We’ve known for months that the FCC and the Justice Department are hard at work combing through the proposed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger, but they aren’t the only ones. Although the deal will need approval from both federal agencies in order to move forward, it also has to get the states where Comcast, TWC, and Charter operate on board. And … [More]
CBS, Disney and others oppose the Barry Diller-backed streaming startup’s rebirth as a cable firm. But conceding could put online services and, say, Time Warner Cable on equal legal footing and create more competition for content. That’s a win for viewers and networks alike.
Time Warner Cable suffered a massive Internet outage this week that left more than 11 million customers without Internet access for approximately three hours. No biggie, though, these sorts of things happen every now and then… right? Well, maybe. Show More Summary
The first deadline for interested parties to file formal comments with the Federal Communications Commission regarding the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable passed earlier this week, and the roster of those who chimed in on the deal was impressive — and, in some regards, impressively divided. Show More Summary
By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to receive the Daily Digest via email. Time Warner Cable Internet Outage Affects Millions (Vanity Fair) Kia Makarechi speaks to Roosevelt Institute Fellow Susan Crawford,...Show More Summary
By Jim Finkle, Marina Lopes and Alina Selyukh BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story corrects 12th paragraph to clarify that 59 percent of Time Warner Cable customers, not all cable customers, are unsatisfied with service; The outage...Show More Summary
No, this isn’t about the huge nationwide outage that hit millions of Time Warner Cable customers earlier this week, but the timing couldn’t be more perfect. The FCC has announced that TWC must pay a $1.1 million penalty for failing to report a number of network outages to the Commission. Earlier this week, the FCC revealed [PDF] … [More]
An extra zero or maybe a misplaced period — that's how small the error could be that led to a new nationwide Internet outage for Time Warner Cable customers. TWC announced on Wednesday evening that its recent issues were due to a single mistake. Show More Summary
Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team. Join us Friday for our weekly live chat, Switchback. We'll kick things off at 11 a.m. Eastern time. Time Warner Cable: An 'erroneous IP configuration' caused nationwide blackout. "Time Warner Cable's breakdown prompted New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to […]
Time Warner Cable apologized for a "very serious failure" after millions of people across the United States were knocked off the Internet because of a fault. An estimated 11 million Internet subscribers were hit by the early morningShow More Summary
The outage to all of its Internet customers across 29 states began at about 4:30 a.m. EDT, said company spokesman Bobby Amirshahi. The outage came at a critical time for Time Warner, which is working to win FCC approval of a $45 billion proposed merger with Comcast Corp, the largest U.S.
In a shocking development given recent history, the city of Charlotte is actually attempting to negotiate with the Charlotte Hornets over upgrades to Time Warner Cable Arena. The Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority want nearly $48 million in upgrades while the city has countered at $33.5 million. Just wish the city (and […]
Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE:TWC) customers were unable to access Insider Monkey (shameful) or other websites early this morning, as a majority of them were hit with an internet outage that last in some cases for several hours. As CNBC reported today, the outage seems to have been caused during a routine maintenance operation. “Time […]
An issue during “routine network maintenance” overnight caused a nationwide outage of Time Warner Cable's VOD and Internet services, affecting an estimated 11 million subscribers before being restored around 6AM Eastern time for most customers (though one complained on Twitter that her service didn't return for two more hours). The nation's No. Show More Summary
Time Warner Cable's nationwide outage early Wednesday -- which left millions of homes across the country without Internet service -- is fueling opposition to the company's proposed merger with Comcast Corp.
It's a redundancy issue
Time Warner Cable is having a tough week. While it was conducting "routine maintenance," a problem caused an outage for 12 million of its broadband service customers. Interestingly, this outage came as the service provider is being required...Show More Summary
Time Warner Cable narrowly avoided bringing on the wifipocalypse this morning when service to their customers went down nationwide. Somehow, the people managed to band together in the dark and make due for a few hours without the Internet, but they're not happy about it.