Consumer Reports: Cutting Cable

SUCCESSFULLY CUTTING CABLE   Three things that have traditionally kept people tied to cable: sports, kids’ programming, and addictions to shows such as Game of Thrones that were only available with a pay TV service. But all that’s starting to change.   More and more media companies are announcing plans to deliver their TV programming … Continue reading »

Man Fired for Complaining About Comcast

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — A California accountant says complaining about his cable service cost him his job. Conal O’Rourke was fired earlier this year from PricewaterhouseCoopers–it does consulting work for Comcast. O’Rourke says he was charged over $1,800 for equipment he never received and didn’t need. He refused to pay and the account was turned … Continue reading »

BendBroadband Acquiring Chambers Cable

BEND, Ore. — BendBroadband has agreed to buy the Chambers Cable System, according to an announcement released Wednesday. This will affect residents in Sunriver, Crosswater and the surrounding areas. BendBroadband says it will bring a major technological upgrade to residents and visitors in the Sunriver area, and also migrate Chambers Cable residential and business customers … Continue reading »