Entries by Charter Communications

Charter Takes on OTT Detractors

Originally appeared in CED Magazine By: Laura Hamilton, March 8, 2016 In recent weeks, opponents of the potential buy of Time Warner Cable have been mischaracterizing comments made by Charter CEO Tom Rutledge about OTT programming, according to the post. That’s “in an effort to seek unnecessary concessions as the merger review process enters its […]

Broadcast partnership celebrates fifteen years

Originally appeared in (MN) Bethany Lutheran College March 8, 2016 Bethany Lutheran College and Minnesota State University, Mankato will celebrate 15 years of a unique broadcast partnership on Saturday, March 12, 2016, with a special reunion/recognition event prior to the Minnesota State men’s hockey WCHA playoff game at Verizon Wireless Center, located in downtown Mankato. […]

Charter CFO Winfrey: ‘Operating momentum is hard to get, but we have it’

Originally appeared in Fiercecable By: Daniel Frankel March 7, 2016 Calling the cable business “under-penetrated,” Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) CFO Christopher Winfrey continued to hammer home his company’s rationale for attempting to by Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) and Bright House Networks. Speaking at the Deutsche Bank 2016 Media Internet & Telecom Conference, Winfrey said […]

Charter Blogs Back at OTT Critics

Originally appeared in Multichannel News By: John Eggerton March 7, 2016 Says Its OTT-Friendliness Is Genuine and Makes Business Sens Charter took to the blogosphere Monday to push back on the allegations it is OTT-unfriendly, saying it was a case of competitors trying to get unnecessary conditions on the deal to serve their own businesses […]

Charter Wins Request That Could Speed California Deal Review

Originally appeared in Bloomberg By Todd Shields February 11, 2016 Charter Communications Inc. won its request for California to skip a hearing on the cable company’s bid for Time Warner Cable Inc., a step toward quicker judgment from a state set to lag behind a U.S. review of the $55.1 billion merger. An administrative law […]

Charter Adds Video Subs in Q4, Year

Originally appeared in Multichannel News By Mike Farrell February 4, 2016 Charter Communications added 33,000 basic video subscribers in the fourth quarter and ended 2015 with 11,000 more video customers than it started with, the first time that has happened in more than a decade. Charter has consistently improved its video subscriber performance in the past […]

Moffett Ups Odds On Charter-TWC To 90%

Originally appeared in Broadcasting & Cable By: John Eggerton January 28, 2016 MoffettNathanson media analyst Craig Moffett has raised the odds on the Charter-Time Warner Cable deal getting done to 90%. In a note to investors Thursday, Moffett said that even with the launch of the Stop Mega Cable Coalition last week, his takeaway was […]

Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger Debated In PUC Hearing

Originally appeared in Los Angeles Times January 27, 2016 By: Meg James Charter Communications’ massive merger — which would roll three cable companies into one — cleared a hurdle Tuesday night when California regulators held a marathon hearing to gather public comment. Charter’s $67-billion plan to buy Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks — […]