Comcast-Netflix interconnect deal sets a whole new table

February 24, 2014
Winners and losers in the Comcast-Netflix peering deal? It’s hard to say, according to at least one analyst, but the deal to interconnect the two networks, announced Sunday, could lead to other media companies paying for faster speeds. The two companies Sunday announced they “a mutually beneficial interconnection agreement” providing Comcast's U.S. broadband customers with a “high-quality Netflix video experience for years to come.”

Charter setting sights on Cox, Suddenlink after failed TWC bid? Probably

February 18, 2014
Charter may not have been able to get the big subscriber gulp it hoped an acquisition of Time Warner Cable would have provided, but it’s likely to continue looking for smaller bites, analysts say. Bloomberg is reporting that at least one analyst – CRT Capital Group - thinks Charter, which lost TWC to Comcast’s $45 billion bid, could next turn its attention to Cox Communications. Cox is just a tad larger than Charter with 4.4 million subscribers and is privately held.

Comcast’s acquisition of TWC faces a long road to regulatory approval

February 13, 2014
Comcast may have an acceptable offer on the table for Time Warner Cable, but the deal still has plenty of regulatory hurdles to clear and is likely to face tougher scrutiny from regulators than it did when it bought NBCUniversal in 2011.

Report: Charter near deal with Comcast that would carve up TWC

January 27, 2014
Time Warner Cable’s assets in New York City, New England and North Carolina would be sold to Comcast if a deal brokered by Charter to purchase the rest of TWC is green-lighted, said Bloomberg.com, quoting unnamed sources this afternoon. Charter currently has an offer on the table to buy TWC – the nation’s second largest cable operator – for $132.50 per share, a number TWC has called “grossly inadequate.”

FCC Rules Comcast Move Tennis Channel to Better Tier

August 2, 2012
Game, set, match. The FCC ruled 3-2 that Comcast discriminated against the Tennis Channel, having relegated the channel to a lower tier.

Weekly Rewind: Where's my Apple TV?

June 15, 2012
Weekly Rewind: The Justice Department investigates cable companies' data caps. Apple unveiled plenty of goodies at WWDC, but no new TV sets. PayPal is heating up the T-commerce market.

Weekly Rewind: Most Connected TVs Are Unplugged

February 24, 2012
Turns out, very few people know how to connect their smart TVs to the Internet. Rabbit ears are making a comeback. Amazon Prime Instant Video blew out its first candle. All that and more in your weekly rewind.
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