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Comcast-TWC merger worries, outrages consumers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comcast and Time Warner Cable regularly rank at the bottom of the pay TV industry when it comes to...
Read more Feb 14 2014, 12:50am CST
 

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Time Warner Cable Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates With Strength In Broadband And Business Services

Source: Deadline

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Price hikes for Internet and the company’s growing attention to business customers saved the day for Time Warner Cable in Q1 as its video subscriptions fell and it grappled with rising costs for programming and its planned merger with Comcast. TWC shares are up about 2% pre-market after the No. 2 cable operator reported net income of $479M, +19.5% vs the period last year, on revenues of $5.58B, +2%. Analysts expected the top line to ...
Full article at: Deadline 13 hours ago, 5:53am CDT
 

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Comcast responds to Netflix, as earnings impress

Source: Capital New York

Comcast responded Tuesday to Netflix’s now-public opposition to the proposed Time Warner Cable merger, calling the digital company's claims “inaccurate.” “Netflix is free to express its opinions. But they should be factually based,” Comcast senior V.P. Jennifer Khoury wrote in a blog post. “And Netflix should be transparent that its opinion is not about protecting the consumer or about Net Neutrality. Rat ...
Full article at: Capital New York 2 days ago, 7:12am CDT
 

Charter looks to buy millions of Comcast subscribers

Source: St. Louis Business Journal

Senate Judiciary Cmte Holds Hearing On Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
Charter Communications is in discussions with Comcast and Time Warner Cable to acquire up to $20 billion in assets, including up to five million subscribers. The move comes as Comcast awaits a decision from federal regulators regarding its $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. Charter previously made a failed bid for Time Warner Cable, but has continued to eye growth through acquisitions. Comcast and Time Warner Cable would sell thre ...
Full article at: St. Louis Business Journal 3 days ago, 6:03am CDT
 

7 Ways the Feds Can Make a Comcast-Time Warner Merger Less Terrible

Source: Wired

Senate Judiciary Cmte Holds Hearing On Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
If the Comcast-Time Warner deal must go through, the FCC should impose the seven rules I outline below. But first, some background on Comcast’s special place in what is looking increa ...
Full article at: Wired 5 days ago, 5:46am CDT
 

Politics Are Part Of The Debate Over Comcast’s Bid For Time Warner Cable

Source: CBS Philly

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By Ian Bush PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Along with concerns over competition and the impact on customers, politics are part of the debate over Comcast’s bid for Time Warner Cable. Both parties have benefited from Comcast cash, though donations and fundraising from top execs have favored Democrats. One of the recipients: Delaware Senator Chris Coons. “That doesn’t influence my questions that’ll be asked at the hearing, or my vote in the end on any issue that might come up around ...
Full article at: CBS Philly Apr 13 2014, 3:00am CDT
 

Here's Why the Comcast-Time Warner Merger is Bad

Source: MIT Technology Review

Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.Among the many threats to the future of Internet access in the United States, nothing tops Comcast’s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The combined company would be in a position to provide high-capacity data services to almost two-thirds of American households and to tightly c ...
Full article at: MIT Technology Review Apr 10 2014, 12:35pm CDT
 

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History Shows Why the Proposed Comcast–Time Warner Merger Threatens Internet Equality

Source: MIT Technology Review

Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.Among the many threats to the future of Internet access in the United States, nothing tops Comcast’s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The combined company would be in a position to provide high-capacity data services to almost t ...
Full article at: MIT Technology Review Apr 10 2014, 12:35pm CDT
 

The Horrifying Merger Between Comcast, Time Warner and Our Congress

Source: AlterNet.org

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You might not be able to get decent cable service or a good Wi-Fi signal but when it comes to Congress, Comcast is quite the attentive suitor. The US Senate on Wednesday held its first hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner deal — a $45 billion transaction that will affect millions of consumers and further pad some already well-lined pockets — so now seems a good time to look at how our elected ...
Full article at: AlterNet.org Apr 10 2014, 10:07am CDT
 

Comcast TWC Merger would Bring More Content to Apple TV Set Top Box

Comcast TWC Merger would Bring More Content to Apple TV Set Top Box
The best has joined hands with the rest. Comcast has taken over TWC for a sum amounting to $45 billion. What were up until now merely rumors have been confirmed by both companies.
Read more Feb 13 2014, 9:22am CST
 


 

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