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Topic: TWC

How Will the FCC’s Tom Wheeler Get Past His Image Problem?

His detractors think he’s conflict of interest incarnate

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has an image problem. The New Yorker’s article about him on the occasion of his confirmation last year was called “Obama’s Bad Pick.” In the piece,…

AT&T in Talks to Acquire DirecTV

$50 billion deal could close within weeks

DirecTV and AT&T are in talks to merge, with AT&T taking a stake in the smaller company in a deal composed of both cash and shares, according to multiple reports. Stock…

Legacy Cable Operators in Austin Are Terrified of Google Fiber

Roughly 70 times faster

The power dynamic will not shift overnight, but the newly announced launch of Google Fiber in the tech-savvy gulch that is Austin, Texas, has legacy cable operators shaking in their…

Brands Buy Real-Time Mobile Ads Based on the Weather

Ace Hardware, Taco Bell, Seamless

This past winter, Ace Hardware tested location-based mobile ads before and after snowstorms to pitch items like shovels and de-icers. Buoyed by the results—and underscoring how brands have begun using…

Time Warner Cable and Hearst Reach a Deal

Retrans spat produced lawsuit

Hearst and Time Warner Cable have reached an agreement regarding the 16 stations in 14 markets blacked out of TWC's cable package as the two companies tried to come to…

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