Glenn Britt spent four decades in the cable industry and saw the transition of the pay TV business from selling analog TV to selling digital services, including broadband.
Comcast kicked off the federal regulatory review of it’s merger with Time Warner Cable. Regulators should view this deal through eyes that recognize how IP has changed communications, not through the old paradigm.
Time Warner Cable and I have something in common — we both want to figure out details on Google’s fiber-to-the-home deployment in Kansas City. TWC, which provides broadband access in Kansas City, is fishing for details on the Google deployment and is willing to pay for tips.
Broadband caps have become a reality at many large ISPs. Protecting the pay TV business is a rationale for caps, but as connected devices proliferate and bandwidth needs skyrocket, consumers may find those caps harder to live with and operators may find them more profitable.
Today on the Net: DirecTV is getting more expensive, Inception is getting a lot of interest on torrent sites and porn downloaders aren’t getting sued.
So, you want to enable multitasking and other iOS 4 features on your iPhone 3G or iPod touch 2G? We’ll walk you through how to enable many of the new iOS 4 features that got left out on some of the older devices.
Nook owners are getting a surprise from Barnes & Noble in the form of a major software update. Version 1.3 has the standard bug fixes and performance enhancements, and also adds some new features to the Nook. Reading free e-books in the stores is now possible.
Connect a Million Minds, a $100 million initiative from Time Warner Cable that tries to hook kids up with after-school activities that promote math and science, has released a public service announcement showing geeks as, well, if not the inheritors of the Earth, certainly its rulers.
Time Warner Cable’s super fast broadband roll out to the rest of its markets is happening –although it’s only for businesses and costs more than $300 a month. Looks like TWC is still cherry-picking the markets where it wants to invest in its network.
Time Warner Cable plans to expand its DOCSIS 3.0 broadband upgrades in portions of Texas, Ohio and upstate New York during the first half of this year, according to Light Reading. All I can say is bring on the 50 Mbps service and faster upstream speeds.