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Time Warner Cable reportedly offers companies extra cash to keep shows off Hulu

June 12th, 2013

If you’re frustrated that HBO doesn’t make Game of Thrones and other hit shows available to watch on the web shortly after they air, then you might have Time Warner Cable to thank. Unnamed sources tell Bloomberg that Time Warner Cable “and other pay-TV operators are offering incentives to media companies that agree to withhold …

American ISP Customer Satisfaction Rankings

American ISPs are now hated even more than airlines

May 21st, 2013

Major Internet service providers in the United States have long taken a beating in customer satisfaction surveys, but the latest survey from the American Customer Satisfaction Index has the grimmest news yet for American ISPs: They now have the lowest customer satisfaction ranking of any industry in America, worse than even airlines, health insurance companies …

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Time Warner Cable considers buying a stake in Hulu

May 16th, 2013

We may now have a clue about how Time Warner Cable plans to implement its own Aereo-like service. Unnamed sources have told Bloomberg that Time Warner Cable is considering buying an equity stake in Hulu and “could offer Hulu to its customers as a bundled service inside and outside of the home with its current …

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Time Warner Cable eyes Aereo-like service as way to ditch expensive bundles

May 3rd, 2013

As amazing as it sounds, it seems that Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt really does understand that customers are sick and tired of forking over large amounts of cash every month for cable television and Internet bundles. In an interview with The Washington Post, Britt said that the cable industry’s “structure needs more flexibility” …

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Google Fiber forces Time Warner’s hand yet again

April 29th, 2013

There’s little doubt that Google Fiber is forcing rivals to be more competitive, and another instance of Google’s Internet service forcing rival ISP’s hand has emerged. Now that Time Warner Cable is realizing that criticizing Google’s revolutionary Internet service won’t make it go away, the New York-based ISP admitted in a recent blog post that …

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Time Warner Cable welcomes Google Fiber competition after dismissing 1Gbps speeds

April 9th, 2013

Time Warner Cable (TWC) doesn’t seem too concerned about Google’s (GOOG) ultrafast fiber service encroaching on yet another one of its territories by launching in Austin this week. In a statement given to The Wall Street Journal, a Time Warner Cable spokesperson said that the company is “prepared for added competition and believe that any …

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Time Warner Cable executive claims consumers don’t want gigabit Internet

February 28th, 2013

Consumers have lined up for the gigabit speeds of Google’s high-speed Internet service, unfortunately it is only offered in Kansas City. The company has teased expanding the service to additional markets, but until then consumers are forced to rely on traditional cable companies for less than stellar speeds. Despite the success of Google Fiber, Time …

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Time Warner Cable boosts Internet speeds by 50% for ‘standard’ service

December 21st, 2012

Just days after getting dinged by Netflix (NFLX) for having one of the slower cable Internet services out there, Time Warner Cable (TWC) has announced plans to increase download speeds for its Standard Internet service by 50%, from 10Mbps to 15Mbps. Time Warner Cable says that all current “standard” customers will “get the speeds automatically when …

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Time Warner Cable bringing its usage-based broadband racket nationwide

December 4th, 2012

How would you like to start paying overage fees for watching too many cute cat videos on your home broadband connection? If so, Time Warner Cable (TWC) has a plan for you! LightReading reports that Time Warner Cable is planning to bring its usage-based broadband plans nationwide by giving customers the option of getting $5 …