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Netflix now pays Time Warner Cable for faster video delivery

All four major ISPs are now getting money from Netflix in exchange for faster speeds.

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FCC requires text-to-911 from carriers, apps

The commission votes to require mobile carriers and texting apps to adopt text-to-911 functionality

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Comcast on hellish customer service call: Rep did 'what we trained him' to do

The cable giant says it will review its training and incentive programs after a maddening customer service call goes viral.

Verizon FiOS getting faster uploads to match download speeds

Now's the perfect time for Verizon to generate some good will.

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To Xfinity WiFi we're all hotspots, but you don't have to be

As Xfinity WiFi spreads west, so do concerns about the use of customers’ modems as both private and public Wi-Fi connections. Luckily, you have choices for opting out of the program.

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Google launches a tool for testing your ISP's YouTube performance

Does your Internet service provider suck? Google's Video Quality Report tool can tell you—and even recommend a better ISP in your area.

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Comcast and Time Warner rank dead last in satisfaction as merger looms

A combined company would probably be even worse, according to the American Consumer Satisfaction Index.

Report: U.S. Internet providers allow 'permanent congestion' and want cash to clear it up

Congested connections aren't a net neutrality issue, but they're an argument for more competition.

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Forget streaming video: For real drama, check out the Netflix-Comcast feud

Grab your popcorn -- Netflix and Comcast are sniping at each other again.

AT&T lays out plan for gigabit Internet dominance, setting up Google Fiber showdown

AT&T's plan to bring its 1Gbps fiber-optic service to new cities includes some of the metropolitan areas where Google Fiber is already deployed.