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

Comcast-TWC Would Be a Monopoly, But That Probably Won't Stop It

The proposed $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast—the nation's two largest cable and home Internet providers—has once again raised the specter of monopoly control over yet another American utility. Are these fears overblown? Nope! It's really that bad. » 2/26/14 12:20pm 2/26/14 12:20pm

You Can Burn Through Your Entire Broadband Data Cap in One Long Weekend

Between the surprising affordability of 4K TVs and Netflix and Amazon's commitment to delivering 4K content, the future is clearly ultra high-def. That's great. But it's also going to wreak havoc with your broadband data caps. Welcome to the age of the home internet overage fee. » 2/18/14 11:00am 2/18/14 11:00am

Bloomberg: TWC's Netflix Discussions Slow Thanks to Comcast Merger

In case you needed another reason to gripe about the recent Comcast takeover of Time Warner Cable, Bloomberg is now reporting that TWC's discussions with Netflix to host the streaming service on its set-top boxes have slowed. » 2/18/14 4:20am 2/18/14 4:20am

How Comcast Just Conquered America, in Two Simple GIFs

It's a sad day for consumers as the rumored merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable is moving forward. What does it look like when the two biggest cable companies in the country jump into the sack together? The map above gives you an idea. It ain't pretty. » 2/13/14 12:15pm 2/13/14 12:15pm

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

Bloomberg: DirecTV and TWC Might Create an Aereo-like Service

As cable companies continue to come up with creative ways to sell us TV without hooking us onto traditional cable, Bloomberg is reporting that DirecTV and Time Warner Cable are both thinking about creating an Aereo-type streaming service for customers to use. If it works like Aereo, it means you get to watch TV over… » 10/25/13 7:15pm 10/25/13 7:15pm

Time Warner Cable and CBS Make Up Just in Time for NFL Season

In a resolution that's as timely as it was expected, CBS and Time Warner Cable have kissed and made up. You'll get your Under the Dome as scheduled tonight, but more importantly, you won't miss any of your sweet professional football action. » 9/02/13 5:22pm 9/02/13 5:22pm

Getting Around Time Warner Cable's CBS Blackout Is Easy, Here's How

Today marks the eighth day of CBS and Time Warner Cable's ongoing feud over cash money. It's annoying. It's frustrating and damn it, the PGA Championship is going on and there's a new episode of Ray Donovan this Sunday! Here's how to get around the blackout if you're in an affected market. » 8/09/13 1:00pm 8/09/13 1:00pm

The One Big Winner From the Time Warner Cable-CBS Slapfight

As the Time Warner Cable-CBS impasse approaches its fourth day—with no resolution in sight—one thing has become absolutely clear; everyone involved is a big dumb dumby. A plague on them both. And a big shiny gold star to the one company that, unexpectedly, is going to come out ahead: Amazon. » 8/05/13 2:09pm 8/05/13 2:09pm

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

How to Beat Time Warner's Bullsh*t Modem Rental Fee

The only thing worse than paying out the tuchus for unreliable Time Warner Cable service is being forced pay $4 (NOW $6) per month to rent the cable modem necessary to use this crappy internet. Here's how to buy your own modem and stick it to the man, no matter where you live. Because screw you, Time Warner. » 7/30/13 2:24pm 7/30/13 2:24pm