on their networks. They couldn't, say, make Netlflix or ...
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