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Silicon Valley
Bay Area conference draws 2,000 tunnel experts from around the worldBay Area serves as ground zero for talking TBMs, also known as "moles,'' or tun
Bay Area conference draws 2,000 tunnel experts from around the world
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
Bay Area serves as ground zero for talking TBMs, also known as "moles,'' or tunnel boring machines. "Ours is a compelling industry,'' said Mike Rispin, chair of the World Tunnel Congress Marketing Committee. "Tunnels clearly improve urban... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Verizon retirees rebelcould bring windfall payouts to top executives. Jack K. Cohen of Yorktown Heig
Verizon retirees rebel
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
could bring windfall payouts to top executives. Jack K. Cohen of Yorktown Heights, N.Y., chairman of the 130,000-member Association of BellTel Retirees Inc., and his wife, Ilene, who together own 723 Verizon shares, have submitted a shareholder... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan races to stay in the driver's seat on autonomous vehicle legislationAutomotive Systems USA in Auburn Hills. State lawmakers want to regulate the us
Michigan races to stay in the driver's seat on autonomous vehicle legislation
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted yesterday
Automotive Systems USA in Auburn Hills. State lawmakers want to regulate the use of self-driving vehicles as the industry grows. Connected vs. autonomous vehicles LANSING — In 2013, Michigan legislators adopted the state's first laws for... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
BellTel [aka Verizon] retirees target golden parachutescould bring windfall payouts to top executives. Jack K. Cohen of Yorktown Heig
BellTel [aka Verizon] retirees target golden parachutes
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 days ago
could bring windfall payouts to top executives. Jack K. Cohen of Yorktown Heights, N.Y., chairman of the 130,000-member Association of BellTel Retirees Inc., and his wife, Ilene, who together own 723 Verizon shares, have submitted a shareholder... Read more
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Business Standard India
Telcos' hopes on cheaper 700-Mhz spectrum dashedof 4.5% In a big blow to major mobile players, Telecom Commission, the highest
Telcos' hopes on cheaper 700-Mhz spectrum dashed
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
of 4.5% In a big blow to major mobile players, Telecom Commission, the highest policy-making body of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), has approved Telecom Regulatory Authority of India-recommended base price of Rs 11,485 crore per... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bay Area conference draws 2,000 tunnel experts from around the worldBay Area serves as ground zero for talking TBMs, also known as "moles,'' or tun
Bay Area conference draws 2,000 tunnel experts from around the world
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Bay Area serves as ground zero for talking TBMs, also known as "moles,'' or tunnel boring machines. "Ours is a compelling industry,'' said Mike Rispin, chair of the World Tunnel Congress Marketing Committee. "Tunnels clearly improve urban... Read more
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The Verge
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler praises Comcast as it moves away from set-top boxesfrom its proprietary set-top box, according to a report from Ars Technica. Whee
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler praises Comcast as it moves away from set-top boxes
The Verge / Posted 3 days ago
from its proprietary set-top box, according to a report from Ars Technica. Wheeler said it "points a way forward" for the industry to stop forcing customers to lease hardware they don't need. Cable boxes represent a significant amount of revenue... Read more
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Ars Technica
Tom Wheeler: Comcast’s TV app proves the FCC is right about set-top boxesinto Samsung smart TVs and Roku devices without charging a monthly set-top box
Tom Wheeler: Comcast’s TV app proves the FCC is right about set-top boxes
Ars Technica / Posted 3 days ago
into Samsung smart TVs and Roku devices without charging a monthly set-top box fee "points the way forward" and proves that industry complaints about proposed FCC rules are misguided, Wheeler said in a press conference after yesterday's FCC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ICT Crucial for IntegrationKasane — Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) managing direct
ICT Crucial for Integration
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kasane — Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) managing director, Mr Paul Taylor says Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been identified as crucial for regional and economic integration. Speaking at the Southern... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Failure of Companies Blamed On Weak Corporate GovernanceCorporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN), with theme: "Corporate Governance, Regulat
Failure of Companies Blamed On Weak Corporate Governance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Corporate Governance Nigeria (SCGN), with theme: "Corporate Governance, Regulatory Compliance and Competitiveness in the Telecommunications Industry" held in Lagos recently. According to Danbatta, "a strong corporate governance culture in an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regulation On VAS to Curb Unsolicited SIM, Anti-Competitive Activities - NCCquality local contents in Nigeria by rewarding content developers who are the m
