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Man who built ISP instead of paying Comcast $50K expands to hundreds of homes, says Ars Technica

From Ars Technica: Jared Mauch, the Michigan man who built a fiber-to-the-home Internet provider because he couldn't get good broadband service from AT&T or Comcast, is expanding with the help of $2.6 million in government...

The New York Times reports Walmart Ponders Streaming Deal With Paramount, Disney and Comcast

From The New York Times: Walmart has held discussions with major media companies about including streaming entertainment in its membership service, according to three people with knowledge of the conversations, part of an effort to...

Comcast headlines: New Comcast-Charter streaming joint venture suggests the next chapter of the streaming wars is coming

From CNBC: It's easy to shrug off last week's announcement that Comcast and Charter have started a joint venture to gain market share nationwide in streaming-video distribution. But the two largest U.S. cable companies may...

Telecompetitor on Comcast: Comcast Extends ACP Enrollment to Xfinity Retail Locations

From Telecompetitor: Comcast today announced it will soon start enabling customers to sign up for its Internet Essentials Plus service at the company’s more than 500 Xfinity stores. The offering includes 100 Mbps speed, a...

Comcast Using Civil Rights As Cover To Scuttle Appointment Of Gigi Sohn To FCC, according to Techdirt

From Techdirt: For years, we’ve noted how one of the greasier lobbying tactics in telecom is the co-opting of civil rights groups to provide cover for anti-competitive and anti-consumer policies. Such groups are given cash for...

Comcast To Bring All U.S. Employees Back To In-Person Work 3 Days A Week, says Bisnow

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Hold Comcast responsible: Comcast workers told to come back to office in-person 3 days a week

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Starting Sept. 12, Comcast wants workers to return Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Comcast told employees it’s time to come back to work — in person. Starting Sept. 12, U.S.-based Comcast cable and corporate...

CNBC reports Comcast and Charter may need new focus as broadband growth stalls amid competition

From CNBC: Comcast and Charter, the two largest U.S. cable companies, have a broadband growth problem. As tens of millions of Americans canceled their cable TV subscriptions in the past decade, the cable industry focused on...

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From News On 6: Airbnb says it will use new methods to spot and block people who try to use...

Top Sprint story from Bloomberg Law: T-Mobile’s Sprint Takeover Boosted Mobile Phone Bills, Suit Says

From Bloomberg Law: T-Mobile US Inc.’s 2020 acquisition of Sprint Corp.reduced competition and led to higher prices for all US...

FOX 10 News Phoenix on Airbnb: ‘Party Airbnb,’ Serenity Scottsdale, causing uproar in community

From FOX 10 News Phoenix: SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - So-called "party Airbnbs" are popping up in more neighborhoods, including in Scottsdale,...