Tagged: comcast

Comcast Claims 'Extreme' Measures in High-Speed Internet

by Sean Beherec 8/3/2015 12:00 am

The company announced in a news release last month that it was improving its “Blast! Tier” from 50 megabits per second to 75 Mbps, and rolling out a new “Extreme” 150-Mbps tier.

Comcast Increases Internet Speeds

by Alexis Crowe 7/13/2015 3:35 pm

Comcast announced Monday that it is increasing the speed of its Blast! tier by 50 percent to 75 Mbps in central Arkansas at no additional charge to customers.

ISPs Eye Boosting Consumer Speeds

by Sean Beherec 6/8/2015 12:00 am

Sam Walls, the president of Connect Arkansas, which promotes adoption of broadband Internet around the state, says higher speeds show that Internet service providers are responding to the demands of the marketplace.

The Home of Outrageous Service (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 7/21/2014 12:00 am

Greg Hatcher has those words in big letters on the side of The Hatcher Agency in downtown Little Rock — “The Home of Outrageous Service” — and we all understand that he means outrageous in a good way, and anyone who has worked with his agency knows he means it. But last week, outrageous customer service took on a completely different meaning when a man named Ryan Block released a recording of his excruciating experience trying to cancel his Comcast service.

Comcast Now Owns Leisure Arts After Stock Deal with Liberty Media

by Lance Turner 10/10/2013 3:30 pm

Liberty Media Corp. of Englewood, Colo., has shed ownership of Leisure Arts of Little Rock in a stock deal with Comcast Corp. of Philadelphia.

Fully-Owned NBCUniversal Boosts Comcast 2Q Results

by Associated Press 7/31/2013 1:39 pm

The decision by Comcast Corp., the country's largest cable company, to buy General Electric out of the NBCUniversal business looks like a smart one, as the media conglomerate posted strong results for the second quarter.

Cellular Connection Opens 5th Arkansas Store at Shackleford Crossing

by Jordan King 6/10/2013 12:00 am

The Cellular Connection has announced the opening of a new location in Little Rock. The store, at 2608 S. Shackleford Road in the Shackleford Crossing Shopping Center, is the cellular retailer’s fifth in the state. The store opened on May 31.

Comcast Profit Rises 17 Percent in 1Q

by Associated Press 5/1/2013 11:32 am

Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable company and owner of NBCUniversal, on Wednesday said its net income rose 17 percent in the latest quarter, powered by continued strong results from its cable operations.

Cutting the Cable: One Way Pay TV Operators Are Discouraging Disruption

by Lance Turner 11/13/2012 1:34 pm

The Wall Street Journal brings us aspiring cable TV "cord-cutters" all back down to Earth with news of what many suspected would happen soon anyway.

Comcast Leverages Wal-Mart Ruling to Limit Class Action Lawsuits

by Lance Turner 11/5/2012 10:33 am

Comcast and another company are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to further limit class actions following a decision last year in the Betty Dukes Wal-Mart discrimination case.