Charter Communications' proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable could be facing a new catch in New York State as regulators have suggested that the cable MSO should build out 1 Gbps-capable last mile networks.
Following the lead of its larger industry peer, Comcast, Time Warner Cable is launching an initiative to improve its poor customer-service reputation.
Time Warner Cable Business Class is offering its wholesale customers an online tool that it says will allow them to more readily discover locations that are connected to its network.
While analysts cast fresh doubt on his company's ability to gain regulatory approval of its twin cable purchases, Charter Communications CFO Christopher Winfrey told investors that his MSO is ready to close the purchases of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks by the end of this year.
AT&T's upcoming launch of its 1 Gbps FTTH service next week in San Antonio illustrates that the service provider has become a major overbuilder challenger to the city's cable operators Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
The FCC has requested information from Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable pertaining to how the two companies, which are engaged in a $56.7 billion merger proposal, will deal with online video competition.
Verizon Wireless and Time Warner Cable customers in central North Carolina were left without service for nearly seven hours on Monday after a construction accident cut a fiber cable in Raleigh.
Time Warner Cable shareholders have approved the company's $56.7 billion takeover by Charter Communications.
Altice has reached an agreement to acquire Cablevision for $17.7 billion, a deal that would give the service provider a larger presence in the business services market via the MSO's Lightpath division.
Time Warner Cable has pledged to reduce its carbon footprint by 30 percent by the end of 2016. The environmentally conscious move comes after the MSO far exceeded a two-year goal, stated in 2012, to reduce its carbon footprint by 15 percent.