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Comcast Skype on Xfinity $9.95/month - Lame or Cool?

Comcast today unveiled their Skype video calling service, Skype on Xfinity which directly integrates into your HDTV. The beauty of the system is you can make and receive Skype video and audio calls from your TV. Users can send instant...

Net Neutrality Passes, But Is It Necessary?

The FCC voted 3-2 in favor of deploying net neutrality rules. I agree with net neutrality in principle, but as always, the devil is always in the details.I suspect like anything the government does, there will not be an equal...

Google Voice + magicJack = $1.66/month Phone Bill

What do you get when you combine Google Voice + MagicJack? Well, you get $1.66/month phone service, of course. First, you need a MagicJack which costs $39.99 for the first year and includes the USB device. Subsequent years are...

Comcast Best in VoIP Quality, AT&T Best in VoIP Reliability

Keynote Systems released their latest VoIP quality report with some interesting findings. For one, Comcast, a cable company dominated the voice quality rankings beating the closest competitor by nearly 300 points. As for reliability, to no surprise AT&T won this...

File Under: Trends We Don't Like

Increasingly, Internet providers across the country are placing limits on the amount of data users can download each month as a way to curb a small number of "bandwidth hogs" who use a lot of the network capacity. For...

FCC to punish Comcast over Internet blocking

Comcast is about to be punished for messing with its customers Internet traffic, including messing with P2P traffic and reportedly even VoIP traffic. Apparently, Comcast making nice nice with Vonage wasn't enough to appease the FCC. This news wire reports...

Comcast - We won't block Vonage or any other VoIP provider

According to eFluxMedia, Comcast is "working on rehabilitating its name and implementing reasonable management techniques through a new partnership with VoIP service provider Vonage." Vonage and Comcast said they will work on ensuring adequate management techniques to avoid network congestion...

Comcast Censors some Internet Applications

Last week I ranted about censorship of the word "God" in a promotion of The Ten Commandments movie of all things. Today, I'm going to continue that theme with an unbelievable story of how Comcast is blocking BitTorrent, a popular...

Comcast Digital Voice passes two million

Comcast, a major provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, today announced it has surpassed the two million customer milestone for Comcast Digital Voice. The company celebrated by awarding a customer in southeast Michigan with a digital home...

The Magic Four-Letter Word for VOD: Free

CBS's new video-on-demand deal with Comcast and General Motors ushers in a new, compelling concept in video on demand: digital cable subscribers can receive prime time TV shows for free. Starting today, cable viewers in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Chicago and Detroit will be...

That Was The Week That Was 11.11.05

Don’t know how many of you remember the great TV show “That Was The Week That Was” (also known as “TW3”).  Born on the BBC more than 40 years ago on November 24, 1962 (see www.bbc.co.uk for the whole story),...

“The Single Gadget Theory”: Consortium Pushes Convergence

A major consortium of cable and telecom announced today that they are banding together to accelerate the convergence of video entertainment, wired and wireless data and communications products and services, including the development of “converged next generation products for consumers.” ...

Google and Comcast want AOL

From Greg's blog titled Google, Comcast & AOL??? Oh my.This just crossed the wire. Oh my.These are interesting times indeed.Google Inc. and Comcast Corp. are in "serious discussions" to buy a minority stake in Time Warner's America Online, a source...
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