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RENOWNED CABLE TV LEADERS MICHAEL WILLNER & SIDNEY KNAFEL TO INVEST IN AND HELM NEW VIDEO TECHNOLOGY INNOVATOR – PENTHERA PARTNERS, LLC. Cable Executives Jump to New Media PITTSBURGH, PA. – September 10, 2012 – Cable industry veterans Michael S.... Read entire article
10 Sep 2012 | 9:00 am PDT

Insight - Time Warner Merger Completed

Insight Communications is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Time Warner Cable. The merger became official today as the two companies completed the deal that was announced last August. No immediate changes are expected in the service to customers as Time... Read entire article
29 Feb 2012 | 3:18 pm PST

Time Warner Cable announces trial of optional metered broadband

Time Warner Cable Revives Usage-Based Internet Plan, But Now It's Optional [Multichannel News] Time Warner Cable announced this week that it plans to trial an optional plan for customers to purchase metered broadband. Calling it Essentials Broadband, TWC will initally... Read entire article
28 Feb 2012 | 4:30 pm PST

Google now activating 850K Android devices daily

850,000 Android Devices Are Activated Each Day [Silicon Alley Insider] Last quarter, boosted by the fact that the iPhone had been made available on all three of the largest mobile carriers, Apple took the smartphone market share lead over Android.... Read entire article
28 Feb 2012 | 4:27 pm PST

TiVo announces new integration for Comcast customers

Comcast On Demand TiVo Integration Weeks Away [Zatz Not Funny!] Comcast's partnership with TiVo is a mere weeks away from coming to market, according to TiVo's quarterly earnings call. The partnership will first be unveiled in the San Francisco area... Read entire article
27 Feb 2012 | 12:21 am PST

Nielsen finds women watch more streaming video than men

Hey Ladies! Guess Who Loves Web Video? [All Things D] A recent Nielsen survey of web video viewing by gender found that, at least when it comes to Netflix and Hulu, more women are watching more web video than men.... Read entire article
27 Feb 2012 | 12:17 am PST

Botnet computers at risk due to ending of court order

500,000 zombie PC imperiled as expiration of court order approaches [Ars Technica] Back in November a federal judge allowed the not-for-profit Internet Systems Consortium to operate replacement domain-name-system servers for the purpose of replacing a rogue DNSChanger botnet that was... Read entire article
24 Feb 2012 | 1:09 pm PST

Google files for permission to offer TV service

Google Seeks Approval for Kansas City Video Service [All Things D] Google tipped its hand earlier this month that it was making plans to provide a video product for its Kansas City fiber project with an FCC application for a... Read entire article
24 Feb 2012 | 9:23 am PST

Google to make augmented reality glasses

Google's 'Terminator' Glasses Will Contain A Camera And Track Your Location [Silicon Alley Insider] Google has picked a new market to attempt to revolutionize. This time it's eyewear. Google's X Lab has been working on augmented reality eyeglasses. Resembling something... Read entire article
23 Feb 2012 | 3:32 am PST

Comcast launching Netflix competitor

Comcast launching Xfinity Streampix to compete with Netflix [Ars Technica] The latest Netflix competitor comes from the nation's largest cable provider - Comcast. Comcast's Xfinity Streampix service and is expected to be launched later this week. It's the first effort... Read entire article
23 Feb 2012 | 1:25 am PST

Court in Britain gives ISPs the ability to block The Pirate Bay

The Pirate Bay Faces UK Blockade [Mashable] A High Court Justice in Britain has declared that The Pirate Bay violates that country's law by enabling and assisting users to share copyrighted material. In fact, the justice went as far as... Read entire article
22 Feb 2012 | 10:57 am PST

Google now stands accused of bypassing cookie settings in Internet Explorer

Google also bypasses user privacy settings in Internet Explorer, says Microsoft [The Verge] The Wall Street Journal was first to report that many of the biggest tech companies, including Google and Facebook, had circumvented user privacy settings in Apple's desktop... Read entire article
22 Feb 2012 | 10:45 am PST

Some changes to March Madness online streaming for 2012

March Madness streams to more platforms in 2012, but not everything is free [EngadgetHD] CBS and Turner Sports received rave reviews for their coverage of the 2011 NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament for showing all games in HD across four cable... Read entire article
21 Feb 2012 | 12:23 pm PST

French three-strikes law reducing piracy

Copyright Cheats Face the Music in France [New York Times] France has been on a two-year crusade to end digital content piracy and recently stepped up its efforts by sending its first anti-piracy cases to court. A French law, commonly... Read entire article
21 Feb 2012 | 12:13 pm PST

