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Will Merger Critics Wage War Against Charter-Time Warner Cable Deal?

Charter Communications is facing skepticism from some public interest groups over its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, but it remains to be seen whether critics will wage anything close to the campaign that helped defeat Comcast’s effort to acquire the nation’s No. 1,072 more words

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UPDATE: Charter Buying Time Warner Cable, Bright House

NEW YORK (AP/KMOX) — As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion. 834 more words

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Why Charter Thinks Their Plan To Buy TWC Is Different Enough To Succeed Where Comcast Failed

After months of rumors, this morning it became official: Charter plans to step in where Comcast failed, with a $55 billion plan to acquire Time Warner Cable. 1,317 more words

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Everything You Need to Know About Merger Mastermind John Malone

Once known as the King of Cable, John Malone helped introduce pay-TV to the masses in the ’70s and ’80s. Now the media mogul, who serves as the chairman of the conglomerate Liberty Media, is helping orchestrate a… 432 more words

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Everything You Need to Know About Merger Mastermind John Malone

Once known as the King of Cable, John Malone helped introduce pay-TV to the masses in the ’70s and ’80s. Now the media mogul, who serves as the chairman of the conglomerate Liberty Media, is helping orchestrate a… 432 more words

Charter-TW Cable: Broadband Will Be Focal Point of Deal Approval

The biggest regulatory hurdle Charter Communications likely will face in its mega-bid for Time Warner Cable is the question of control over the U.S.’ broadband pipes — the issue that prompted Comcast to abandon its own bid for TW Cable. 729 more words

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Reactions To Charter-TWC Deal: Comcast Applauds, Activists Prepare To Fight

Will Charter Communications’s mega deal for Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks polarize the media world as much as Comcast did with its aborted TWC transaction? 607 more words

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