Rural cable spin-offs fairer than FairPoint

Gubbins, Ed
November 2008
Telephony;11/1/2008 Independent Supplement, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the effect of the decision by the third largest cable provider Charter Communications Inc. to sell several its properties it inherited through acquisitions in the years before the recessions in 2008 in the U.S. It states that in 2004, the company has auctioned off 400,000 subscribers, which sold to various buyers. It cites that the asset sales continue by feeding smaller firms including Wave Broadband and NewWave Communications.


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