Topic: Charter Communications

Ad of the Day: Charter Will Help You Cook a Live Octopus, Unless You're a Big Softy

Saatchi highlights moments that call for quick browsing

Who needs Shark Week? An octopus steals the show in Charter Communications' latest campaign touting its Spectrum fiber-optic network. In the most memorable of three new spots from Saatchi & Saatchi…

Charter Poised to Become Second Largest Cable Company

Comcast to divest 3.9 million subs in series of deals

If Comcast wins regulatory approval to buy Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications is poised to become the second largest cable operator, thanks to a complicated series of deals announced Monday…

Comcast to Buy Out Time Warner Cable [Updated]

$45.2 billion deal will unite two top MSOs

In a tweet heard ‘round the cable universe, CNBC’s David Faber on Wednesday night said that multiple sources have told him that Comcast is preparing to make a formal overture…

Stellar Quarter for Resurgent NBC

Room for improvement as ad dollars continue to lag ratings growth

After years of ratings deflation took the wind out of its sails—er, sales—things are looking up at NBC. Revenue at the broadcast network soared 12 percent in the fourth quarter of…

Time Warner Cable Boss Glenn Britt to Retire

COO Robert Marcus takes the reins on Jan. 1

The rumors have been flying around since last winter, but Time Warner Cable on Thursday finally made it official, announcing that chairman and CEO Glenn Britt would retire when his…

Malone’s Liberty Media Snaps Up Charter Stake

Cable pioneer formerly known as “Darth Vader” locks in $2.6 billion deal

The cable pioneer who Al Gore once referred to as “Darth Vader” has fired up the tractor beam, as John Malone’s Liberty Media has snared a significant stake in Charter…

Canoe Ventures Capsizes

Cable provider ad partnership laying off CEO and 120 staffers, abandoning interactive TV

It was going to revolutionize cable television advertising; now it's been relegated to video-on-demand and TV Everywhere. Canoe, a joint venture among the six largest cable companies in the country (Time…

Cablevision's Stock Swoons on Rutledge Departure

Analysts bemoan loss of operator’s COO

The sudden resignation this week of Cablevision chief operating officer Tom Rutledge has taken a big bite out of the cable operator’s wallet. Shares of Cablevision on Friday morning plummeted 16…

NFL Network Locks Up Mediacom Carriage

Time Warner Cable, Cablevision last of the big holdouts

With less than three weeks to go before the 2011-12 season kicks off, Mediacom has scored a multiyear affiliate deal with NFL Network. While financial terms were not disclosed, the pact…

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NFL Network in Carriage Talks With Time Warner Cable

Goodell says league wants deal by opening kickoff

After a five-year stalemate that has kept the NFL Network out of millions of Time Warner Cable households, the two combatants are said to be actively pursuing a long-term carriage…