New-Look Charter May Deal

Farrell, Mike
January 2010
Multichannel News;1/25/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p3
The article reports that chief executive officer (CEO) of Charter Communications Inc. Neil Smit might probably join the cable operations in Comcast Corp. in the U.S. However, Smit is still reluctant to join Comcast on March 1, 2010 due to the 21 billion dollars debt of Charter. According to media analyst Jason Basinet, Smit is an exciting hire and has the executive capacity that will transform into an improved operating and financial results of a company.


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