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- Where are you going? Robinson, Thomas G. // CED;Sep2002, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p70
Comments on the spate of bankruptcies among telecommunications and cable-related companies. Continued downsizing in the industry; Shaky capital markets; Implications on broadband communications.
- Pinnacle Woes Disrupt Signals. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;9/9/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 36, p2
Reports the accounting-related corporate bankruptcy of cable operators and broadcasters in the U.S. Transportation of analog video signals from distant broadcasters; Use of microwave carrier by some networks; Effects of the crisis on the local cable subscribers.
- America's voice gets laryngitis. Higgins, John M. // Broadcasting & Cable;01/31/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 5, p43
Reports on the filing a formal petition for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by cable television network America's Voice. Company chairman Robert Sutton's negotiation with two potential buyers of the network; Network's effort to evolve from a nonprofit mouthpiece for right-wing activists to a...
- NTL emerges from Chapter 11. // New Media Age;9/12/2002, p8
Reports on the plan of cable television firm CTL to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Finalization of the restructuring plans of CTL; Division of the company into two separate operations; Bankruptcy court that approved the move.
- Just how serious are the Dolans? Mermigas, Diane // Electronic Media;9/23/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 38, p11
Reports the asset sales of Cablevision in the U.S. Generation of cashflow; Amount of deficits from operation; Occurrence of the funding gap.
- NTL extends internet services to whole UK. // Marketing Week;11/11/2004, Vol. 27 Issue 46, p8
The article reports that the cable company NTL Inc. is planning to extend its services to entire Great Britain. The company is to extend a telephony and Internet offer to 14.5 million homes on top of the 8 million homes that can already access its services through its cable network. The move is...
- WSNet Denies Ties to Kamputech. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;3/3/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p29
Reports on WSNet Inc.'s denial of any connections with Kamputech Inc. that claimed to restart the digital service for small cable operators and multiple dwelling units in the U.S. Closure of WSNet following its bankruptcy protection filing on October 24, 2002; Kamputech's claims of other...
- THE NEXT CHAPTER? Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;5/5/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 18, p1
Reports on the possibility of multisystem operator Adelphia Communications Corp. to leverage its bankruptcy proceedings to give it the right to scrap existing contracts with its creditors. Cable operators' concerns over increased programming costs; Number of unsecured creditors of the company;...
- Bankruptcy Would Make Nets Fret. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;5/20/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 20, p1
Reports on the possibility of Adelphia Communications Corp. to undergo bankruptcy in the U.S. Practice of the company by lagging behind in paying license fees to programmers; Adherence of the business to contractual agreements; Stand of cable television networks on the late payments of Adelphia.