Brushing aside reports that he isn't interested in merging Time Warner Cable with Charter Communications and other cable MSOs, Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt insisted Thursday that the company would agree to a deal if it made money for shareholders.
Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt disclosed Tuesday that he was treated for melanoma in 2008 and that doctors told him recently that the cancer has recurred.
Apple has recruited veteran CableLabs engineer Jean-François Mulé, sparking speculation that he could help the company build products aimed at delivering video to TVs in cable homes.
CBS and Time Warner Cable have ended their month-long battle over retransmission fees, announcing CBS programming will return to Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks customers within 24 hours.
Suggesting that a deal on terms for video-on-demand and mobile video remains the biggest obstacle to Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. signing a new contract, the MSO offered Monday to pay increased fees to carry CBS stations if CBS agreed to leave terms involving digital distribution the same as they were previously.
Time Warner Cable said Thursday that 48-year-old COO Rob Marcus will take over as chairman and CEO on Jan. 1, 2014, succeeding Glenn Britt, who is retiring after 12 years at the helm of the nation's second-largest cable MSO.
Time Warner Cable, which launched its TWC TV app on Microsoft's Xbox 360 last week, may soon deliver cable programming through Apple's Internet video set-tops, Bloomberg reported Friday.
Responding to complaints that it intentionally degrades online video services such as YouTube and Hulu being accessed by cable modem subscribers, Time Warner Cable insisted Thursday that it doesn't "throttle" Internet video traffic.
Time Warner Cable is talking to Apple, Microsoft and Samsung about streaming video deals similar to its pact with Roku, CEO Glenn Britt said Tuesday at an investor conference in London.
Time Warner Cable said CFO Irene Esteves is leaving the company and will be replaced by AOL veteran Arthur Minson. The change, which is effective Thursday, is notable because Esteves' contract is not set to expire for at least another year.