Weirdly Enough, Comcast Thinks Its TWC Buy Will Be Great For Customers

Monopoly? What monopoly? At least that's one of the pillars of the 180-page document Comcast just filed with regulators in defense of its pending $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable. It is a big fat load of bull. » 4/08/14 10:57am 4/08/14 10:57am

How Comcast-TWC Will End Your All-You-Can Internet Buffet

There are broad, sweeping implications for the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. This is not one of them. This is a very specific, fine print change. But for TWC customers—and, eventually, the rest of us—it's going to be the single worst part of the deal. Welcome to broadband data caps! They're here to… » 2/16/14 12:00pm 2/16/14 12:00pm

Why the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Is Even Worse Than You Think

The mere mention of Comcast and Time Warner cuddling up to form one crummy super-conglomerate is enough to send you running for the pitchforks. But this unholy union—if it passes regulatory muster—goes deeper than MONOPOLY BAD. » 2/13/14 10:36am 2/13/14 10:36am

How to Escape Comcast and Get Your Internet Elsewhere

Comcast has confirmed that it's going to buy Time Warner Cable to form a huge, tangled monster of awfulness. Hooray! You want out? Lucky for you there are some alternatives to doing business with your monopolistic cable-internet master if you try hard enough. Here are your options, and good luck making your escape. » 2/13/14 9:52am 2/13/14 9:52am

The 50+ Best Tweets About the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

In case you missed it, Comcast and Time Warner Cable have officially confirmed their intentions to be come one gigantic conglomerate of suck. The internet, understandably, found this upsetting! Here are the funniest, angriest tweets about your new favorite monopoly: » 2/13/14 8:48am 2/13/14 8:48am

Comcast Is Buying Time Warner Cable to Make Big Cable Even Worse

Time Warner Cable is getting swallowed by the only monster bigger than itself: Comcast. That means the biggest cable provider, Comcast, is buying the second biggest cable provider, Time Warner Cable, to form a ridiculously ginormous cable company that'll deliver unsatisfying service under one iron fist. We should all… » 2/12/14 10:54pm 2/12/14 10:54pm

Time Warner Is Setting HBO Free For $30/Month

Time Warner is now offering a new, affordable plan that lets you get HBO and about 20 channels for just $30/month for the first year. Great news for anyone who doesn't want to be saddled with 70 channels they're never watching. » 12/02/13 5:54pm 12/02/13 5:54pm

CBS Is Blocking Time Warner Cable Users from Watching Shows on CBS.com

Because we're all basically pawns when it comes to billion dollar companies fighting over dollars, CBS has just blocked Time Warner Cable customers from watching any video on CBS.com. Basically, if you're a TWC customer and head to CBS.com, instead of CBS video, you'll see anti-Time Warner Cable ads. Classy. » 8/02/13 7:22pm 8/02/13 7:22pm

TWC Is Installing Another 1000 Free Wi-Fi Hotspots in Manhattan

We're not always the biggest fans of Time Warner Cable; it's unreliable, expensive, and they don't seem to care two hoots about improving it. But we applaud the company's plan to beef up the free Wi-Fi coverage it offers customers—especially in the congested airspace of New York. Beyond the 1700 hotspots already out… » 6/27/13 10:24am 6/27/13 10:24am

Time Warner Paves the Way for Lamest Version of Apple TV's Future

If Apple TV is anything like the a la carte channels as apps dream we've hoped for, it could be amazing. But according to comments from Time Warner Cable president and COO Rob Marcus we might never be liberated from our cable providers. » 9/19/12 12:33pm 9/19/12 12:33pm

If You Want HBO Go, You'll Have to Keep Paying For Cable Forever and…

A standalone HBO Go service is the holy grail for cordcutters. It means liberation from cable forever. It's never going to happen. Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes just told his investors in no uncertain terms that cordcutters don't exist, and that forcing people to pay for cable to get HBO will work. Sadly, he's probably… » 8/01/12 12:50pm 8/01/12 12:50pm

Time Warner Is So Scared of Google Fiber That It's Paying People to Spy …

According to this flyer, Time Warner Cable is asking people in Kansas City to share "tips, rumors and rumblings about Google construction or launch activity" about Google Fiber for a chance to win money. Yeah, Time Warner is so worried about Google Fiber that it's asking people to spy on Google so it'll have a better… » 7/12/12 5:00pm 7/12/12 5:00pm

Report: The Feds Are Investigating Cable Companies Over Data Caps

The Wall Street Journal reports that the Justice Department is looking into whether the country's huge cable companies are using data caps on their internet services to keep streaming video upstarts from taking hold. Is anti-trust action against the giants imminent? » 6/13/12 3:19pm 6/13/12 3:19pm

Viacom Shows Are Streaming on Time Warner's iPad App Once Again

When Time Warner first released their streaming iPad app last year, Viacom freaked out and demanded that their shows and channels be removed from the app. After some bickering and court battles, the NY Times says that an agreement has been reached, and both sides appear to be OK with it. » 5/17/12 11:55am 5/17/12 11:55am