• American City Business Journals15 hours ago

    No compromise: Fiber wars push forward as Google, Comcast and AT&T fail to reach deal

    The fate of an ordinance that could, should it fail, send Google Fiber packing now sits in the hands of Metro Council. The goal of the daylong conference had been to find an agreeable way forward to speed up gigabit internet deployment in Nashville without stepping on the toes of existing providers. The summit stemmed from Google's backing of an ordinance that would give the tech giant the ability to move other providers' equipment in order to attach to utility poles, rather than waiting for the other providers to do so themselves.

  • American City Business Journals17 hours ago

    Comcast's Internet Essentials hits 3 million customer milestone

    When Comcast launched its Internet Essentials program five years ago, David L. Cohen wasn’t sure it would work. “Nobody had ever tried to do this before,” Cohen told the Philadelphia Business Journal on Wednesday. Comcast heralded the 3 million customer milestone in a five-year progress report on Internet Essentials, also released Wednesday.

  • TheStreet.com18 hours ago

    10 Stocks George Soros Is Buying in 2016

    There's nothing boring about George Soros' investing -- at least not for those who follow his stock picks each quarter.