All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘TWC’

Comcast’s Final Tally on Failed Time Warner Cable Deal: $336 Million

Comcast spent $336 million to not acquire Time Warner Cable. In the company’s Q1 earnings report, it reported $99 in “transaction” costs. If you add that to all the other transaction costs Comcast reported in 2014 it looks something like this: Comcast has reported $336 million in costs tied to TWC/Charter deals: Q1 15: $99M Q4 14: $99M Q3 14: $77M Q2 14: …

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Comcast & Time Warner Cable Pass Time Awaiting Merger Approval by Helping Give Award to FCC Commissioner

Do you pay a lot for cable and internet? Neat, me too. Check this out. You’ve probably never heard of it, but The Walter Kaitz Foundation is a decades-old non-profit organization with the stated mission of promoting diversity in the cable telecommunications industry. Every September, the Walter Kaitz Foundation holds a dinner in New York City called the Kaitz Dinner. …

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Comcast/Time Warner Merger Now Being Reviewed by Multiple States As Well

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 men, women, and children, pleading for Google Fiber to save them. It’s really a sad sound. Total bummer. This clearly …

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Time Warner Cable Offers Antennas to CBS Blackout Customers

Earlier this month, with thanks to a feud between Time Warner Cable and CBS, many Time Warner Cable customers are being censored from the popular network within their cable subscription package. With this in mind, in aid to keep customers satisfied, the cable provider is offering FREE antennas to its subscribers. With CBS being such a well-known network since its …

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Netflix, RADiUS-TWC Ink Deal for Indie Films

Netflix is making a move to add more content to its streaming lineup, this time in the form of indie films from an arm of The Weinstein Company. Today, Netflix and RADiUs-TWC are announcing a multi-year deal to bring a bunch of new independent films to Netflix subscribers by the beginning of 2013. “We are delighted to be extending our …

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New York Yankees Make Video To Support Bully Film

As a Red Sox fan, it can be hard to find things to like about the New York Yankees. They are, after all, baseball’s Evil Empire, the devil in pinstripes, the perennial rival and sometime dasher-of-hopes to my beloved team. Occasionally, though, they come along and do something that earns the respect of even the most die-hard of Boston fans. …

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“Bully” Cuts Some F-Bombs, Lands PG-13 Rating

When the much-anticipated and controversial documentary Bully expands to 55 new markets on April 13th, it will do so as a PG-13 rated film. The MPAA decided to lower the film’s rating not after hundreds of thousands signed online petition letters, or because high-profile Hollywood celebrities came out in support of it, but because director Lee Hirsch cut three f-words. …

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“Bully” Documentary Releasing Unrated on March 30th

Just a couple of weeks after the MPAA reiterated their decision to keep the upcoming documentary Bully rated R, The Weinstein Company has decided to release the film as unrated by the MPAA on March 30th. The film, which chronicles an epidemic of school bullying, was given an “R” rating for language (and missed the PG-13 rating by just one …

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