Post Tagged with: "Time Warner Cable"

Netflix Signs Fourth Peering Deal with Time Warner Cable

Netflix has signed another paid interconnection agreement, this time with Time Warner Cable. This is the fourth such agreement signed by the video-streaming service, which previously announced similar arrangements with Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T. The paid connections are expected to result in faster speeds for Time Warner Cable customers across all of the company’s markets. [...]

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Comcast Grows Earnings, Loses Customers in Q2

Comcast is hard at work trying to get its merger with Time Warner Cable past regulators, but it still has its own business to manage while the deal creeps forward. The cable giant exceeded earnings estimates for the second quarter, but fell short when it came to revenue. For the second quarter, Comcast reported net [...]

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Dish Calls on FCC to Reject Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal

Dish Network is once again calling on the FCC to intervene in a deal it doesn’t like. Charlie Ergen, the head of Dish, met with FCC chair Tom Wheeler and the other four commissioners on Monday to discuss Comcast’s $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. His chief argument is that that the combined company [...]

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AT&T Acquires DirecTV in $48.5 Billion Deal

AT&T’s rumored acquisition of DirecTV has made the jump from speculation to fact. The carrier announced on Sunday that it had reached an agreement to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion or $95 per share, with $28.50 of the per share price to be paid in cash and $66.50 to be paid in stock. The deal [...]

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AT&T Purchase of DirecTV Could Be Sooner Than Expected

AT&T could announce a deal to acquire satellite provider DirecTV within the next two weeks, according to The Wall Street Journal. Rumors of the acquisition appeared earlier this month and pegged the deal at around $40 billion. The latest reports suggest that AT&T will make an aggressive bid of $100 per share, which would value [...]

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AT&T Reportedly Considering DirecTV Acquisition

AT&T is reportedly in discussions with satellite provider DirecTV about a possible acquisition. The Wall Street Journal reported the story on Thursday and cited unnamed sources familiar with the situation. DirecTV has about 20 million subscribers and a deal would be worth at least $40 billion. Though both companies have declined to comment on the [...]

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Comcast to Sell Customers to Charter to Improve TWC Deal Chances

Comcast and Charter Communications have reached an agreement for a series of subscriber moves designed to facilitate the former company’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The first part of the deal sees Comcast selling 1.4 million customers directly to Charter in a simple cash transaction. Next, the companies will exchange 1.6 million subscribers to improve [...]

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Netflix Opposes Comcast and Time Warner Cable Merger

Netflix has taken a stand against the merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, claiming that the deal would reduce competition and give the combined provider more power to charge businesses fees for connections. It’s no surprise that Netflix is opposing the merger, since it has already complained about having to pay Comcast a toll [...]

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Comcast and Time Warner Cable May Sell Subscribers to Charter

Comcast has said that it would let go of 3 million subscribers if its acquisition of Time Warner Cable is approved by regulators and it now appears that those subscribers could be going to Charter Communications. A report from the Financial Times says that Comcast and TWC could sell off between 3 million and 5 [...]

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Charter Opposes Comcast and Time Warner Cable Merger

Charter Communications’ plans to purchase Time Warner Cable were derailed when Comcast swooped in with its own bid for the cable giant. Now, Charter is fighting back by asking TWC shareholders to reject the proposed merger. In a proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week, Charter drew attention to the many [...]

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