Charter-Time Warner Cable deal could spawn an online video service NEW YORK, May 27- Charter Communications Inc executives are exploring whether to launch an online video service as part of its combination with larger rival Time Warner Cable Inc, in what would be an unprecedented move in the cable industry. Internet and cable company after Comcast Corp. Charter's top shareholder John Malone, a cable industry pioneer, is on...
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FCC's obligation to ensure certainty: Genachoswki U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Tom Wheeler, unveils a "robocall" proposal. Julius Genachoswki, Fmr. FCC Chairman of The Carlyle Group, weighs in and also discusses cable consolidation deal and net neutrality.
UPDATE 1-Altice owner says wasn't ready for Time Warner Cable deal PARIS, May 27- Patrick Drahi, the billionaire owner of European telecoms group Altice, said he didn't bid for Time Warner Cable because his company lacked management resources to digest such a big deal in a market it had only recently entered. "I didn't follow up on the exchanges we had on Time Warner Cable that were mentioned in the media because we were not ready,"...
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UPDATE 6-Charter's $56 bln Time Warner Cable deal to face tough U.S. scrutiny *Time Warner Cable's shares up 7.1 pct, Charter up 2.7 pct. May 26- Charter Communications Inc's $56 billion bid to remake the U.S. cable television industry by acquiring larger rival Time Warner Cable Inc will try to skirt the regulatory obstacles that helped sink Comcast Corp's earlier bid for Time Warner Cable. The transaction faces a close review from the...
Cable and pay-TV acquisitions and almost-deals at a glance NEW YORK- Charter Communications agreed to buy Time Warner Cable on Tuesday for $55.33 billion. April: After more than a year, Comcast gives up on its bid to buy Time Warner Cable. November: London- based Liberty Global paid $13 billion for around 70 percent of Dutch cable provider Ziggo.
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