Comcast, in an apparent effort to enact revenge on a city that successfully spurned its now-dead merger with Time Warner Cable, has renamed 30 Rockefeller Center after itself. And if it's not painful enough to have one of the city'sShow More Summary
How does Charter convince us that buying Time Warner Cable is good for people like you and me? Infuriatingly. One of the consumer benefits of the merger, according to Charter, is that they’ll actually obey the FCC’s net neutrality rules if it passes. How gracious! Were they planning to disobey if they don’t get their way? Read more...
Whether it's Charter Communications' proposed acquisitions of Bright House and Time Warner Cable or Comcast's failed attempt to buy Time Warner Cable, consolidation in the cable industry is rampant. One cable MSO that has yet to make a big move in either being acquired or buying another company is Cablevision.
Sometimes it pays to come in second: Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus stands to collect a whopping $91.9 million if the deal to sell his company to Charter Communications goes through, according to a 700-plus page preliminary proxy filed...Show More Summary
Proposed requirement would be good for only three years.
The Time Warner Cable-Charter deal puts Time Warner Cable's enterprise value at $78.7 billion. Charter plans to borrow between $25 Billion to $29.3 billion, depending upon the stock-cash composition of the deal, in order to fund the purchase. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc formally argued for regulatory approval for its Time Warner Cable Inc and Bright House Networks deals, saying consumers would benefit as Internet services would become cheaper and faster. Charter...Show More Summary
Charter wants to buy Time Warner Cable and Bright House. In an F.C.C. filing, it outlined why its ownership would be beneficial, all the while dissociating itself from Comcast’s failed takeover.
If it's allowed to merge with Time Warner Cable
Charter’s campaign for its planned acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks went mainstream today: The cable company outlined to the FCC a collection of services it would introduce and terms it would accept to serve the public interest — including strict adherence to net neutrality restrictions. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.
Why Charter Is Buying Time Warner Cable
The NBA announced today that Charlotte has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2017. The 66th annual game will take place at Time Warner Cable Arena, home of the Hornets, on Sunday, Feb. 19. The 2017 game will mark the second NBA All-Star celebration in Charlotte, which hosted the event in 1991.
Like Silicon Valley, New York City purports to be a bastion for emerging technology, yet, just like Silicon Valley, it suffers from a pitiful lack of broadband options and competition. In New York, Time Warner Cable enjoys notable market...Show More Summary
CNS's Sun Diego Live site notifies some users that their streaming quality has been reduced to prevent bandwidth costs on networks that don't peer with CNS. Image: SunDiegoLive.com The US government’s landmark open internet policy is...Show More Summary
Jimmy and Seth take turns doing random celebrity impersonations like Liam Neeson talking about Time Warner Cable. From The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Remember last week, when we learned that a San Diego-based company would be filing a net neutrality complaint against Time Warner Cable? Well, that complaint just dropped. In a filing with the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, Commercial Network Services (CNS) claims that it's being charged unjust rates to deliver its streaming Web cam video to consumers. […]
If the merger receives regulatory approval, we expect TWC's price to rise to around 195 (the price offered by Charter) as investors will try to book arbitrage profits. However, if the merger does not go through, we believe that there...Show More Summary
Although cable companies have a terrible reputation among pretty much everyone, they normally do try to behave better for customers who have high media profiles. Even this has proven to be too much for Time Warner Cable to handle, however, because its poor customer service has now sparked an epic Twitter rant from Saturday Night Live star Colin Jost. Show More Summary
With Saturday Night Live on summer hiatus for a few months, Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost likely has a lot of extra time on his hands. So, on Wednesday night, he decided to use his Twitter account to say publicly what everyone who has ever had to deal with Time Warner Cable has been thinking to themselves.