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Cable’s top lobbyist, McSlarrow, to lead Comcast Washington office

Kyle McSlarrow, the cable industry’s top lobbyist in Washington D.C., will join Comcast as president of the firm’s Washington policy and government affairs.

By Cecilia Kang  | March 9, 2011; 4:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Comcast, Net Neutrality, cable, comcast, internet  
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CES: Verizon CEO Seidenberg's keynote

We're off! Verizon Communications chief executive Ivan Seidenberg kicks off the first official day of the Consumer Electronics show with a keynote speech on the phone giant's plans for the future. Seidenberg has arrived with a flood of wireless announcements...

By Cecilia Kang  | January 6, 2011; 1:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Verizon, cable  
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Lawmakers weigh TV fees bill, some call television market broken

The chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee scolded television cable providers and broadcasters Wednesday for getting mired in fee disputes that he says have harmed consumers. Sen. John "Jay" Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) said the failure to control the disputes was a symptom of broader problems in the TV market. There is a "race to the bottom" among news services that offer polarizing views, he said. He also criticized cable and satellite firms that bundle hundreds of channels to sell to consumers at ever rising prices.

By Cecilia Kang  | November 17, 2010; 4:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Comcast, Consumers, FCC, cable  
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