Cable Company Moving Toward Data Caps

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Get ready for your home Internet connection to feel like your smartphone — bound by data caps, a large overage fee waiting to happen. Comcast gave some users the bad news Thursday. Consumers who exceed 300 GB in a month will have to pay for overages at $10 per 50 GB tier. Not surprisingly, they have the option to pay … Read More

Hulu To Spend On Content

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Hulu plans to spend around $2.5 billion on content this year, Variety reports. The news comes from a moderated discussion with Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins in New York City this morning. While $2.5 billion might sound like a lot of money, it’s still significantly less than Hulu’s streaming competitors like Amazon and Netflix are spending. Netflix said in its earnings … Read More

Under the Dome Moving?

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WILMINGTON, N.C. — Everything must go, including some kitchen sinks. The CBS television show “Under the Dome” will be moving out of North Carolina if it’s renewed for a fourth season. Multiple media outlets reported that items from the program went on sale Thursday at the Screen Gems Studios in Wilmington. The sale was to continue Friday and Saturday with … Read More