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New York Mayor Calls for Conditions on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is not calling for the FCC to reject Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, but he is asking that they impose a series of conditions on the transaction, including an expansion of lower-cost Internet service a.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMar 14th, 2019

California Official Recommends Approval of Comcast-TW Cable Merger But With Conditions

An administrative law judge for the California Public Utilities Commission has recommended approval of the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, but with significant conditions to address concerns that the merged company will be too great a co.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyFeb 14th, 2015

U.S. FCC pauses Comcast-Time Warner merger review until January 12

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday once again paused its review of the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, citing delays in getting documents from Time Warner Cable. .....»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooDec 28th, 2014

Consumer Reports Poll: Majority Oppose Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

The proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable is opposed by 56% of the public, with large percentages believing that it will lead to higher prices for cable and Internet service, according to a poll conducted by Consumer Reports. The online survey,.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 19th, 2014

WGA West Urges FCC to Block Comcast Merger with TWC — This Time It’s In Writing

Urging the FCC to "put a stop to this spate of merger madness," the WGA West has submitted formal opposition to the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger. "We have reached a critical juncture in the history of the media, broadband and telecommunicatio.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMar 15th, 2019

Discovery Warns FCC of ‘Critical Issues’ With Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

Representatives from Discovery Communications met with FCC officials last week to outline a number of “critical issues” it has with the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable. Discovery is one of the few major media companies to go .....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 9th, 2014

Clock Ticking on FCC’s Review of Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

The FCC issued a formal public notice on Thursday seeking comment on Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, signaling about six months until it reaches a decision on whether to green light the transaction. Comments in favor or against the.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 10th, 2014

Dish Network Urges FCC to Block Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

Dish Network is urging FCC officials to reject the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable, concluding that the transaction “presents serious competitive concerns for the broadband and video marketplace.” Dish Network’s opposit.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 9th, 2014

Tech Industry Trade Group Opposes Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

Industry trade group the Computer & Communications Industry Assn. is urging federal regulators to block the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, concluding that it would give the combined company “even more ability to su.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 9th, 2014

Comcast, TW Cable Set Shareholder Votes, Name for Charter Spinoff Company

As the merger review process inches along at the FCC, Comcast and Time Warner Cable have set October dates for their respective shareholder votes on the blockbuster $45.2 billion union of the nation’s largest cable operators. Meanwhile, Comcast and .....»»

Category: topSource: varietySep 3rd, 2014

Comcast Already Delivering Latino Channels, But Lawmakers Want More With Pending TW Cable Merger

In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, House lawmakers asked that the companies’ proposed merger make a commitment to carry channels aimed at the Hispanic market, as the new company will reach over 90% of Lati.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 2nd, 2014

Lawmakers Ask Comcast to Carry Latino-Owned Channels

Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House lawmakers are asking Comcast to make a commitment to carry Latino-focused channels as the cable giant seeks to acquire Time Warner Cable. In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable CEO R.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyAug 2nd, 2014

AT&T’s U-verse Tries to Lure Subscribers By Warning of Comcast-TWC Merger

Getting in a dig at competitors Comcast and Time Warner Cable and their impending merger, AT&T’s U-verse has sent postcard mailers to prospective customers by warning that “the two cable companies with some of the poorest overall customer .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 4th, 2014

Comcast: Still On Track To Close Time Warner Cable Deal By ‘Early 2015′

Comcast Corp. is on track to close its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable by “early 2015,” the company’s senior vice president of investor relations told investors Wednesday, reiterating the Philadelphia company’s most recent g.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 9th, 2014

Comcast says now expects to see merger review completed by mid-2015

Comcast Corp has reassessed the timing of the regulatory review of its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable Inc and now expects its conclusion in the middle of this year, a company executive said in a blog post on Wednesday. The $45 billion deal is unde.....»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooMar 30th, 2015

U.S. FCC delays Charter-Time Warner Cable merger review by two weeks

(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said it is delaying its informal deadline by 15 days to review the proposed $56 billion merger of cable rivals Charter Communications Inc and Time Warner Cable Inc . This delay in the 180-day countdow.....»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooJan 19th, 2017

FCC starts 180-day countdown to review Charter-Time Warner Cable merger

U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday started a non-binding 180-day countdown to review the proposed $56 billion merger of cable rivals Charter Communications Inc and Time Warner Cable Inc. The FCC said it will collect the first wave of public .....»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooSep 17th, 2015

Comcast Parries FCC Chairman’s Attack On Cable’s Broadband Clout

Here's an an example of why Comcast EVP David Cohen is so valuable to the company. In a statement today, the smooth point person for the cable giant's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable made it seem like Comcast is on the same page with FCC Chairma.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJan 1st, 2015

Citing “Insulting” Criticism, Comcast And Time Warner Cable Withdraw Funding For Dinner Honoring FCC Commissioner

The decisions come after Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington took issue with Comcast and Time Warner Cable's contributions to the upcoming Walter Kaitz Foundation dinner — an annual fund-raiser for the industry's efforts to promote .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 14th, 2014

FCC Staffers Urge Agency To Let A Judge Rule On Comcast-TWC Merger – Report

Here’s the latest indication that Comcast’s $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable may be in trouble: FCC staffers have recommended that regulators turn the case over to an administrative law judge, a sign that the agency believes the de.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineApr 23rd, 2015

U.S. Senate Sets December Date For Time Warner-AT&T Merger Hearing

Amid a rising tide of angry criticism from both the political right and left, The United States Senate has set a date for a hearing on the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes will a.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineOct 28th, 2016