Cable cutters set to cut service electric cable in New York

Cable cutter owners are set to begin cutting service electric cables in New Jersey as part of a new effort to reduce the nation’s electricity use.The New Jersey Utilities and Commerce Commission is set to vote Tuesday on whether to impose a one-time fee of $100 for electric companies that install new or replace existing …

Which cord-cutting tools are worth it?

The cord-cutter may be getting the best deal in the industry right now, but some of the best alternatives are still around.A survey by NerdWallet found that while cord-buying options are becoming more attractive, the majority of cord-switcher tools aren’t even worth the time and money they cost.Some of the tools are also just not …

Virgin Media’s TV, broadband and telecoms business survives US antitrust charges

The UK’s biggest cable operator will appeal against a US Department of Justice (DOJ) decision that found it “incompetent” to provide services over its network.Virgin Media (VMW) had been accused of being too reliant on AT&T and Comcast, both of which were part of the DOJ’s antitrust suit. The DOJ has yet to announce a decision …

How to connect to the internet through a TV set

The next generation of television sets is being built using a new technology called fibre-to-the-node, which promises to cut down the time needed for customers to connect and upgrade their equipment.RTE reports that Telstra has revealed that it is now building fibre-optic cable from the new Telstra Home service to homes, businesses and public buildings, …