Researchers find vulnerability in online encryption

Flaw Found in an Online Encryption Method [New York Times] The protocol used to encrypt certian online transmissions might have flaws that could expose encrypted data to exploits. Used for online shopping, banking and other secure services, the protocol is... Read entire article
17 Feb 2012 | 2:33 pm PST

Google circumvents Safari privacy controls

Google Under Fire For Circumventing Safari Privacy Setting [TechCrunch] Google was caught last week circumventing the built-in privacy settings in Apple's Safari browser to install third-party cookies on users machines. Third-party cookies are typically used to track user web surfing... Read entire article
17 Feb 2012 | 2:17 pm PST

Apple to preview next version of Mac OS

Meet Mountain Lion: The Latest Mac OS [All Things D] Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion will be released in a preview version this summer. The most significant feature included in the newest Mac OS X version is full iCloud... Read entire article
16 Feb 2012 | 9:09 am PST

Kindle Fire is 14 percent of tablet market share in last quarter of 2011

Amazon Steals 14% Tablet Market Share In Q4, Apple Share Drops To 57% [Tech Crunch] A recent report from iSuppli shows that the Amazon Kindle Fire has made an impact on the tablet market, which had previously been dominated by... Read entire article
16 Feb 2012 | 9:07 am PST

Startup plans to stream broadcast television channels

'Aereo' To Test Copyright Law With Internet-Streaming TV Service [Multichannel News] A new startup company backed by Barry Diller has launched in the New York City area and proposes to offer a novel way to watch broadcast television. Aereo will... Read entire article
15 Feb 2012 | 5:11 pm PST

Netflix planning additional original programming

Netflix Planning More Original Series [Broadband Reports] Netflix's customer growth has begun to create larger demands from programmers whose core businesses are in competition with Netflix's on demand, commercial-free streaming. Several programmers and studios have been raising rates and creating... Read entire article
15 Feb 2012 | 4:56 pm PST

Mobile video now accounts for half of all wireless data usage

Mobile Video Now More Than Half Of Wireless Traffic: Cisco [Multichannel News] Cisco is out with its latest Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2011-16, and it contains some astounding data about consumers usage of mobile video.... Read entire article
14 Feb 2012 | 4:46 pm PST

Time Warner Cable brings live TV to the computer screen

Now Launching TWC TV for PC – in Beta [TWC Untangled] Time Warner Cable has added yet another way to watch live television on something other than a TV screen. This week the nation's second largest cable provider announced the... Read entire article
14 Feb 2012 | 4:25 pm PST

Boxee considering DVR functionality

Boxee may launch a DVR subscription service [GigaOM] Boxee recently released an addition to its Boxee Box peripherial called the Live TV tuner, which provided users the ability to watch over-the-air broadcast TV via the set-top. Since offering the Live... Read entire article
13 Feb 2012 | 12:22 pm PST

Google applies for satellite downlink license near Kansas City

Is Google planning to offer IP video to Kansas City? [Ars Technica] A recent FCC filing suggests that Google's Kansas City fiber project could include an IP-based video service. The FCC recently reviewed an application from the company's Google Fiber... Read entire article
13 Feb 2012 | 12:10 pm PST

Is the TV economic model finally changing? Nielsen study reveals growing number of broadband video and broadcast TV watching households

Nielsen: Cord Cutting And Internet TV Viewing On The Rise [TechCrunch] A new study from Nielsen suggests that cable and satellite consumers are starting to say no to hefty rate increases. According to this study the number of homes that... Read entire article
10 Feb 2012 | 10:04 am PST

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18 Oct 2016 | 6:28 am PDT

Three More Communities Get 1 Gig Service

Residential customers in Clovis and Texico, N.M., and Farwell, Texas, can now get our new up to 1 Gigabit per second internet service. Local business owners also have access to this 1 Gig service, along with customized services that Altice USA/Suddenlink has offered for many years that are capable of multi-Gigabit speeds. Since July 2015, […] Read entire article
6 Oct 2016 | 6:32 am PDT

1 Gig Service Launched in DeRidder, La.

Residential customers in DeRidder, La., can now get our new up to 1 Gigabit per second internet service. Local business owners also have access to this 1 Gig service, along with customized services that Suddenlink has offered for many years that are capable of multi-Gigabit speeds. Since July 2015, the service has been made available […] Read entire article
29 Sep 2016 | 12:51 pm PDT

New Retail Store Opens in Logan, W. Va.