Regulation On VAS to Curb Unsolicited SIM, Anti-Competitive Activities - NCC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
quality local contents in Nigeria by rewarding content developers who are the major players in the VAS segment of the industry, our vision will be obstructed" Although the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria... Read more
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The Seattle Times
FCC Chief Wheeler angers the cable industry he once representedIf the cable industry were Hollywood boxer Rocky Balboa, it would be getting pu
FCC Chief Wheeler angers the cable industry he once represented
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
If the cable industry were Hollywood boxer Rocky Balboa, it would be getting pummeled by its former trainer. Or so suggests Rich Greenfield, a telecom analyst with BTIG in New York. He tweeted a clip showing a sweat-spraying punch slamming Rocky,... Read more
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Ars Technica
FCC proposes new price regulations for cable—but not for home Internetcompanies can charge home Internet users. Cable companies: Please don't regula
FCC proposes new price regulations for cable—but not for home Internet
Ars Technica / Posted 4 days ago
companies can charge home Internet users. Cable companies: Please don't regulate us Comcast and the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) immediately condemned the FCC’s decision today. “[T]he FCC’s proposal to impose rate... Read more
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Newsmax
FCC Chief Enrages Industry He Once Lobbied For, Defying SkepticsIf the cable industry were Hollywood boxer Rocky Balboa, it would be getting pu
FCC Chief Enrages Industry He Once Lobbied For, Defying Skeptics
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
If the cable industry were Hollywood boxer Rocky Balboa, it would be getting pummeled by its former trainer. Or so suggests Rich Greenfield, a telecom analyst with BTFIG LLC in New York. He tweeted a clip showing a sweat-spraying punch slamming... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government firm on in-built GPS in mobile phones; DoT to talk to telcos, stakeholdersand in-built Global Positioning System (GPS) from January 2018, but the departm
Government firm on in-built GPS in mobile phones; DoT to talk to telcos, stakeholders
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
and in-built Global Positioning System (GPS) from January 2018, but the department is open to discuss any issues with the industry to allay apprehension. "The telecom department will have a discussion with telecom operators and stakeholders to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
22,988 Nigerian Companies Rented N3.48 Trillion Equipment in Five Yrsof $ 40 million foreign investment into three Nigerian leasing firms by Aureos.
22,988 Nigerian Companies Rented N3.48 Trillion Equipment in Five Yrs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
of $ 40 million foreign investment into three Nigerian leasing firms by Aureos. Latest statistics from Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria, ELAN revealed that outstanding lease volume increased from N780 billion in 2013 to N869 billion in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Demands to Stand Against Surveillance and Fix Rica!Section 14 of the Bill of Rights, but it is also foundational to other rights,
Demands to Stand Against Surveillance and Fix Rica!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Section 14 of the Bill of Rights, but it is also foundational to other rights, including freedom of expression, freedom of association, media freedom and the right to dignity. In a contested constitutional democracy such as South Africa, the right... Read more
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Business Wire
Some Pain, No Gain: AICPA Personal Financial Satisfaction Index Decreases in First Quarterof 2015 into early 2016, many of the losses reversed themselves and the overall
Some Pain, No Gain: AICPA Personal Financial Satisfaction Index Decreases in First Quarter
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
of 2015 into early 2016, many of the losses reversed themselves and the overall market showed some gains for the quarter. Telecommunications and utilities stocks were the big winners, as health care and financials took a downturn. Pleasure... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Ozarks Electric to install fiber linesystem, a number included within the 26 percent of Arkansans who have access to
Ozarks Electric to install fiber line
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
system, a number included within the 26 percent of Arkansans who have access to any form of broadband, according to industry figures. About one-fourth of the people in the United States have access to fiber-optic Internet service. The move... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NCC Moves to Regulate Value Added Service MarketPlans by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC to regulate the Value Adde
NCC Moves to Regulate Value Added Service Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Plans by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC to regulate the Value Added Service, VAS industry is generating anxiety, suspicion and fears of foreign invasion of the sector. This is coming particularly from people whose professions are in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
India orders ‘panic button’ for cellphones in bid to protect womenchanger,” Maneka Gandhi, the minister of women and child development, told repo
India orders ‘panic button’ for cellphones in bid to protect women
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
