U.S. cable and fiber Internet providers usually deliver the advertised download speeds, while DSL connections increasingly fall short, the FCC said.
The results of cable and fiber ISPs improved on average from 2013, when the FCC found they largely delivered on the promised speeds, with Quest/ CenturyLink showing a 16 percent improvement. FCC senior officials said they could not determine whether that was because DSL was lagging in capacity or investments in upgrades or because DSL providers overpromised.
NEW YORK, June 17- While the New York Times Co has shrunk by more than half in the past eight years, the compensation of the top three executives at the company has held steady.
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Kay Koplovitz is bringing mobile video to the masses to empower women—and other, disadvantaged groups worldwide—who are not connected to the Net.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
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Netflix may have to make similar arrangements with other broadband providers to ensure customers get access to its streaming movies and TV shows.
Comcast and Netflix have agreed to a deal that would end slowness for the cable company's customers who view Netflix's video streams.
The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.
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Friday's midday movers.
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U.S. stock index futures turned lower and interest rates spiked after the government reported a brighter-than-expected report on the labor market.
October's jobs report is expected to be one of the weakest of the year, distorted by the impact of the 16-day government shutdown.
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Washington politicians could slash the budget deficit by just tapping into the foreign profits of the top 20 American companies.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Cablevision Systems Chief Executive James Dolan said "there could come a day" when his company ceases to offer TV service and makes broadband its primary offering.