Civic officials and Altice USA/Suddenlink employees hosted an open house and ribbon cutting at the new Suddenlink retail store in Logan, W. Va., on Sept. 13. The new store, at 405 George Kostas Drive, provides a base of operations for serving customers in the area, and also offers a whole new experience, with hands-on interactive […] Read entire article
28 Sep 2016 | 12:01 pm PDT

Two Oklahoma Communities Get 1 Gig Service

Residential customers in Muskogee and Wagoner, Okla., can now get our new up to 1 Gigabit per second internet service. Local business owners also have access to this 1 Gig service, along with customized services that Suddenlink has offered for many years that are capable of multi-Gigabit speeds. Since July 2015, the service has been […] Read entire article
15 Sep 2016 | 7:34 am PDT

New Ways to Keep Kids Safe on the Internet

With school underway, children are spending more time online, whether it’s for homework, entertainment or communicating with friends. A recent study found that youngsters spend an estimated 44.5 hours per week online. Now a new Vlog (video blog) produced by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association is helping parents to find new ways to keep […] Read entire article
9 Sep 2016 | 1:01 pm PDT

Four New Movies Available On Demand

Animated adventure “The Jungle Book,” romance drama “Me Before You,” comedy “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping,” and hit thriller “Now You See Me 2,” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand. After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli (Neel Sethi) embarks on a journey […] Read entire article
2 Sep 2016 | 7:47 am PDT

Alexandria and Pineville, La., Get 1 Gig Service

Residential customers in Alexandria and Pineville, La., can now get our new up to 1 Gigabit per second internet service. Local business owners also have access to this 1 Gig service, along with customized services that Suddenlink has offered for many years that are capable of multi-Gigabit speeds. Since July 2015, the service has been […] Read entire article
24 Aug 2016 | 11:26 am PDT

Three New Movies Available On Demand

Animated comedy film “The Angry Birds Movie,” drama “God’s Not Dead 2,” and romance “Love & Friendship,” are now available through Suddenlink On Demand. In this clever animated comedy, meet Red, Chuck and Bomb, a team of unlikely heroes, and finally learn why the birds are so angry.  Jason Sudeikis,Josh Gad and Danny McBride provide […] Read entire article
18 Aug 2016 | 7:18 am PDT

Multi-Platform Coverage of Olympics Offered

Altice USA is offering multi-platform content of NBCUniversal’s coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics beginning today, Aug. 5, through Sunday, Aug. 21.  Altice USA’s Suddenlink, and in the New York area Optimum TV customers, will have access to NBCUniversal’s unprecedented 6,755 hours of Olympic programming, including coverage of all competition sessions, on-demand. In addition to enjoying […] Read entire article
5 Aug 2016 | 8:21 am PDT

First Look at Nintendo Switch

Nintendo revealed their innovative console on the go named Nintendo Switch and you can pre-order it now. Official Launch will be on March 3rd and here you can see the specs of this product: Nintendo Switch is made to be a tablet-like device, with 6.2-inch multi-touch capacitive touch screen and resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. […]

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19 Jan 2017 | 1:31 pm PST

Comcast’s Steve Burke at AllThingsD

If you follow the discussions on this blog, you would be well-advised to watch this excerpt of Kara Swisher’s interview with Comcast COO Steve Burke at the D8 Conference. (You can also read coverage on the conference blog and at Barron’s Tech Trader Daily blog.) Burke makes a good case for cable’s resilience in the […]

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17 Jan 2017 | 4:56 am PST

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Top 5 tech from CES 2017

CES®, on its 50th anniversary, has presented some of the cutting-edge technology, extravagant concepts, and more than ever user-friendly products, but only a small portion of them will matter in the years to come. We saw a lot of everyday home tech that is transformed into visual assistants, intelligent robots, concept cars, innovative technology concepts […]

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17 Jan 2017 | 4:02 am PST

Bringing Cable to the Far Corners of America

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and Internet will hold a hearing titled “State of Rural Communications” to examine the successes and challenges that companies face serving rural consumers. The cable industry has long recognized that quality broadband services are crucial drivers of economic development in communities large and small.  When cable […]

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16 Jan 2017 | 6:02 am PST

NCTA’s CEO Visits Fox Business

President and CEO of NCTA visited Fox Business on December 17th, 2012. There, he discussed online security and the importance of understanding how technology has constantly evolved and improved our lives. View complete news on NCTA’s Platform.

