The Dodgers TV shutout is about to end for thousands of L.A. baseball fans.
Charter Communications Inc. is moving quickly and aggressively to transform itself into one of the nation's most powerful Internet service and pay-television providers, one that also sees benefits in the growing use of online streaming services such as Netflix.
The last time Time Warner Cable was part of a proposed major corporate merger, objections by federal regulators helped scuttle the proposed acquisition of the company by Comcast Corp.
Charter Communications plans to soon begin offering the Los Angeles Dodgers TV channel, SportsNet LA, in Southern California, breaking the year-long impasse that has prevented thousands of baseball fans from watching their favorite team on TV.
Charter Communications has reeled in its big prize, agreeing to purchase Time Warner Cable in a blockbuster deal that would make it the largest pay-TV provider in Southern California.
Charter Communications is poised to scoop up Time Warner Cable in a $55-billion deal that would make it the largest pay-TV provider in Southern California.
Charter Communications is near a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable for about $195 a share -- furthering Charter's quest to build one of the nation's largest cable TV and Internet service companies.
As CBS Corp. investors gather at New York's Museum of Modern Art for the company's annual meeting Thursday, its largest shareholder is expected to remain cloistered in his mansion in a gated enclave north of Beverly Hills.