Columbia County might revise pawn law

...those selling items, as well as other details of each transaction. The information is uploaded electronically to an Internet service called Leads Online, which collects and maintains a national database of information that law enforcement agencies...

You still use a landline? FCC voting on new phone rules

...typically packaged with TV and Internet services. That's expected to continue...big benefits, such as faster Internet service and expected improvements in...Link couldn't be used for Internet service and didn't work with faxes...

AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless package

...the first step of what's to come," said Brad Bentley, AT&T's chief marketing officer for entertainment and Internet services.Bentley said AT&T is planning several products to integrate mobile phone and TV services in ways rivals can't...

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

...Washington, D.C., who work for Verizon's wireline business, which provides fixed-line phone services and FiOS Internet service.About 45,000 Verizon workers went on strike in August 2011 for about two weeks.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...