Posts tagged as: Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable Is Rumored to Test Internet TV Service Next Week

Time Warner Cable is preparing to test an Internet-only television service starting from next week, according to a report. The cable provider is said to be working on a version of TWC TV, its existing online streaming app for cable TV subscribers, that could be used by users of its Internet-only connections, potentially allowing customers […]

Time Warner Cable Forced To Pay $230k For Robocalling Woman 153 Times

We’ve no doubt all dealt with the annoyance of phone spam — either from companies that want to up-sell their service, bring us back, or hound for overdue bills which could have already been handled. In our busy lives, getting hassled by aggressive companies is something most of us could do without. But, there’s a […]

Charter Communications Plans to Buy Time Warner Cable and Bright House

Charter Communications on Tuesday proposed a three-way merger with two other cable and broadband providers, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. If approved by government regulators, the combined company will stand next to Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon as a media giant that is shaping the future of television-watching and web-surfing. You won’t see any […]

Comcast Spent $336M on Failed Time Warner Cable Bid

Comcast’s failed attempt to acquire Time Warner Cable cost the cable company a considerable amount of money, according to analysis of its earnings reports. While the transaction would have cost $45.2 billion if it did indeed go through, Comcast has apparently spent at least $336 million to get the purchase moving over the last five […]

Comcast Officially Ends Merger Plans with Time Warner Cable

Comcast has officially canceled its plans to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion, citing government opposition to the deal as its main reason. “Today, we move on,” said Comcast chairman and CEO Brian Roberts in an a statement to CNBC. ”Of course, we would have liked to bring our great products to new cities, […]

Comcast Shows Letters to Politicians Supporting the Merger with Time Warner Cable

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) frequently puts out a call for comments as part of their decision-making process, and usually hears back from concerned citizens as well as “astroturf” industry-funded campaigns. In the case of the merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable (TWC), however, Comcast posted a thank you to the politicians, organizations […]

Time Warner Cable Stockholders Approve Comcast Merger

Time Warner Cable’s stockholders met on Wednesday to vote on the merger with America’s #1 cable company, Comcast Corporation. The company stockholders approved the deal, with 99 percent of the votes giving a thumbs up. Time Warner originally agreed to merge with Comcast back in February 12. “Today’s Time Warner Cable stockholder approval comes on […]

Comcast Accuses Firms of Engaging in Extortion for Merger Support

Comcast believes that a number of companies are trying to bully the cable and Internet provider in order to get favorable terms in exchange for their non-opposition of the merger with Time Warner Cable. In a response(PDF) to the comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) over the proposed merger, Comcast thinks that companies […]

Time Warner Outage Has New York State Investigation on Reliability

One bad configuration knocked a significant number of Time Warner Cable customers off of their Internet connections last week, and now the state of New York is investigating the outage. Time Warner Cable suffered a massive outage covering 29 states and 11 million customers on Wednesday, August 27. “During an overnight network maintenance activity in […]

FCC Requests Merger Details from Time Warner Cable, Comcast

A request for information from the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been submitted to Comcast and Time Warner Cable, demanding the pair detail its Internet and programming agreements before the merger is approved. Information sought are broadcast deals with sports leagues, Internet network management such as that with Netflix traffic, consumer data caps, and […]

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