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It's time for cable to move beyond the UI

Here at the INTX trade show, there is a lot of noise about the "user experience." Cable operators, technology vendors and others are desperate to make it easier for users to find and watch content. But the continued push for a better, faster UI seems misplaced at a time when YouTube is now the most watched television "channel" among 15- to 24-year-olds in Sweden and Netflix is streaming the best superhero TV show I've ever seen (Daredevil).

Cable company consolidation may impact industry's Wi-Fi ambitions

Speculation about the next round of consolidation in the cable industry is well underway, and the question becomes how other new tie-ups between the major cable MSOs could potentially alter the cable industry's broader Wi-Fi service strategy.

Will cable's potential consolidation impact the industry's Wi-Fi efforts?

Now that Comcast and Time Warner Cable are no longer merging, speculation has turned to other cable deals, including the possibility of Charter Communications acquiring Time Warner Cable. Will industry consolidation impact cable companies' burgeoning Wi-Fi efforts?  Special report.

Pay-TV operators get TKO'd with service interruptions during Mayweather-Pacquiao match

What was billed as one of the biggest pay-per-view boxing events in decades turned out to be a major collective technical failing for the pay-TV industry.

Report: TWC looks to block Charter takeover with bid for Bright House Networks

Time Warner Cable, which has now become an acquisition target of Charter Communications, appears to be looking for a way to block such a deal and that could involve making its own play for Bright House Networks.

WSJ: Both TWC and Charter now looking to acquire Bright House

Midsized cable company Bright House Communications has emerged as a key pawn in the ongoing M&A dance between Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable.

Charter loses 7K video subs, preps Spectrum Guide rollout, dismisses skinny bundling

Charter Communications reported a loss of 7,000 video subscribers in the first quarter but expects to increase its TV customer base for the full year with wide deployment of its next-generation Spectrum Guide video service throughout the rest of 2015.

Arris' Stanzione: Pace, ActiveVideo buys 'give us substantial software base with which to grow'

Following an active start to 2015, during which Arris entered a $135 million co-venture with Charter Communications to purchase cloud-based video software company ActiveVideo, then put down a whopping $2.1 billion to buy competitor Pace LLC, company president and CEO Bob Stanzione put the acquisitions in context for investors.

Report: Charter's Rutledge and TWC's Marcus set meeting

Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge will meet next week with his Time Warner Cable counterpart, Rob Marcus, to discuss the possible merger between the two companies, according to CNBC, citing anonymous inside sources.

Report: TWC open to merger talks with Charter

Time Warner Cable is open to discussing a possible merger with Charter Communications, according to a Reuters report citing unnamed sources.