A group of banks that were previously ready to finance Charter's part in the broader Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal are now set to back its own acquisition of TWC.
Charter Communications is meeting with banks to line up $25 billion to $30 billion in financing to buy Time Warner Cable, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Pay-TV operators like Comcast, Dish Network and Liberty Global, which have been ahead of the curve in integrating over-the-top services into their portfolios, are best positioned among MVPDs to maintain growth as the overall pay-TV market stagnates over the next five years.
TiVo's momentum with cable operators continues, with the UK's biggest MSO, Liberty Global-owned Virgin Media, committing to using the tech company's set-tops through 2018.
British telecommunications conglomerate Vodafone is considering the purchase of European pay-TV company Liberty Global as it looks to counter consolidation in the U.K. telecom market.
Liberty Global said it will introduce a new tracking stock for its Latin American operations, splitting trading of its European cable operations and Latin American and Caribbean media businesses.
Representatives for Starz met in Los Angeles Tuesday with 21st Century Fox, discussing the possibility of having the conglomerate buy the premium cable programming service.
Fresh off the launch of Liberty Global's own SVOD service in Switzerland, MyPrime, company president and CEO Mike Fries paid tribute to the competitor he says has taught cable operators everywhere "a great lesson."
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers has selected Liberty Global EVP and CTO Balan Nair to chair the 2015 Cable-Tec Expo, set for Oct. 13-16 of next year in New Orleans.
Determined to expand the global reach of their respective Wi-Fi networks to, among other things, better enable the effectiveness of TV Everywhere, Comcast and Liberty Global have forged an agreement that will let their subscribers access each other's Wi-Fi networks.