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

...been a real ambitious person for the company."Now Comcast is the nation's largest provider of cable TV and home Internet service as well as the owner of NBCUniversal, home of the NBC network, a slew of cable channels, film studio Universal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/ralph-roberts-founder-cabl
FCC wants to help poor get online

...gets to consumers. That triggered lawsuits from Internet service providers.The proposal Thursday to expand the Lifeline phone program to Internet service aims to narrow the "digital divide" ? those with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-28/fcc-wants-help-poor-get-on
Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers

...revenue rose 2.6 percent to $17.85 billion.Revenue from the cable division, which includes phone, TV and Internet service for homes and businesses, rose 6.3 percent to $11.4 billion.Revenue from NBCUniversal fell 4 percent to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-04/comcast-now-has-more-inter
Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

...channels - such as AMC, CNN and Food Network - plus two additional themed channel packs.The offer does not include internet service.There's currently seven channel packs to choose from, including genres such as sports, children and lifestyle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/verizon-slices-bundle-lets
Regulators OK 'net neutrality' rules for Internet providers

WASHINGTON - Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile...that states could eventually push Congress for the ability to tax Internet service now that it has been deemed a vital public utility."Read my...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-26/regulators-ok-net-neutrali
Let feds regulate Internet

...be as easy and affordable to access as it is now. However, the big monopolies want to begin charging for faster Internet service to stream programming such as Netflix and HBO GO ? increased costs that will be passed on to us.What the FCC wants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-19/let-feds-regulate-intern
GOP says FCC bowed to political pressure on 'net neutrality,' IG office opens investigation

...impose tough new regulations on Internet service providers.Chaffetz said he...with how exactly to regulate Internet service.A court had knocked down the...neutrality because it suggests Internet service providers shouldn't discriminate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-17/gop-says-fcc-bowed-politic
A 'Net loss

...To us, the administration's end game is painfully obvious: To discourage private-sector investment by making Internet service less profitable. Then, networks will stagnate and degrade to the point where increased government intervention ? and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-27/net-loss
Tangled in the 'Net

...administration's 332-page "net neutrality" plan that will apply 20th-century telephone company rules to 21st-century Internet service providers.That's right: The government's blueprint for controlling the Internet is being kept under wraps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-15/tangled-net
Flipboard and other mobile apps going to PCs to reach users

...seems likely to change now that it's been tailored for the desktop. PCs remain the most popular way to access Internet services during the weekdays when most people are at work, with smartphones running second, according to data from comScore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-12/flipboard-and-other-mobile