Comcast Set To Unleash Internet Speed BoostThousands of Comcast customers across the Twin Cities will begin to see faster Internet service beginning Thursday. Customers in the company's "Performance" tier will see speeds go from 25 megabytes per second to 50. "Blast" customers will go from 50 to 105.
Mpls. City Council Votes To Allow CenturyLink's Prism TVMinneapolis residents will now have a new option for TV cable, marking the first time the market's had cable competition in nearly 40 years. Minneapolis City Council voted to allow CenturyLink to provide a cable service in the city. The service -- called Prism TV -- will be the first wire-line TV service in Minnesota.
US Internet Expanding Fiber Service In South MinneapolisUS Internet is expanding its fiber internet service to dozens of new south Minneapolis streets.
In First Term, Franken Makes Tech His Niche Patting his notes for emphasis, Sen. Al Franken made an impassioned case: The Internet needs to be free for all, he said, not customized so that big corporations can optimize it.
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Comcast Offers Students Low-Cost InternetAs technology begins to take on a greater role in education, the St. Paul, Minn. school district is trying to make it accessible to all students with a new grant. Comcast announced Tuesday that it gave $50,000 to non-profit community organizations in St. Paul to create, "Internet Essential Learning Zones."
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Outrage Over New Comcast Fee Hike Has Politicians, Regulators InvolvedA notice from Comcast -- also known as XFINITY -- of a new fee is prompting outrage and confusion.
Protecting Yourself From Scams On Cyber MondayThe stores are busy this weekend -- but one in three people still plan to do part of their holiday shopping online this year. But you then run the risk of getting scammed.
Comcast To Hire 450 At New MN Call CenterA new Comcast customer service center is opening in Minnetonka, Minn. and its bringing 450 new jobs with it.
Comcast Customers Notice Price Hike In Cable BillsIt's what many of us enjoy doing every day: flipping through the many cable channels we pay for to see what's on. Now, however, that daily activity is going to cost certain cable subscribers more.
Good Question: How Does My Computer Find Websites?When thousands of Comcast customers in Minnesota lost access to the internet Sunday night, it wasn't because of severe weather or problems with the power grid. It wasn't even a problem in the pipes connecting homes to the internet. It was a problem with a DNS server. What's DNS?