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FCC chairman recommends OK of $48.5B AT&T-DirecTV deal

...while streaming video from a service from AT&T wouldn't. AT&T's website says its U-verse high speed Internet service includes 250 gigabytes of data each month.Wheeler also proposed that AT&T must submit to the FCC commercial Web...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-22/fcc-chairman-recommends-ok
Comcast launching streaming video service Stream

...service in Boston at the end of the summer, followed by Chicago and Seattle. It plans to make it available to all its Internet service customers by early 2016. Comcast had more than 22 million Internet customers at the end of the first quarter.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-13/comcast-launching-streamin
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
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
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
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