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There’s An ‘Internet Slowdown’ Today, Which Isn’t As Bad As It Seems… Yet

It’s Comcast, AT&T and Verizon VS the likes of Netflix, Google and many individuals who really, really love the internet. Are you worried of the impending internet slowdown?

09/09/2014

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The Illinois Politicians That Want To Take Your Internet Rights Away From You

With net neutrality effectively neutered, Internet service providers (ISPs) starting to do as they please and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) attempting to create new rules for broadband Internet, now is a good time to take stock of those who support an open Internet and those who don’t.

05/13/2014

What a sweet computer, bro! No, this wasn't the best photo we had, I just liked it. (Photo Credit: ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

A Quick And Dirty Guide To Net Neutrality

Net neutrality is a simple concept: it’s the idea that big companies that provide Internet have to treat all websites as equals. What does this mean for you and me?

05/13/2014

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Frank Thomas To Be A Fox Sports 1 Analyst

Thomas says he’s happy to get the call to the broadcasting “big leagues.”

CBS Chicago–02/24/2014

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Comcast Worker Shot, Critically Wounded

A worker for Comcast was shot and critically wounded during an apparent robbery attempt on the South Side.

01/08/2014

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Low-Cost Internet Program For Poor Families To Expand

Local officials say a program to help low–income families connect to the Internet has become the most successful such effort in the nation.

WBBM Newsradio–03/22/2013

A Comcast crew left this TV cable draped across Bridget Farragher's yard and patio in October, then refused to bury or move it for nearly three months. (Credit: CBS)

Comcast Leaves TV Cable On Family’s Patio For Nearly 3 Months

For Bridget Farragher, her back yard has been off-limits to her kids for nearly three months, after Comcast stuck a long black cable sitting across her yard and patio, then refused to move or bury it.

CBS 2–01/08/2013

Comcast workers in Romeoville will vote on whether to unionize next month. (CBS)

Comcast Workers In Romeoville May Unionize

Comcast employees in one southwest suburb say they want better working conditions under the national cable giant. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley presents an Original Report.

09/27/2012

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‘Xfinity Home’ Security Service Coming To Chicago

Comcast is starting a new wireless service the Chicago area, Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2012

Aurora Man: Comcast Cable Box Was Full Of Roaches

Finding cockroaches in your home is never a pleasant experience, but one Aurora man was surprised recently to see them coming out of a place one would never expect them.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

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Comcast Denies Discrimination Claim From Black Workers

Cable giant Comcast says it adamantly denies allegations from a group of technicians who claim the company discriminates against black employees.

11/30/2011

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Suit: Comcast Installed Broken, Bug-Infested Equipment

Nearly a dozen current and former Comcast employees claim the South Side facility where they worked was infested with bugs and rodents, and they were forced to install inadequate or bug-infested equipment into South Side homes.

11/29/2011

Marcos Canizales (photo courtesy: Josephine Lopez)

Comcast Worker Dies After Falling From Ladder

A Comcast worker who fell off a ladder and landed on his head Saturday morning in the Humboldt Park has died.

10/22/2011

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City, Comcast Team Up To Bring Affordable Internet Access

The City of Chicago and Comcast are teaming up in a pilot project to make broadband Internet access affordable for hundreds of thousands of low income families.

WBBM Newsradio–06/01/2011

A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

No Mass Refunds For Comcast Customers

Comcast says it has no plans to refund customers en masse for one of the Chicago area’s biggest ever high-speed Internet outages.

12/07/2010

A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

Comcast Internet Service Returns

If you subscribe to Comcast Internet service in the Chicago area, Northwest Indiana or southwest Michigan, you must have wondered where it went last night.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2010