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How did Comcast, Charter, Dish and other pay-TV providers fare in the first quarter?

Now that the first-quarter earnings season is well underway,  FierceCable  is looking at how pay-TV distributors, including cable MSOs, IPTV operators and satellite providers, as well as relevant programmers and technology companies, performed in 2015's first quarter.

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.

Could Comcast-TWC scuttling open door for Netflix acquisition?

Could Netflix be acquired by a pay-TV giant like Comcast? Now that the merger deal between Time Warner Cable and Comcast is dead, anything can happen.

What new pay-TV deals will emerge in the wake of the failed Comcast-TWC merger?

Now that Comcast has abandoned its $45.2 billion quest for Time Warner Cable, speculation will begin to mount on a number of new possible deal scenarios.

Pay-TV's brave new world after Comcast-TWC

The merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable was going to set off a chain reaction of consolidation, when it finally got approved. Now, with the federal government's rejection of the deal, a whole new kind of reaction has been set off.

After Comcast-TWC, what deals are next? Analysts assess the aftermath

The long-awaited conclusion of the just-scuttled $45.2 billion merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable was always going to have a major impact on the U.S. pay-TV business. But no one is sure exactly what that impact will be. Here are a few possibilities to watch for.

Comcast endures more scathing remarks during first day of Philly franchise hearings

Two weeks after Philadelphia lawmakers issued a blistering 571-page report on the cable provider, Comcast faced more unpleasant commentary during the first day of hearings to discuss the MSO's 15-year franchise renewal with the city.

Streaming Video Alliance gets busy, publishing open caching principles

The Streaming Video Alliance, formed last year by a number of leading online video companies and pay-TV operators--but not Netflix, Amazon or Hulu--is making a start on some of its stated goals, publishing the guiding principles and system attributes of its Open Caching Working Group.

Comcast's Roberts comes out in support of merger 'general' Cohen

Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts responded to speculation that his company's top attorney, David L. Cohen, might end up as the fall guy for a failed merger attempt with Time Warner Cable.

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.