Keyword: Charter Communications
Lexington, Kentucky, citizens stopped getting mad at Charter Communications and got a fiber-to-the-home network to compete with the cable company.
Charter is beset by a “battle raging” between its CEO and shareholder John Malone, over the future of America’s second-largest cable company.
Looking to codify cable products as lightly regulated “information services,” the FCC came to bat for Charter over the regulation of VoIP in Minnesota.
Altice USA, in the words of one analyst, continued to “have its cake and eat it too” in the third quarter, growing revenue by 3.2% to $2.33 billion
New Street Research said AT&T’s fiber build-out efforts have cut into the growth of Charter and Comcast, but the cable industry will come back strong.
Sandvine says pirate TV could result in the loss of $4 billion in revenue this year alone for video providers.
Cable operators grabbed market share from telco service providers in residential high-speed broadband, but customer gains seem to be decelerating.
Canoe said Comcast, Charter and Cox combined to deliver over 5.668 billion dynamic ad insertions into VOD programming in the third quarter.
With five out of the top seven publicly traded linear pay TV platforms, including the top three, reporting customer numbers, it appears the industry’s record-bad third-quarter subscriber losses could indeed surpass 1 million users, as some analysts have predicted.
Charter Communications said it lost 104,000 pay TV subscribers in the third quarter, a loss Chairman and CEO Tom Rutledge said is partly due to piracy.