SPLOST not a 'new' tax

...broken up into monthly amounts and compared to other costs you supposedly can't live without ? say, cell phones and cable TV ? our taxes are not so very out of line.For a monthly cost somewhere near your cell phone or cable, you receive police...

Atlanta firm buying WAGT-TV in Augusta

...fourth quarter of 2015 or the first quarter of 2016.Schurz Communications, headquartered in Mishawaka, Ind., owns cable TV systems in four states and 17 newspapers. Schurz's 13 radio stations are part of the deal and are situated in Indiana...

Ruling could extend service fee to cellphones in South Carolina

...the marketplace, they should be treated like other competitors," said attorney Frank Ellerbe for the South Carolina Cable TV Association, who argued against the dismissal motion. "Everyone competing out there on the marketplace has to pay...

Scenes for horror movie being filmed at Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Cultural Center will be filled with a 60-member film crew this week. They are in Augusta shooting scenes for a small-budget horror flick that is expected to air next year on cable TV.

Ralph Roberts, founder of cable giant Comcast, dies at 95

...pioneer who built Comcast from a small cable TV system in Mississippi into an entertainment...the nation's largest provider of cable TV and home Internet service as well...company became the country's largest cable TV operator, with 22 million customers...

Murdoch puts sons in place to lead 21st Century Fox

...He started the Fox network in the 1980s after ABC, CBS and NBC had dominated for a half-century. Then he tackled cable TV with Fox News, which quickly toppled CNN as the cable news leader.But his newspapers have had a harder time. A phone...

Comcast says $45B Time Warner Cable deal to take longer

...Warner Cable Inc., the No. 2 cable provider, to create an Internet and TV giant that will serve nearly 30 percent of cable TV subscribers and more than half of high-speed Internet subscribers.The Federal Communications Commission and Justice...

Comcast, long criticized on customer service, adding more online reps as it tries to improve

...45 billion deal that would create an Internet and cable giant. The combined company would serve nearly 30 percent of cable TV subscribers and more than half of high-speed Internet subscribers.That's raised an outcry from consumer advocates who...

Comcast 4Q profit edges up, adds customers, boosts dividend

...than 1 percent as the company added more customers for its cable TV, high-speed Internet and phone services.The nation's...computers and smartphones rather than through traditional cable TV stations. Meanwhile, broadband providers are awaiting...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Stuart joins longtime pals Little Roy & Lizzy for festival

...marrying fellow Opry cast star Connie Smith, having his photographs on display in major museums, hosting a popular cable TV show, recording hit duets with Travis Tritt, becoming known for his extensive collection of country music memorabilia and performing...