Posts tagged as: Time Warner Cable

Netflix Strikes Peering Deal Time Warner Cable – Fourth Major Deal with Internet Service Providers

Netflix has signed a new peering deal, this time with Time Warner Cable. The deal now gives the video streamer interconnection deals with Internet service providers that cover about 68 percent of all the broadband customers in the US. Notably, the 32 percent it doesn’t have deals with are smaller providers, have strong net neutrality […]

US Representative Marsha Blackburn Bill Aims to Remove FCC Regulatory Power

A bill sponsored by US Representative Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) has been passed, which aims to strip the Federal Communications Commission’s ability to interfere with laws passed to limit municipal broadband networks. Passing 228-195, generally along party lines, the bill if signed into law will reinforce strictures that make it difficult in 20 states to offer […]

Multi-State Group Looking at the Effect of Comcast and Time Warner Cable Merger on Broadband Industry

Comcast and Time Warner Cable are facing more than just federal inspection of the merger between the pair. Reports are surfacing that Florida, Indiana, and other as yet un-named states are looking at the transaction in conjunction with the federal government effort by the US Department of Justice. In an emailed statement to Reuters, the […]

Comcast PACs and Lobbyists Have Given to 87% of TWC Merger Oversight Officials

Comcast is scheduled to appear before Congress to defend its proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. Records have recently been collated, showing Comcast’s political action committee having given contributions to 15 of 18 Senate Judiciary Committe members, and 32 of 39 members of the House Judiciary Committee. Both committees have scheduled hearings regarding […]

Comcast to Buy Time Warner Cable for 45 Billion

Comcast agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion Wednesday night, swooping in to top a bid by Charter Communications to merge the nation’s top two cable companies in a huge media deal, according to a person familiar with the matter. In the all-stock deal, Comcast will pay $159 per share, representing an 18% […]

Xbox TV Options Grow – Adds FiOS TV, Time Warner VOD

Microsoft has announced that the Verizon FiOS app was released for the Xbox One. The app allows FiOS subscribers to stream live cable television on the system, with 74 channels being offered. The app had already been available on Microsoft’s previous-generation console, the Xbox 360. Pay TV service Time Warner Cable has also joined the […]

Viewing Resumes as CBS and Time Warner Kiss and Make Up

CBS and Showtime are headed back to Time Warner Cable. The networks and the cable giant ended their acrimonious standoff Sunday after nearly a month of darkness in major markets including New York City, Los Angeles and Dallas. Service was restarted at 3 p.m Sunday, the two sides said in a news release. The agreement […]

Time Warner Cable Cuts Ties with Showtime

Showtime the acclaimed and popular network that brings shows like Homeland and Dexter to America has been dropped by Time Warner Cable. Showtime Networks said in a statement that they gave Time Warner Cable the opportunity to keep Showtime on the air—even if an agreement could not be achieved—so viewers would not have to lose […]

CBS and Time Warner Cable Negotiations Now Extended Through August 3

Time Warner Cable and CBS may not be agreeing on much at the negotiation table, but they have both decided to set a new 5PM EST Friday, August 3 deadline for the ongoing negotiations to keep the CBS content on stations in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, and Pittsburgh. Time Warner Cable briefly […]

Hulu Bidding Period Ends without a Front Runner

Bids for the latest attempt to sell Hulu closed on Friday at 2PM PT, with no clear leader. Reportedly at the top of the bidding with very similar offers are DirecTV, The Chernin Group, and Guggenheim Digital Media. Two other bidders allegedly behind the top three are Time Warner Cable, and equity firm Kohlberg Kravis […]

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