In Tim Burton's wildly inventive 1985 comedy Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, the title character spends most of the film trying to reclaim his stolen bike, a frilly, pimped out, elaborately customized 1941 Schwinn Pullman, somewhat grandiosely monikered the "X1."
Charter Communications continues to line up the financing it needs to buy cable systems currently covering 1.5 million Time Warner Cable customers, announcing on Wednesday that it will sell $3.5 billion worth of speculative-grade bonds.
Charter Communications reported 8 percent growth in third-quarter revenue to $2.3 billion, driven by narrowing video subscriber losses and burgeoning broadband customer gains.
Programmers are suddenly willing to play ball with OTT insurgents and are conceding to pared-down bundles targeted to millennials. But is their desperation a good thing?
Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) announced that it has closed on a $3.5 billion credit facility that will be used to help it finance its acquisition of 1.5 million subscribers from Time Warner...
A pair of MSOs are in hot water in local markets. In Colorado Springs, a federal judge ordered Time Warner Cable to submit a list of 800 current and former call center employees as part of a year-old lawsuit regarding overtime pay. In St. Cloud, Minn., the city council alleges that Charter Communications violated its franchise agreement by moving public access channels without telling the city.
San Jose technology company ActiveVideo, a provider of virtual set-top box solutions for top pay-TV operators including Charter Communications, is touting improvements in scalability and efficiency for its CloudTV product that it says can lower operators' data center capital expenditure to as low as $1 per subscriber.
Operating under the obvious placeholder "SpinCo" since February, the joint venture set to be launched by Comcast and Charter Communications finally has an official name, GreatLand Connections.
Iliad is continuing to explore different ways of improving its bid for T-Mobile US, with latest reports saying the France-based company is now in talks with private equity companies on a possible collaboration.
The importance of Wi-Fi to cable operators, mobile carriers and telcos is evidenced by the list of 14 companies joining the Wireless Broadband Alliance, whose mission includes enabling Wi-Fi interoperability and roaming. The group said the new members "have joined its efforts to unite the ecosystem and progress the development of carrier Wi-Fi throughout the world."