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  • Will cable service improve?

     Will cable service improve?
    If you believe that the problem with cable companies is that they're just not big enough, today is a really good day. Comcast's proposed $45.2-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable will create a behemoth with about 30 million customers and...
  • Comcast buying Time Warner Cable, horror stories ensue

    Comcast buying Time Warner Cable, horror stories ensue
    Can your cable or broadband service get any worse? That's the question that comes to mind when reading the doom-and-gloom coverage of Comcast's $45-billion purchase of Time Warner Cable. One of the most common predictions from critics: the new company...
  • Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant

     Comcast/Time Warner: The making of a cable TV giant
    The proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the country's two largest cable TV operators, generated a predictable wave of outrage from opponents of corporate consolidation. With about 30% of all pay-TV customers served by its wires, the...
  • Twitter users lash out at Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger

    Twitter users lash out at Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger
    Comcast’s deal to buy Time Warner Cable is not fantastic, it’s “#ComCrapstic,” according to some Twitter users. The proposed $45-billion transaction has sparked social media solidarity among those who hate Comcast, Time Warner...
  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable: What it may mean for other media deals

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable: What it may mean for other media deals
    Comcast's blockbuster deal to buy Time Warner Cable has ignited speculation among Wall Street analysts about further consolidation in the media industry.  Investors have long anticipated merger agreements between Dish and DirecTV on the satellite side,...
  • WGA wants to stop Comcast/Time Warner Cable wedding

    WGA wants to stop Comcast/Time Warner Cable wedding
    The Writers Guild of America, long a fierce opponent of media consolidation, has given a thumbs-down to the proposed merger between Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable. Comcast Corp. reached an agreement Thursday to buy Time Warner Cable in a deal...
  • Comcast says $45-billion Time Warner Cable deal should win approval

    Comcast says $45-billion Time Warner Cable deal should win approval
    Comcast Corp. expects a fight from media watchdogs over its $45.2-billion deal to acquire Time Warner Cable but is confident that the sale will receive approval from lawmakers and regulators. "We believe this transaction is approvable," Comcast Chief...
  • Comcast calls Time Warner Cable merger 'pro-consumer.' Really?

    So will Comcast's roughly $45-billion merger with Time Warner Cable be good for consumers? To no one's surprise, Comcast Chief Executive Brian L. Roberts said Thursday that the answer is a resounding yes. Consumers will be the big winners here, he said....
  • Comcast strikes deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion

    Comcast strikes deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion
    Comcast Corp. has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $45.2 billion, according to people familiar with the negotiations. The proposed blockbuster combination is expected to be announced Thursday and would create a video and...
  • Comcast halts subscriber losses; NBCUniversal profit soars

    Comcast halts subscriber losses; NBCUniversal profit soars
    Cable giant Comcast Corp. proved why it is the envy of the cable industry Tuesday, announcing that profit soared 26% in the fiscal fourth quarter and that it had put the brakes on a troublesome trend of customer losses. For the three months ended Dec....
  • Charter looks to Comcast for assist in its Time Warner Cable deal

    Charter looks to Comcast for assist in its Time Warner Cable deal
    Charter Communication's new strategy to acquire Time Warner Cable: conquer and divide. Should pay-TV operator Charter Communications succeed in its efforts to acquire Time Warner Cable, it then probably would sell some of the assets to Comcast Corp....