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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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Top techies head to the White House for first meeting

The White House will host the first meeting of the President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness today.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 24, 2011; 11:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
Categories:  Comcast, Facebook  
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Obama names Facebook, Intel and Comcast execs to new jobs council

President Obama named Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, venture capitalist John Doerr and Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts to his council on jobs and competitiveness, highlighting the administration's emphasis on high-tech and media firms to help shape economic policy....

By Cecilia Kang  | February 23, 2011; 2:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Comcast, Facebook, Intel, Tech for Development  
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The Circuit: Clinton speaks on internet freedom; net neutrality hearings; Chrome lets you block content farms

The Circuit: Clinton speaks on internet freedom, net neutrality hearings, Chrome lets you block content farms

By Hayley Tsukayama  | February 15, 2011; 6:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Apple, Broadband, Comcast, FCC, Facebook, Google, International, Microsoft, Net Neutrality, Privacy, Social media  
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Canada rethinks metered Internet, as U.S. pushes ahead

As U.S. Internet service providers move to metered plans with the blessing of federal regulators, the Canadian government is reconsidering its own controversial rules that allow for usage based billing instead of flat fees. Canada's decision could determine the success...

By Cecilia Kang  | February 7, 2011; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  AT&T, Broadband, Comcast, FCC, Google, Internet TV, Net Neutrality, Online Video, Verizon  
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Netflix CEO wades into net neutrality debates

In a blog Thursday, Netflix published a ranking of how Internet service providers perform in delivering Netflix's online streaming videos. Chartered gets highest marks for delivering videos at high speeds, therefore better resolution. Clearwire is ranked last in the United States, and Time Warner Cable, Comcast and Cox rank high.

By Cecilia Kang  | January 27, 2011; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  Comcast, Early Termination Fees, Internet TV, Net Neutrality, Online Video  
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Older Entries in This Category »

What next for net neutrality? Lawsuits galore, Cecilia Kang , January 24, 2011
FCC will circulate merger order today, Hayley Tsukayama , December 23, 2010
FCC passes first net neutrality rules, Cecilia Kang , December 21, 2010
The Circuit: Yahoo layoffs, Comcast and Julian Assange, Hayley Tsukayama , December 14, 2010
The Circuit: An introduction and this morning's tech news, Hayley Tsukayama , December 13, 2010
Net neutrality lobbying to peak this week, Cecilia Kang , December 13, 2010
Upton announces GOP Commerce members -- who likely won't focus on telecom, The Washington Post editors , December 10, 2010
Pay-as-you-go Internet prices raise questions , Cecilia Kang , December 8, 2010
Hulu CEO visits FCC to discuss Comcast-NBC merger, Cecilia Kang , December 3, 2010
Comcast, NBC argue against sharing with Internet TV, Cecilia Kang , November 24, 2010
NCTA head McSlarrow to resign spring 2011, Cecilia Kang , November 19, 2010
Internet TV battles come to head at FCC, Cecilia Kang , November 11, 2010
TV overhaul fueling battle over net neutrality, Cecilia Kang , September 9, 2010
Comcast-NBCU merger in Chicago for hearings, Cecilia Kang , July 7, 2010
Comcast responds to merger critics, Cecilia Kang , June 21, 2010
Your morning links, Jia Lynn Yang , June 18, 2010
Reaction to FCC's latest steps on broadband, Jia Lynn Yang , June 17, 2010
UPDATE: AT&T, Verizon ramped up lobbying in Q1, Cecilia Kang , April 21, 2010
Video: Former FCC heads on rules for the Web, Cecilia Kang , April 14, 2010
Where's Google on net neutrality, FCC role?, Cecilia Kang , April 12, 2010
Three options for the FCC, Cecilia Kang , April 7, 2010
Gloves off, telecom giants to FCC: It's on!, Cecilia Kang , April 5, 2010
What we're following Thursday, Cecilia Kang , March 11, 2010
Comcast tries for makeover, rebrands D.C. service, Cecilia Kang , February 15, 2010
Lawmakers weigh in on Comcast-NBCU merger, Cecilia Kang , February 4, 2010
Comcast's fast-growing Washington presence, Cecilia Kang , February 4, 2010
Justice Dept. to take up antitrust review of Comcast-NBC deal, Washington Post editor , January 6, 2010
Chat with Roku on hurdles to online video market, Cecilia Kang , November 30, 2009
Television last frontier of innovation? , Cecilia Kang , November 19, 2009
Competitor raises concerns over Comcast-NBC merger, Cecilia Kang , November 17, 2009
Verizon may be moving forward on policing copyright, Cecilia Kang , November 13, 2009
Chat with Michael Geist on secret copyright rules, Cecilia Kang , November 12, 2009
Public interest groups rail against a Comcast and NBC merger, Comcast, NBC, merger, Netflix, Amazon , November 9, 2009
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