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Jul 09, 2014

Roku will debut The Divide season premiere a week in advance

Streaming device-maker Roku debuts the season premiere of We TV's The Divide today - one week in advance - exclusively for Roku users. The show's traditional live-TV premiere is officially scheduled for July 16. The Divide is a criminal-justice drama... #AMC #Roku #WE tv #WE TV

Jul 23, 2014

Demographics, tech, and the digital divide

How to use technology to improve community groups and serve new communities... #AMC #Roku #WE tv #WE TV

Jul 20, 2014

Poll: California's digital divide still gaping

Araceli Barron, the bilingual mother of three young children in Sunnyvale, has seen California's digital divide up close... #AMC #Roku #WE tv #WE TV

Jul 21, 2014

In Comcast/Time Warner Merger, Public Interest Is Paramount

New York State's Public Service Commission (PSC) is currently reviewing Comcast's plan to purchase Time Warner Cable for over $45 billion , a merger which would link the nation's two largest cable companies. This merger has the potential to affect mi... #Comcast #Time Warner Inc. #New America Foundation #East Flatbush, NY #Sheepshead Bay, NY #Public Service Commission #New York (state)

Jul 15, 2014

Why new fibre service would be a net gain for everyone

IS IT right or fair that urban broadband users subsidise rural ones? That's the basic question raised with Comreg's suggestion that Eircom might be able to raise the price of rural broadband services, to better reflect the high cost of providing such... #Eircom Group plc #Dublin, Ireland

Jul 15, 2014

Rural broadband users face price hike over claims of 'urban subsidy'

BASIC broadband prices affecting over one million people in rural Ireland could rise under new rules being considered by Ireland's telecoms regulator. The Commission for Communications Regulation (Comreg) has found that urban broadband customers are ... #Eircom Group plc #Dublin, Ireland

Jul 11, 2014

GroupM's Maxus Wins NBCU Digital Duties

GroupM’s Maxus has added NBCUniversal digital duties to the traditional media responsibilities it already handles for the media and entertainment giant after a review, reps at the company confirmed. The move from incumbent Ignited, based in El Segund... #NBC #Comcast #Universal Studios #CNBC #Publicis Groupe S.A.

Jul 08, 2014

Poll: California's digital divide still gaping

According to the statewide Field Poll, broadband adoption rates have stagnated over the past few years, with Latinos, non-high-school graduates, seniors and other groups falling behind the state's overall Internet-access rate of 75 percent... #NBC #Comcast #Universal Studios #CNBC #Publicis Groupe S.A.

Jul 09, 2014

Advocates for blind, deaf want more from Apple

SAN FRANCISCO - Advocates for the blind are debating whether to use a carrot or a stick to persuade one of their oldest allies, Apple Inc, to close an emerging digital divide in mobile technology... #NBC #Comcast #Universal Studios #CNBC #Publicis Groupe S.A.

Jul 02, 2014

New €450m broadband network for 500,000 homes announced

The ESB and Vodafone have announced a new €450 million fibre broadband network to reach 500,000 Irish homes and businesses. The new service is promising speeds of 1,000Mbs. It is due to start in early 2015 with 100,000 premises connected next year an... #NBC #Comcast #Universal Studios #CNBC #Publicis Groupe S.A.