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Netflix Streaming Is The Gateway Drug To Internet TV

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/streaming-cable-cutters.jpg"> Nobody likes cable TV, although we all pay exorbitant sums for it to be piped into our homes. That is why the

Time Warner Shows Off Its $200/Month SignatureHome Package For The Remaining Rich

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/scaled.Screen-shot-2010-12-08-at-3.06.06-PM.jpg">Today I got to see Time Warner's Signature Home $200 a month service package offerings u

Quirky Contort Keeps Your USB Cables Looking Sassy

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/www.engadget.jpeg">The Quirky Contort is basically a four port USB hub with a trick: it also acts as a cable organizer so after you plug

Comcast Reports Drop in Cable Subscribers; Blames Economy

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/comcast2.jpeg?w=300" alt="" title="comcast2" width="300" height="90" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-237088" />In a <a href="https://bet

Internet TV and The Death of Cable TV, really

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/cancel_cable.jpeg?w=300" alt="" title="cancel_cable" width="250" height="145" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-235552" />Yes, you heard t

The Universal Network Cable is a universal network cable

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/universalnetworkcable.jpeg" />It's not often that I need a cross-over Ethernet cable any more, since more networking gear has Auto-MDX on

CrunchGear Contest: Cut the Cable

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/warpia-01.jpg" />I've been living without cable since i got out of college. I have a decent television that is used solely for watching m

Charter Communications: All your streams are belong to us

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/chartertv.jpeg" />A young man rang Charter Cable to cancel his cable TV connection and maintain his Internet connection. Why? Because cab

What "on-demand" media really means and why your cable company should be scared

I’ve been angling to get rid of my TiVo and cable for some time now and I believe I’ve finally figured out a solution that works best for me. It involves a lots scripting, Sabnzbd, and Han

Comcast launching "HomePoint" technology; welcome to 2001

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/HomePoint.jpg" />Comcast is preparing to launch their new service, Homepoint, which will provide a VoIP handset with integration to email

Turns out you really, really, like your television provider

</a><img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/343633_Full.jpg" />Last year, overall satisfaction with television providers was at the lowest level in 5 years. It seems however, th

TiVo and Time Warner apparently discussing DVR deal

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/tivo_001.jpg" alt="tivo" />Looks like Time Warner cable subscribers may someday get the option of the TiVo interface on their DVR boxes. Acco

NFL Red Zone Channel may not be free on Comcast after all

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/redzone.JPG" alt="NFL" />You may recall that exactly one week ago, your old buddy Doug got all bonered up about NFL Network and Comcast final

This is why no one likes the cable company

It’s a sad fact that often the only face a content provider has to a customer is the lowly cable installer. It seems that more often than not, said installer is not the best representative to wh

DISH Network losing customers

DISH announced today a net loss of 25,000 customers. The company blamed the loss of subscribers on a combination of economic factors and stiffening competition. Wall Street reacted unfavorably, sendin

Verizon FiOS cable tv coming to NYC: Can you see me now?

Look for Verizon to start infiltrating select NYC neighborhoods in the “coming weeks” while they deploy their fiber-optic network. The telco giant has received approval from the New York State Pub

Cable companies still bickering over FiOS advertising

Comcast, Verizon, and Time Warner Cable are all sniping at each other, emphasizing the minor advantages their overpriced service has over the competitor’s overpriced service. They’re tradi

Time Warner working on mystery "Internet TV" project

This is a little out of left field, but it could also be interesting. Time Warner Cable is planning on releasing a set-top box to its customers with a built-in cable modem to allow them to watch &#822

SlingModem officially announced

Your friendly cable company may soon be carrying the SlingModem, a combination SlingBox and DOCSIS 2.0-certified cable modem. Basically, you’d only have to connect one coax cable to the box and

Time Warner thinking of selling Time Warner Cable

In an earnings call today Time Warner reported that it was planning to spin off its Cable holdings, “under the right circumstances.” No specifics were noted but Time Warner Cable is obviou
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