THROUGH THE WIRE
- Signs of M&A Return May Be Misinterpreted. Sherman, Jay // Television Week;4/4/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 14, p14
Focuses on the implications of the merger and acquisition of cable companies for television broadcasting in the U.S. Reasons for the sale of cable company Adelphia Communications; Impact of the emergence of clustered cable systems on television broadcasting; Trends that could influence...
- Where Malone May Move Next. SPANCLER, TODD; ABRAMS, RACHEL // Variety;6/24/2013, Vol. 320 Issue 13, p70
The article discusses the developments in the cable industry in the U.S. It focuses on the activities of Liberty Media chairperson John Malone, who is eyeing to leverage his 27% interest in Charter Communications to purchase other cable operators in the country that could include Time Warner...
- With increased consolidation of the cable industry, will it be harder to raise rates? Matheny, Luke // Electronic Media;06/21/99, Vol. 18 Issue 25, p8
Presents views of cable television industry executives on the effects of consolidation on cable television rates in the United States. Programming opportunities resulting from consolidation; Ease of raising rates.
- Britt Extols Adelphia Deal to Senators. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;10/24/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p10
Reports that the acquisition of Adelphia Communications by Time Warner would yield system upgrades and new services for subscribers in the U.S. according to the latter's chairman and CEO Glenn Britt cited before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights. ...
- Operators' Programming Costs Inch Up. // Multichannel News;9/3/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 34, p24
The article presents an update on the programming costs for the top cable operators in the U.S. in 2012. These three cable operators are Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc. and Charter Communications Inc. According to the research report by SNL Kagan, the three operators are outpacing average...
- U-Verse TV Spans 100K Subs. Spangler, Todd // Multichannel News;9/10/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 36, p11
The article reports on the rise in the number of subscribers of U-verse TV cable television network. AT&T Corp. has claimed that it has doubled the number of the channel's subscribers. The cable network has now more than 100,000 subscribers. The services of the network are available to nearly...
- In the States. // CableFAX Daily;12/7/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 236, p1
The article presents news briefs on cable TV operators in the U.S. as of December 7, 2005. CMT will launch its video-on-demand service to Charter and Comcast systems. Cox launched Q TV on its digital tier in San Diego, California. Time Warner Cable added the channel CN8 in Philadelphia,...
- After Rita. // CableFAX Daily;9/27/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 187, p1
The article reports on the impact of Hurricane Rita on the cable television industry in the U.S. in 2005. It emphasizes the damages brought by the hurricane to cable companies. Actions taken by Time Warner Cable to recover from the disaster are presented.
- Carriage Deals. // CableFAX Daily;3/16/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 51, p3
Reports on several deals in the cable television industry in the U.S. as of March 16, 2006, including between Time Warner Cable and Jewelry TV.