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16 Jan 2017 | 1:13 am PST

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16 Jan 2017 | 1:08 am PST

Project Valerie – Razer’s new triple screen laptop

We all came to love conventions like CES. Not because of the fresh products that OEM’s are unveiling for the first time but for those crazy concepts. Those are the product that are just pushing the limits of what’s possible. Many of those products stay what they are, a concept but we are hoping that […]

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12 Jan 2017 | 3:00 pm PST

TWC’s Employee Green Teams Beautify Local Communities

In April, TWC employees helped bring TWC’s “Go Green” commitment home by volunteering for Earth Month events held by the company in communities that we serve across the country. Our “Green Teams” led these efforts, helping increase environmental awareness among employees, find opportunities to improve operational efficiency, and promote environmental sustainability. From flexing their green... Read more » Read entire article
10 May 2016 | 2:25 pm PDT

Defense Dept. Honors TWC For Supporting Guard, Reserve Employees

Recently the Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), presented TWC with two awards recognizing the company’s commitment and support of employees who are current or former members the Guard and Reserve. In a ceremony overlooking New York’s Central Park, Colonel (Ret.) Mary Westmoreland congratulated TWC for winning the department’s “Above and Beyond” and the “Pro Patria”... Read more » Read entire article
4 May 2016 | 8:40 am PDT

Four Things Every Small Business Should Know

It’s National Small Business Week, with the key word being – “National.” It doesn’t matter how small your business may be. The fact is, your business has national, even global reach in today’s web world. The internet, WiFi and social media give your small business the same marketing opportunities as big companies. Yesterday, Time Warner... Read more » Read entire article
3 May 2016 | 11:31 am PDT

Top Takeaways from TWCBC Small Biz Technology Impact Study

Yesterday marked the start of National Small Business Week and today we are unveiling the results of our Small Business Technology Impact Study. Time Warner Cable Business Class conducted an online survey of over 800 U.S. consumers, about why they frequent small businesses, and how small business owners can connect with them more effectively. For fast analysis... Read more » Read entire article
2 May 2016 | 10:11 am PDT

Stay On the Grid, On Top of Calls, and in the TV Loop This Travel Season

Spring Break has come and gone, Memorial Day is near, and summer is on the horizon. Whether your warm weather travel plans mean you’re taking a road trip or picnicking at the local park, you can stay connected to your favorite TWC services. Watch this trio of videos from our Self-Service Solutions how-to video series... Read more » Read entire article
27 Apr 2016 | 3:03 pm PDT

FCC, DOJ Take Steps in Charter/TWC/Bright House Merger Approval

Today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler circulated a proposed order approving the Charter-Time Warner Cable-Bright House merger with conditions to the full Commission for consideration. Also today, the Department of Justice filed in court a consent decree that effectively completes its review of the transaction. In response, Chairman and CEO Rob Marcus commented, “We are pleased... Read more » Read entire article
25 Apr 2016 | 1:13 pm PDT

Live Track Your Tech’s Vehicle En Route to Appointment

We’re rolling out an enhancement to our TWC TechTracker™ that allows customers to live track the location of their technician’s truck, prior to a service appointment. The feature, currently available to TWC customers in Southern California, is powered by Glympse, a company that specializes in real time and temporary location sharing. If you’re not in SoCal, by the end of this... Read more » Read entire article
21 Apr 2016 | 7:14 am PDT

We’re Offering Customers Free Calls to Ecuador, Japan and Myanmar

Time Warner Cable today announced that all calls placed by its residential and commercial phone customers to landline and mobile numbers in Ecuador, Japan and Myanmar will be free through May 19, 2016. Free calling will be retroactive for calls placed to the three countries beginning April 13 for Myanmar, April 14 for Japan and... Read more » Read entire article
19 Apr 2016 | 11:43 am PDT

Create & Build with Recyclables for the Earth Day Cardboard Challenge

Earth Day is this Friday, April 22, and I’m happy to share that through a new partnership with the Imagination Foundation, we’re introducing the 2016 Earth Day Cardboard Challenge. The Challenge provides an opportunity for children of all ages and the adults who support them to create novel, imaginative and sustainable solutions out of cardboard... Read more » Read entire article
18 Apr 2016 | 1:56 pm PDT

TWC Joins with HRC, Other Companies to Oppose Discriminatory Legislation

Today, Time Warner Cable joined with the Human Rights Campaign and hundreds of other companies and organizations in urging state lawmakers to reject legislation that would allow individuals, religious organizations and private associations to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens. Legislation like Missouri’s SJR39 and North Carolina’s HB2 are clearly bad for business, serving... Read more » Read entire article
13 Apr 2016 | 12:36 pm PDT
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