changer,” Maneka Gandhi, the minister of women and child development, told reporters Tuesday. The country’s department of telecommunications set up new rules released this week that require all low-tech feature phones to have a panic button... Read more
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Business Wire
Senior Executives from HBO, AT&T and T-Mobile Top List of Speakers at 2016 Wireless Infrastructure Show in Dallasequipment manufacturers and service providers, and others integrally involved i
Senior Executives from HBO, AT&T and T-Mobile Top List of Speakers at 2016 Wireless Infrastructure Show in Dallas
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
equipment manufacturers and service providers, and others integrally involved in shaping the future of the wireless industry. Keynote Speakers at the 2016 Wireless Infrastructure Show include: “We are pleased to bring together such an... Read more
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The Hill
Battle of the box splits industry, Demsmobile devices or computers. “The proposal would radically intervene in a succ
Battle of the box splits industry, Dems
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
mobile devices or computers. “The proposal would radically intervene in a successful market,” said the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) in its comments, submitted on Friday. “There is no urgency for such reckless... Read more
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Business Wire
APWG Receives Contribution From craigslist Charitable Fund to Prevent Online Crimeinstitutions as: Oxfam America; Electronic Frontier Foundation; Brennan Center
APWG Receives Contribution From craigslist Charitable Fund to Prevent Online Crime
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
institutions as: Oxfam America; Electronic Frontier Foundation; Brennan Center for Justice; and the American Library Association. APWG, a global NGO with operations bases in Massachusetts, California, Georgia and Barcelona, Spain, will use... Read more
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Crikey
Australia could target downloading porn illegallyPeople downloading porn from piracy websites could face the strong arm of the l
Australia could target downloading porn illegally
Crikey / Posted 7 days ago
People downloading porn from piracy websites could face the strong arm of the law, if the adult entertainment industry follows in the footsteps of Village Roadshow. Groups like Village Roadshow have been lobbying the government to crack down on... Read more
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The Economic Times
DoT against liberal payment termsNEW DELHI: The Department of Telecommunications may not allow telecom companies
DoT against liberal payment terms
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
NEW DELHI: The Department of Telecommunications may not allow telecom companies liberal payment terms for spectrum auctions, as proposed by the regulator, because it could hit the government's revenue collections. To ease the burden for carriers,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PCCI drafts roadmap for next PresidentThe Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) will propose to the next
PCCI drafts roadmap for next President
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) will propose to the next President an aggressive economic and governance reform roadmap summed up by the acronym “GIANT STEPS” in a bid to sustain the country’s economic momentum and create more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electricity - the Price Nigerians Must Pay - Fasholagas, you will either get it directly from production, which is called associate
Electricity - the Price Nigerians Must Pay - Fashola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
gas, you will either get it directly from production, which is called associated gas or from natural gas fields that has no association with oil. So you need to set up a gas production and processing facility to set up. That is a very big machine... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Turkish tourism loses allure as bombings fray nervesstreets. "I can't help noticing people's bags, it makes me uncomfortable," sai
Turkish tourism loses allure as bombings fray nerves
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
streets. "I can't help noticing people's bags, it makes me uncomfortable," said Murat Kurtulus, a 32-year-old worker at a telecommunications company. "Before the bombings, I used to spend my weekends at shopping [centres] and [cinemas]. Now I... Read more
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The Columbian
Comcast to go boxless, and that may save moneystory is not just about Comcast. In fact, the company’s announcement is merely
Comcast to go boxless, and that may save money
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
story is not just about Comcast. In fact, the company’s announcement is merely one facet of an all-out assault by the cable industry against a government proposal that it says would undermine the very heart of its business. In the balance are a set... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canadian Heritage announces sweeping CanCon reviewand creators of cultural content, Ms. Joly said she is willing to change laws s
Canadian Heritage announces sweeping CanCon review
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
and creators of cultural content, Ms. Joly said she is willing to change laws such as the Broadcasting Act and the Telecommunications Act, modify the mandates of the CRTC and the CBC, and create new laws or agencies, as needed. The scale of... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with an apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with an app
