Cable television

Fiber optic cable is installed for Comcast  in Ira, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

Ready to cut the cable cord? Use this tool to see if it’s right for you

Stop paying the electric bill and they’ll turn off the lights. Cable TV, however, is no longer quite so essential. It’s now possible to stop paying the cable bill and enjoy much, if not all […]

02/13/2014

Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Cable merger future-proofs against Internet’s rise

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When you buy a TV, sales clerks often pitch you on “future proofing” your set. Turns out, buying a cable TV company relies largely on the same principle. Charter Communications Inc.’s […]

02/04/2014

A cyclist navigates Dearborn St. between street traffic and pedestrians in a special bike lane in Chicago's famed Loop. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

As city cycling grows, so does bike tax temptation

CHICAGO (AP) — Early blasts of snow, ice and below-zero temperatures haven’t stopped a surprising number of Chicago cyclists from spinning through the slush this winter, thanks in part to a city so serious about […]

12/27/2013

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TWC adds live local TV to ‘TV Everywhere’ in SoCal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable Inc. said Friday that it has made live local TV station signals available on its TWC TV app in Los Angeles and San Diego, taking one further step […]

12/13/2013

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Arts, culture add $500B to nation’s GDP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts […]

12/05/2013

Comcast testing full ad loads for on-demand shows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pay TV customers who are used to watching fewer ads on on-demand shows may have to put up with longer commercial breaks. Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest cable TV provider, says […]

12/02/2013

Philippine Navy Seabees clean the typhoon-damaged Tacloban Astrodome Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 to pave the way for Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao's fight against Brandon Rios of the United States in Macau on Nov. 24, at Tacloban city, Leyte province in central Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

TV set up in typhoon city to beam Pacquiao fight

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Hoping to lift the spirits of thousands of people left homeless by Typhoon Haiyan, cable operators on Saturday set up TV screens inside a sports stadium, near a church and in […]

11/23/2013

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TW Cable boosts top Internet speed to 100 Mbps

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable Inc. is doubling the Internet speed of its fastest product and more than halving the price of its lowest-speed product to compete with its telecom rivals AT&T and […]

10/28/2013

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Parents fed up with subsiding sexual content on TV

Are you a parent fed up with some of the content on cable tv? Variety reveals a disturbing trend: Pay-TV is pushing boundaries on sexual content. Of course, this is of great concern to parents […]

10/10/2013

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Time Warner, CBS draw viewers into fee spat

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Time Warner Cable can’t work out their differences, so they want viewers to help settle the fight. Three million Time Warner Cable customers in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas […]

08/04/2013

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