Items tagged "Time Warner Cable"

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Public Knowledge Welcomes New York PSC’s Enforcement of Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger Agreement

July 27, 2018 Charter , CharterTWC , Competition , Mergers , Time Warner Cable

Today, the New York Public Service Commission has revoked its previous approval of the Charter/Time Warner Cable merger, finding among other things that Charter has failed to meet its broadband buildout requirements. Unless overturned, this action will mean that Charter will no longer be permitted to operate in the state of New York.

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Public Knowledge Responds to FCC Revision of Charter Merger Conditions

April 3, 2017 CharterTWC , FCC , merger , Time Warner Cable , Video Marketplace

Today, reports indicate that the Federal Communications Commission voted to change a merger requirement that Charter Communications bring broadband competition to a million new households. The agency originally applied this requirement to Charter during the 2016 merger approval process for Charter, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.

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Public Knowledge Responds to Reported AT&T/Time Warner Merger Deal

October 21, 2016 AT&T , DOJ , FCC , Mergers , Time Warner Cable

Press reports indicate that a merger agreement between AT&T and Time Warner may be imminent.

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Public Knowledge Launches New Remix Competition, “Recast Comcast”

August 26, 2014 Comcast , Comcast-TWC , merger , Recast Comcast , Time Warner Cable

Today Public Knowledge announced Recast Comcast, a contest to remix the slew of recordings of poor Comcast customer service that have been appearing on the internet this summer. This contest challenges everyone to remix these various recordings into something amazing, and hopes to create something positive out out many hours spent on Comcast customer service calls. As the grand prize, Public Knowledge will pay the winner’s last Comcast bill.

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PK Files Petition to Deny on Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger

August 25, 2014 Comcast , Comcast-TWC , Competition , FCC , Time Warner Cable

Public Knowledge and the Open Technology Institute File Petition to Deny with FCC on the Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger

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AT&T Raises Prices After Merger Approval, Proves DoJ Was Right to Sue

March 13, 2019 AT&T , ATTTime Warner , DOJ , Litigation , Time Warner Cable

In light of AT&T’s decision to raise the prices on DirecTV Now subscribers by $10/month, and to drop channels like MTV, Comedy Central, BET, and BBC America (while adding more AT&T-owned content to the bundle), it’s worth reviewing some of what the telecom giant claimed during the recent trial over its merger with Time Warner:

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Comcast’s “Authentication” Hijinx Provide Yet Another Reason to Block its Time Warner Cable Takeover

March 11, 2015 Comcast , ComcastTWC , Net Neutrality , Online Video , Time Warner Cable

Comcast is unique among large Internet Service Providers and cable companies in how it can undermine online video competition in ways that go far beyond net neutrality violations.

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Cable Companies are Making Things Up Again

January 28, 2015 Broadband , Comcast , FCC , highspeed internet , Time Warner Cable

NCTA Tells FCC One Thing and Consumers Another About Highspeed Internet

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Is Comcast’s Awful Service Grounds For Blocking The TWC Deal? Yes, Actually.

August 28, 2014 Comcast , Comcast-TWC , merger , Recast Comcast , Time Warner Cable

The last few months have brought us a spate of Comcast horror stories and Comcast-hate. Most recently, a recording of a subscriber spending 20 minutes trying to disconnect his Comcast service has prompted some investigating into Comcast’s service and employment practices. What does this have to do with the FCC’s decision about the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger?

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Why the FCC Shouldn’t Let Comcast Buy Time Warner Cable

August 26, 2014 Comcast , Comcast-TWC , FCC , merger , Time Warner Cable

Yesterday, Public Knowledge and the Open Technology Institute joined many other organizations in filing our formal Petition to Deny with the FCC, asking it to stop the merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable.

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