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Internet Telecom Cable Service News

Here is your recap of all of the cable and internet service industry news from around the US for the week of  August 21, 2017:

Sprint HQ

Mobile phone companies Sprint and T-Mobile have been the subject of numerous rumors over the years as to when and if they would ever join forces. Kind of like Scully and Mulder in the X Files. Recently the mobile environment has started to liven up even more.

Internet Telecom Cable Service News

Here is a recap of some of the latest cable and ISP news around the country - and the world - for the week of June 5, 2017:

Internet Telecom Cable Service News

Here is a recap of some of the technology, cable, and ISP related news around the country for the week of May 29, 2017:

Internet Telecom Cable Service News

Here is your weekly rewind of some of the cable and ISP news from around the US and the world for the week of May 1, 2017:

Internet Telecom Cable Service News

Here is your weekly news rewind of some of the Internet, cable TV, and ISP news highlights from around the US for the week of April 17, 2017:

Comcast/Time Warner Merger Woes

Even before Donald Trump became the 45th President, the cable and telecom industries were active with mergers and acquisitions. This has been going on for more than a hundred years, but in 2013, word got out that Comcast Cable was attempting to buy Time Warner Cable. They kicked it around for a bit but with grumblings from the Justice Department and the threat of an anti trust lawsuit, Comcast decided to drop the bid.  

Charter Time Warner Bright House Merger

Barely a month after backing away from a proposed merger with Comcast, Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) (together with its subsidiaries "Charter") and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Charter to merge with Time Warner Cable. The deal values Time Warner Cable at $78.7 billion. Charter will provide $100.00 in cash and shares of a new public parent company ("New Charter") equivalent to 0.5409 shares of CHTR for each Time Warner Cable share outstanding.