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3 years 4 months ago

Comcast offering low-cost internet

DENVER (AP) - Comcast is offering low-cost Internet access for children living in poverty who qualify for free school lunches. Spokeswoman Cindy Parsons says the company wants to help families keep up with their school work. According to the Denver Post, more than a third of Colorado students...

3 years 6 months ago

NBC Sports chief Dick Ebersol resigns

NEW YORK (AP) - A person with knowledge of the decision says NBC Sports Group Chairman Dick Ebersol has resigned. The person said Thursday that the move was because of a contract dispute and did not involve the network's negotiations with the International Olympic Committee over the broadcasting rights for...

3 years 7 months ago

Spielberg to honor Comcast head during Philly gala

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The head of Philadelphia-based cable television company Comcast is being honored by filmmaker Steven Spielberg, who created a foundation to preserve oral histories of the Holocaust. Spielberg will present Comcast Corp. CEO Brian Roberts with the Shoah Foundation's annual Ambassadors for Humanity Award at a Philadelphia...

4 years 8 months ago

US court rules against FCC on `net neutrality'

A federal appeals court has ruled that the Federal Communications Commission lacks the authority to require broadband providers to give equal treatment to all Internet traffic flowing over their networks. Tuesday's ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia is a big victory for Comcast Corp.,...

5 years 2 months ago

Reports: FCC to propose 'Net neutrality' rules

Published reports say the FCC will propose new rules designed to ensure the free flow of information and applications over the Internet. The Washington Post and New York Times reported Saturday that FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will make the proposals in a speech Monday at the Brookings Institution. The proposals...

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