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Charter Gets Time Warner Cable Merger Approval, But the FCC Has Some Conditions

Charter won approval for its proposed merger only if it agrees to some terms and conditions imposed from the FCC and Justice Department.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

FCC Pauses Both AT&T-DirecTV and Comcast-Time Warner Mergers

Two big merger reviews have come to a screeching halt as the FCC announced that it was pausing its "shot clock" for both the AT&T-DirecTV and Comcast-Time Warner Cable deals.
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FCC Puts Comcast-Time Warner Merger On Hold For Three Weeks

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced last Friday that it has put a temporary hold on proceedings considering a merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable.
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Comcast-Time Warner Merger Decision Delayed in NY

Comcast's attempt to acquire Time Warner Cable has been delayed as New York regulators announced Monday that they would delay their verdict on the acquisition by over one month.
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Comcast-Time Warner Merger: FCC Promotes Competition, Comcast Not Worried

As federal regulators saddle up to the job of poring over a potential merger between cable giants Comcast and Time Warner Cable, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler delivered a speech last week that seemed to strike a dagger into the heart of the deal. Comcast, however, doesn't seem to think so.
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Comcast Time Warner Cable Merger: New Arguments Emerge Against Proposed Buyout

This summer is a landmark period for the evolving Internet in the U.S., with new Open Internet rules being considered by the FCC and a couple of big media mergers being debated. Recently, a few new arguments against the biggest merger on the table -- that of Comcast, the nation's largest cable provider, to the second largest, Time Warner Cable -- have emerged from Dish Network, Netflix, and the response to an Internet outage.
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Time Warner Cable Internet Outage Makes Merger with Comcast Harder

Following the loss of Internet service to millions nationwide early Wednesday, many are now ramping up the opposition to a Time Warner and Comcast merger.
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Comcast-Time Warner Merger Reviewed in New York; Is This Good for Latinos?

New York City comptroller Scott Stringer told the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) Monday that in order for a Comcast-Time Warner merger to go through, the state requires a promise of better Internet service.
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Time Warner Cable, Comcast Lead the Industry in Customer Dissatisfaction - Likely "Worse" After Merger

Some common attitudes in our culture are pretty evident to anyone: Go out anywhere and strike up a conversation about mobile tech and the internet, and you'll discover most people love their devices, but have no love for the companies that provide service to them. This week, the American Consumer Satisfaction Index confirmed everyone's suspicions: we love our smartphones, but hate subscription TV and ISPs.

Time Warner Merger, Comcast X1 Cable Service Brings Faster Internet Speeds: Plan Will Upgrade $99 Triple Play Package in NYC, LA Markets

Once merger is complete with Time Warner, Comcast wants to make X1 available.
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Comcast/TWC Merger: Netflix Announces Opposition, Subscription Fee Increase in Underwood-Like Maneuver

The public fight over Comcast video streaming fees, its possible Time Warner Cable merger, and Netflix just got more heated. On Monday, Netflix announced it would raise subscriber fees (as predicted, but only for new users), and simultaneously voiced strong opposition to the proposed Comcast buy-out of TWC.
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Comcast Arguing For Merger With Time Warner Cable

Comcast put forth an argument this week in favor of its merger with TWC. In the final of a five part series, we look at contradictions in Comcast's argument.
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Comcast Time Warner Cable Merger Finds a New Enemy: Cable Company Charter

The contentious proposed Comcast takeover of Time Warner Cable has met with another detractor on Friday. Unsurprisingly, Charter Communications, the company that was trying to bid for Time Warner Cable before Comcast swept in, urged TWC investors not to endorse the merger with Comcast.
House of Cards

Netflix Wants Stronger Net Neutrality: Is Hastings Pulling an Underwood?

Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings came out in favor of stronger net neutrality standards on Thursday. But is he protecting customers or the bottom line?
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L.A. City Attorney Sues Time Warner Cable For $10 million

The Los Angeles City Attorney announced Friday the city of Los Angeles filed a federal lawsuit against Time Warner Cable, according to the "Los Angeles Times."
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Time Warner Cable Makes Calls to Mexico Free - Reaching Out to Latinos as WhatsApp Threatens Status Quo

With dirt-cheap international messaging apps like WhatsApp coming to prominence, thanks to Facebook's not-so-cheap acquisition of the company, the pressure is on telecoms to keep their customers, like many Latinos, who frequently communicate across borders. Time Warner Cable (which also provides phone service) is responding with free calls to Mexico.
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