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reader comments 61 with 48 posters participating Share this story Charter Communications has agreed to settle piracy lawsuits filed by the major record labels, which accused the cable Internet provider of failing to terminate the accounts of subscribers who illegally download copyrighted songs. Sony, Universal, Warner, and their various subsidiaries sued Charter in US District ..

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Enlarge / Charter CEO Tom Rutledge speaks during The New York Times DealBook conference in New York on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. reader comments 80 with 62 posters participating Share this story The two largest home Internet providers in the US both lost subscribers in the second quarter of 2022. On Friday, Charter Communications reported ..

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reader comments 72 with 55 posters participating Share this story Some broadband users who qualify for the government’s new $50-per-month subsidies haven’t been able to obtain the discounts because of technical problems in the Federal Communications Commission’s rollout of the program. The problems stem from the FCC’s National Verifier and how the broadband providers’ systems ..

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Enlarge / A Charter Spectrum service truck in McKinney, Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. reader comments 94 with 73 posters participating Share this story It’s no surprise that cable companies charge lower prices for broadband when they face competition from fiber-to-the-home services. But an article yesterday by Stop the Cap provides a good example ..

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reader comments 16 with 15 posters participating Share this story Verizon and other Internet service providers are preventing some low-income customers from getting new $50-per-month government subsidies unless they switch to different plans that are sometimes more expensive. Over 825 ISPs nationwide are selling plans eligible for the new subsidies that the US government made ..

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Enlarge / Rooftop antenna at Immaculate Conception School in the Bronx. reader comments 71 with 47 posters participating Share this story Charter Communications employees who have been on strike since 2017 are building an Internet service provider in New York City called “People’s Choice.” “People’s Choice Communications is an employee-owned social enterprise launched by members ..

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Enlarge / Pinocchio. reader comments 33 with 29 posters participating Share this story A judge has ordered Charter Communications to pay $19.2 million to Windstream for lying to customers in order to trick them into switching from Windstream to Charter’s Spectrum Internet service. Charter also faces a $5,279 penalty for shutting off service to hundreds ..

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reader comments 52 with 39 posters participating, including story author Share this story The Federal Communications Commission last week awarded $9.2 billion to 180 broadband providers, saying the money will bring Internet access to 5.2 million “unserved” homes and businesses in rural areas across the United States. But consumer advocates say they’ve found major problems ..

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Enlarge / Starlink satellite dish and equipment in the Idaho panhandle’s Coeur d’Alene National Forest. reader comments 140 with 104 posters participating, including story author Share this story SpaceX has been awarded $885.51 million by the Federal Communications Commission to provide Starlink broadband to 642,925 rural homes and businesses in 35 states. The satellite provider was ..

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reader comments 116 with 83 posters participating Share this story After years of building political pressure for antitrust scrutiny of major tech companies, this month Congress and the US government delivered. The House Antitrust Subcommittee released a report accusing Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook of monopolistic behavior. The Department of Justice filed a complaint against ..

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