comcast

Broadband
Broadband

A Community-Run ISP Is the Highest Rated Broadband Company in America

A Consumer Reports survey of 176,000 Americans finds that small, locally owned ISPs are routinely ranked higher than big telecom companies.
Karl Bode
3 days ago
big telecom
big telecom

Study: Throwing Taxpayer Money at Giant ISPs Hasn't Fixed America’s Broadband Problem

Corruption and inaccurate maps have allowed ISPs to paint a rosier picture of the broadband picture than actually exists.
Karl Bode
8.1.18
disney
disney

Comcast Wants to Buy Fox, and the Post-Net Neutrality Corporate Takeover of the Internet Begins

America's weak regulatory system presents MERGER MANIA: A dystopian thriller about corporate dominance of the internet.
Karl Bode
6.13.18
comcast
comcast

For the Love of God, Stop Renting Routers From Comcast

A bug in Comcast’s router and modem activation process potentially exposed the private data of millions of customers who rented hardware from the company.
Karl Bode
5.24.18
ISP
ISP

America Hates Comcast More Than Ever

A new survey indicates Americans’ dislike of giant cable companies is only growing, and the rising flood of streaming alternatives like Netflix are beating the industry at its own game.
Karl Bode
5.24.18
comcast
comcast

Comcast Is Already Hated—and It's About to Become a Lot More Powerful

With Comcast buying up broadcasters to cement its domination of the emerging streaming video market, it's about to get a lot worse.
Karl Bode
5.9.18
Facebook
Facebook

ISPs Use Facebook Scandal to Push For Bad Privacy Laws They Know They’ll Get To Write

An industry that has spent decades fighting for less privacy oversight suddenly wants to lead the way on new legislation.
Karl Bode
4.12.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

Customers Say Comcast's Protected Browsing Is Blocking 'Dangerous' Sites Like PayPal and Steam

The protected browsing feature that Xfinity offers by default is catching some everyday sites.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.8.18
Dystopian Gaming
Dystopian Gaming

‘Packets, Please’ Is a Post-Net-Neutrality Simulator from Hell

It starts with throttling YouTubers, and ends with silencing political speech.
Matthew Gault
3.7.18
Broadband competition
Broadband competition

These Guys Plan to Beam High-Speed Internet to Los Angeles From the Top of a Nearby Hill

The Los Angeles Community Broadband Project plans to use advances in wireless tech to compete with big telecom and connect the masses.
Troy Farah
2.26.18
Broadband competition
Broadband competition

Why Broadband Competition at Faster Speeds is Virtually Nonexistent

Phone companies won't upgrade DSL lines, and cable companies won't expand their service maps.
Karl Bode
2.14.18
Broadband access
Broadband access

More Than 750 American Communities Have Built Their Own Internet Networks

A new map shows that more communities than ever are building their own broadband networks to end big telecom's monopoly.
Karl Bode
1.23.18