Time Warner
Time Warner Cable, Louisville’s primary provider of residential high-speed Internet service, was among nine companies that responded to Metro government’s call for vendors interested in bringing gigabit Internet service to town. But it’s unclear whether Time Warner Cable is actually considering installing the type of super-fast fiber connections that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration envisions. Continue Reading →
Apple TV (2014)
Apple is planning to introduce a new Apple TV set-top box as early as April and is negotiating with Time Warner Cable Inc. and other potential partners to add video content, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Apple is aiming to have the device available for sale by the Christmas holidays, though the Continue Reading →
I’m not a cord-cutter, but lots of my friends are. I don’t know that I’ll ever be a cord-cutter – I just watch too much TV and don’t want to deal with streaming my shows online or resorting to piracy; I just let my TiVo do its thing. But cord-cutters are becoming more and more Continue Reading →
Charter Communications
Comcast is near a deal to buy New York City, North Carolina and New England cable assets from Charter Communications Inc. if shareholders approve Charter’s takeover bid for Time Warner Cable Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said. The asset sale would be contingent upon Charter’s acquisition of Time Warner Cable, which could still Continue Reading →
Time Warner
Time Warner Cable Inc. rejected an acquisition offer from Charter Communications Inc. valued at more than $61 billion including debt, spurning the biggest unsolicited takeover bid since 2008. Time Warner Cable Chief Executive Officer Rob Marcus called the $132.50-a-share bid a “low-ball offer” in an interview yesterday. The proposal included about $83 cash per share Continue Reading →
Craig Moffett
When Craig Moffett talks, many people hear and work by what emerges from this popular media-focused senior research analyst. In public or private, it takes something for Moffett to correct something offered on his record. The subject of cord-cutting provided an exception, with Videonuze’s VideoSchmooze: NYC meeting earlier this month the forum. Without prompting from Continue Reading →
Time Warner Cable recently introduced a new bundle aimed to win back cord-cutters who think cable TV has become too expensive. The “Starter TV with HBO” bundle includes access to 20 channels, including local channels in HD, as well as HBO and HBO Go, for $30 a month. If this sounds familiar, that’s because it Continue Reading →
Time Warner
Time Warner Cable (TWC) is experimenting with cheaper bundles to keep people from cancelling cable: The pay TV provider just introduced a Starter TV with HBO bundle that includes access to 20 channels, including local broadcasters in HD, as well as HBO and HBO Go, for $30 a month (hat tip to Lightreading). TWC is Continue Reading →
Entertainment executives meeting privately with President Barack Obama Tuesday asked him to ensure copyright protections are enshrined in new trade agreements and help facilitate better relations between Silicon Valley and Hollywood, according to people familiar with the discussions. Mr. Obama spoke with a who’s-who of major studio and network leaders, including Walt Disney Co. CEO Continue Reading →