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TWC's Meeks tapped to lead business services for 'New Charter'

Time Warner Cable commercial services head Phil Meeks will serve as executive VP and president of Business Enterprises Services for the so-called "New Charter," if and when Charter Communications' proposed purchase of TWC and Bright House Networks closes.

Charter getting pressure from NY state regulators to build 1-gig networks

New York regulators are using the occasion of Charter Communication's proposal to buy Time Warner Cable and Bright House Network to suggest that the MSO build out a 1 Gbps-capable last-mile network in the state.

Charter's TWC deal faces 1 Gig requirement from New York regulators

Charter Communications' proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable could be facing a new catch in New York State as regulators have suggested that the cable MSO should build out 1 Gbps-capable last mile networks.

DirecTV fires back in satellite-vs.-cable ad war with its own journeyman-comic-studded commercial

With the icebergs of over-the-top distribution floating all around the broader pay-TV business, the resurgent ad war between satellite and cable is a little bit like having an argument...while seated in the deck chairs of the Titanic.

TWC shareholders approve Charter takeover

Time Warner Cable shareholders have approved the company's $56.7 billion takeover by Charter Communications.

Analysts: T-Mobile could become takeover target for Altice, other cable players following Cablevision deal

T-Mobile US is once again the subject of M&A speculation following French telecom conglomerate Altice's $17.7 billion deal to buy Cablevision, with financial analysts suggesting T-Mobile could be in play for a cable operator.

Cloud DVRs: Another check that pay TV seems unable to cash

The pay-TV industry continues to struggle to shed its legacy, outdated technologies and strategies while at the same time reacting to a wide range of competitive challenges like Google Fiber and Apple TV-- and nowhere is the industry's challenges more evident than in the race toward cloud DVRs. The problems dogging the rollout of cloud DVRs highlight the extensive challenges that are unique to the pay-TV industry.

TWC has no plans to put SportsNet LA on broadcast TV again for Dodgers pennant drive

Time Warner Cable said it has no plans to air the stretch drive of the Los Angeles Dodgers pennant run on independent broadcast station KDOC-TV, as it did a year ago.

Amazon Prime enables video downloads for Android and Apple mobile devices, beats TVE to punch

Amazon has taken a major competitive leap forward in the area of mobile video, announcing a new feature that lets users of its SVOD Prime Video service download select movies and TV shows to Android and Apple mobile devices.

CenturyLink ready to take on cable as Comcast, Charter emerge in SIP trunking segment

CenturyLink acknowledged that it is in a competitive battle with Comcast Business, Charter Communications and other cable operators in the SIP trunking segment of the business services market, as more enterprise customers ditch their TDM-based PRI lines and analog PBX's for IP-based hosted services.
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