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Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger Gets Thumbs Up from Shareholders

Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger Gets Thumbs Up from Shareholders

By Josh Wolford October 10, 2014

The shareholders of two of the most-hated companies in America have approved their merger. According to Bloomberg, “more than 99 percent of shares were voted in favor of the deal” to sell Time Warner Cable to Comcast. On Thursday Comcast’s …

Netflix And Comcast Continue To Bash Each Other Netflix And Comcast Continue To Bash Each Other

Earlier this week, Netflix said in a letter to shareholders that it opposes Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable. They said the Internet faces a long term threat from large ISPs driving up profits for themselves as well as …

Netflix Opposes Comcast Merger With Time Warner Netflix Opposes Comcast Merger With Time Warner

Netflix released its quarterly earnings report on Monday, along with the usual letter to shareholders. The company took part of its letter to talk about net neutrality and the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. CEO Reed Hastings …

Comcast/TWC Merger Reviewed by Multiple States Too Comcast/TWC Merger Reviewed by Multiple States Too

When the largest company in any arena announces plans to purchase the second-largest company in the same arena, you can hear whatever crumb of competition that currently exists slowly falling from the market. It sounds like the faint cries of …

Consumers Union Against Comcast/Time Warner Merger Consumers Union Against Comcast/Time Warner Merger

There are plenty of reasons to be opposed to the proposed merger of Time Warner and Comcast. The deal would see the two largest cable companies in the U.S. combined into one giant cable company covering much of the country. …

Comcast Doesn't Give a Single F*ck About You Comcast Doesn't Give a Single F*ck About You

Hello! Are you upset with your service provider? Does it happen to be Comcast? Are you a Time Warner Cable subscriber who’s about to be a Comcast customer? Do you feel the ground eroding beneath you, as your options for …

Comcast-Time Warner Merger Gets The NMA Treatment Comcast-Time Warner Merger Gets The NMA Treatment

Last week, Comcast announced that it intends to purchase Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion. As expected, the announcement was met with criticism from pretty much everybody as words like “anti-trust” and “monopoly” were thrown around while others lamented a …

Time Warner Cable Being Sued To Stop Comcast Deal Time Warner Cable Being Sued To Stop Comcast Deal

A Time Warner Cable shareholder is suing Time Warner and hoping to prevent their deal with Comcast. According to the shareholder, the deal is unfair and will likely face high regulatory hurdles. The complaint was filed by investor Breffni Barrett. …

Comcast To Purchase Time Warner Cable Comcast To Purchase Time Warner Cable

Comcast is the nation’s largest cable and Internet provider whereas Time Warner Cable is the nation’s second largest. The two are also some of the most universally reviled among American consumers. Now both companies are joining forces. Comcast and Time …

ISPs Are Trying To Stop Google Fiber In Kansas ISPs Are Trying To Stop Google Fiber In Kansas
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In 2012, Google finally rolled out its Google Fiber initiative in Kansas City. It chose the city largely because it offered the best deal and incentives that made rollout fast and affordable for Google. Time Warner Cable and other ISPs …

Time Warner Cable Reports $5.4 Billion In Q4 Revenue Time Warner Cable Reports $5.4 Billion In Q4 Revenue

Time Warner Cable is somewhat of anomaly among ISPs. It’s one of the few national Internet providers that doesn’t have a wireless business, like Verizon or AT&T. Despite not having that very lucrative revenue stream, it did pretty well for …

Obama Administration Still Supports Net Neutrality Obama Administration Still Supports Net Neutrality
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Open Internet advocates all over the nation today were saddened to learn that D.C. District Court of Appeals sided with Verizon in its fight with the FCC over the Commission’s net neutrality rules. While the FCC can still appeal to …

The Time Warner Yule Log Is Back The Time Warner Yule Log Is Back

On Friday, we told you about Google’s YouTube Fireplace for Chromecast. It’s essentially an hour-long video of a fireplace burning with a dog sitting in a chair. Simple, but people seem to like it. Well, if you’re a Time Warner …

Dinni Jain Joins Time Warner Cable As Its New COO Dinni Jain Joins Time Warner Cable As Its New COO

In 2011, Time Warner Cable acquired Insight Communications – a telecom that served communities in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Now the former president and COO of Insight is taking on a bigger role within Time Warner Cable. Time Warner Cable …

Time Warner CBS: the Blackout is Over

Just in time for the fall TV lineup to get started, CBS and Time Warner and reached a deal that will end a month-long blackout. The blackout affected programming in several markets throughout the country, including New York, Los Angeles …

Time Warner, CBS Finally Reach Agreement

Dexter and Homeland addicts unite! Time Warner Cable and CBS have finally reached an agreement, with the blackout ending at 6 p.m. Monday afternoon. For a month now, Time Warner and CBS have been in a dispute over how much …

Xbox Time Warner Cable App Released Xbox Time Warner Cable App Released

Back in June, Microsoft and Time Warner Cable announced that they had reached a deal for Xbox 360 consoles to stream hundreds of live cable TV channels to Time Warner customers. This week, the fruits of that deal have been …