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 10 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want,” Mark Hess, Comcast’s industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with an apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with an app
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 10 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want,” Mark Hess, Comcast’s industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela runs up $1 billion debt for late shipping containersheld containers for months or simply never returned them, at times leaving the
Venezuela runs up $1 billion debt for late shipping containers
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
held containers for months or simply never returned them, at times leaving the truck-sized steel boxes for years in oil industry facilities or on provincial farms even though this costs $100 per day per container, according to industry... Read more
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Wired News
Your Cable Box Is Dying. But It Still Needs To Be Fixedpartnerships. The FCC notes that the spirit of the proposal, and indeed some s
Your Cable Box Is Dying. But It Still Needs To Be Fixed
Wired News / Posted 10 days ago
partnerships. The FCC notes that the spirit of the proposal, and indeed some specific wording, actually does address those industry concerns. “Manufacturers of competitive solutions will be required to pass through all of the content the consumers... Read more
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The Star
Friday, April 22floating production, storage and off-loading unit. - StarBiz Celcom allocating
Friday, April 22
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
floating production, storage and off-loading unit. - StarBiz Celcom allocating RM1.2b for capital expenditure: Mobile telecommunications provider, Celcom Axiata Bhd, is allocating at least RM1.2bil for capital expenditure this year to expand... Read more
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The Register
Big Cable threatens to sue FCC: You can't stop us ripping off customersThe US National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) has threatened to
Big Cable threatens to sue FCC: You can't stop us ripping off customers
The Register / Posted 11 days ago
The US National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) has threatened to sue the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) if it pushes ahead with plans to open up cable boxes. A three-page "legal white paper" [PDF] provided five reasons why.... Read more
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The Mercury News
What was the most successful company founded the year you were born?technologies. Today, the company has grown to nearly 2,000 employees and produc
What was the most successful company founded the year you were born?
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
technologies. Today, the company has grown to nearly 2,000 employees and produces audio products and services across the industry.1966 Mastercard Inc.Market Cap: $101,344,000,000 Ticker Symbol: MA MasterCard began when a group of California... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with an apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with an app
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want,” Mark Hess, Comcast’s industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Comcast will offer an app that replaces your cable boxtheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will offer an app that replaces your cable box
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want,” Mark Hess, Comcast’s industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with an apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with an app
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want,” Mark Hess, Comcast’s industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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News 8000
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with app
News 8000 / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want," Mark Hess, Comcast's industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with app
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want," Mark Hess, Comcast's industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with app
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want," Mark Hess, Comcast's industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with app
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want," Mark Hess, Comcast's industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with app
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want," Mark Hess, Comcast's industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with app
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want," Mark Hess, Comcast's industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with app
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want," Mark Hess, Comcast's industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with app
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want," Mark Hess, Comcast's industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with apptheir Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whate
Comcast will let you replace your cable box with app
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 days ago
their Xfinity TV cable service wherever they want, whenever they want, on whatever device they want," Mark Hess, Comcast's industry affairs chief, said in a statement. Comcast hopes its new Xfinity TV Partner Program will eventually expand beyond... Read more
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