Even as the FCC continues to review the Comcast and Time Warner Cable mega-merger, a report has emerged that Charter Communications is looking to make a deal to acquire Bright House Networks.
The Wall Street community reacted well to a report that Charter Communications is in talks to buy Bright House Networks, with Charter's stock ending Thursday trading on the Nasdaq up nearly 6 percent.
Charter Communications has quietly been in talks with billionaire Si Newhouse Jr. for months about buying Bright House Networks, according to Bloomberg.
Charter Communications wants to be more strategic in the way it bundles its programming and is trying to get programmers to enable it to package channels by genre.
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After splitting its business services division into two units, small-to-medium and larger-enterprise, Charter has rebranded the operations as "Spectrum Business."
One day after noted cable industry analyst Craig Moffett downgraded the stocks of Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications to neutral on fears of cord-cutting and price-regulation tied to Title II Internet reform, analyst Jonathan Chaplin stepped forward with a dissenting viewpoint.
Citing the looming issues of over-the-top competition and Title II regulation of broadband services, top cable analyst Craig Moffett has downgraded the stocks of Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications to neutral.
Charter Communications continues to bolster the product and strategy team under its newly promoted chief, Rich DiGeronimo.