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20 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Editorial: Say no to Comcast

Protesters demonstrate across the street from the Comcast Center Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Philadelphia.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Opinion

Mon Sep 15, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Tim Wu to Albany: Block Big Media Merger

Not even a week after Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu's narrower-than-expected defeat, they're back on the streets, urging Albany to block Comcast's $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable. Wu said the merger will mean higher cable prices for New Yorkers and, as a result, limited access to information.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Time Warner, Media, Computers

Business Journal

Charter closes on $3.5 billion loan

The new loans will be used to finance Charter's acquisition from Comcast of 1.5 million Time Warner Cable video customers. Charter previously announced it had entered into commitments for up to $8.4 billion of loans, and this $3.5 billion is part of that commitment.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Motley Fool

3 Reasons Time Warner Cable's Stock Could Fall

Most recently, the company reported year-over-year income growth of over 10% for its second quarter. Shares of the company have responded well to all the good news, up 16% year to date.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Comcast

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Roll Call

Polls Show Two Democrats Trailing in New York

In the Empire State's 19th District, GOP Rep. Chris Gibson lead his Democratic challenger, venture capitalist Sean Eldridge, by 24 points, according to a Time Warner Cable News/Siena College poll released Thursday. Democrats must pick up a net of 17 seats to win control of the House - already difficult challenge in a midterm cycle.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Startups, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

PRLog US Entertainment

CrossingsTV to Televise Bold Contemporary New Content from the Asian American Film Lab

CrossingsTV will begin airing a series of innovative and diverse entertainment from the Asian American Film on Sundays beginning September 14, 2014. PRLog - Sep. 12, 2014 - NEW YORK -- Many television viewers in New York are familiar with Film Lab Presents , a television series medley of bold, innovative and diverse American stories hosted by Jennifer Betit Yen and Maxwell Turner and directed by Ryan Hayward, now in its second season.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Central Valley, NY, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Marketing

Thu Sep 11, 2014

PHONE+

States Investigating AT&T-DirecTV Merger

State attorneys general are looking into AT&T's plans to acquire DirecTV, broadening their previous probe into the merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, Reuters reported. About dozen states were already coordinating with the U.S. Justice Department to interview opponents and supporters of Comcast's $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, the news agency said .

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Related Topix: Directv, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Reuters, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Broadbandreports

New York State Talks Tough on Comcast Merger -

New York State, emboldened by a new state law that requires mergers to benefit the public, is taking a tougher stance on Comcast's $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, according to Bloomberg News . New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who the outlet notes has received more than $200,000 in campaign contributions from the companies, hasn't formally taken a position -- though the NY PSC is making it clear they'll likely want tougher concessions than most states.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Albany Times Union

Comcast could be more expensive than Time Warner Cable

State regulators believe some Time Warner Cable customers could see their Internet and cable TV bills more than double under the company's proposed $45 billion merger with Comcast. Although the two media giants say no rate hikes are planned, staff at the state Public Service Commission, which is reviewing the merger, say Comcast's most basic TV and Internet offerings are more expensive than Time Warner Cable rates.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, New York

Access Hollywood

Are Alfonso Ribeiro & Witney Carson 'DWTS' Frontrunners?

Alfonso Ribeiro and his "Dancing with the Stars" partner, Witney Carson, visit Access Hollywood Live to talk about their Season 19 team up. How does Alfonso respond to being called a "frontrunner" in the competition? And, what does Witney say are Alfonso's strengths? "Dancing with the Stars" returns September 15 at 8/7c on ABC.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable

AmericanBankingNews.com

Canaccord Genuity Begins Coverage on Time Warner Cable

The firm set a "buy" rating and a $178.00 price target on the stock. Canaccord Genuity's price objective would suggest a potential upside of 16.63% from the company's current price.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Philly.com

Shareholders to vote on Comcast-TWC merger

Shareholders in Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. will vote early next month in separate meetings in Philadelphia and New York on the $45.2 billion proposal that would merge the two companies. The approvals are part of a complex and now months-long process for Comcast's proposed acquisition of the nation's second-largest cable company.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable

The New York Observer

Robo-Call Transcript From 'Bill the Blog Geo' Urges a Vote for Gov. 'Carmel'

New York voters get a message from a guy named "Bill the blog Geo," urging them to vote for someone named "Carmel." That's how Time Warner Cable transcribed for some of its customers a recorded call from Mayor Bill de Blasio urging New Yorkers to go out and vote for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his running mate former Congresswoman Kathy Hochul in today's Democratic primary election.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Cable & Satellite, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Mon Sep 08, 2014

NY1

Teachout Takes Final Shots at Cuomo

Less than three weeks ago, nearly nine out of 10 New Yorkers didn't know who she was, but Zephyr Teachout says she's poised to make history with a primary win over Andrew Cuomo. NY1's Josh Robin filed the following report.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

AmericanBankingNews.com

Time Warner Cable CEO Robert D. Marcus Sells 16,000 Shares

Time Warner Cable CEO Robert D. Marcus sold 16,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $149.47, for a total value of $2,391,520.00.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable

AmericanBankingNews.com

Ellen East Unloads 7,500 Shares of Time Warner Cable Stock

Time Warner Cable EVP Ellen East sold 7,500 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Friday, September 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $149.75, for a total transaction of $1,123,125.00.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Its short-term IDR and commercial paper rating have been affirmed at 'F2'. The Ratin... )--IGATE Corporation, proveedor de soluciones de operaciones y tecnologia integrada con sede en Nueva Jersey, ha lanzado la Universidad Corporativa IG... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB+' rating to the approximately $55.8 million Indiana Finance Authority series 2014A fixed rate revenue bonds issued on behalf of Major Hos... New Home Ground Breaking Ceremony for Disabled Veteran; The Makers of GE Silicone Support The "Step Up to Help A Hero" Program at Home Depot )--The makers of GE-branded silicone are helping to bring the gift of a mortgage-free home to wounded veteran USMC Corporal, Kevin Vaughan.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Manulife Financial, Food and Drug Administration, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Business Times

Time Warner Cable employees to share US$416m under retention plan

Employees of Time Warner Cable will be US$416 million richer even if the cable operator's merger with Comcast does not close, a move designed to keep staff from bolting while federal regulators contemplate the deal [NEW YORK] Employees of Time Warner Cable will be US$416 million richer even if the cable operator's merger with Comcast does not close, a move designed to keep staff from bolting while federal regulators contemplate the deal. A proxy statement, prepared for the shareholders meetings of both companies in October to vote on the merger, also lays out the nearly US$81.8 million golden parachute that Time Warner Cable's chairman and chief executive, Robert D. Marcus, would receive.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable

New York Post

TWC customer data could give Comcast an unfair advantage

Comcast's $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable will allow the combined company to collect an NSA-like treasure trove of viewer data - giving it an unfair advantage over programmers, Discovery Communications said on Friday. A bigger Comcast - which gains control of subscribers in influential cities such as New York and Los Angeles as part of its mega-merger, now before Washington regulators - could have an "unfair information advantage over programmers in carriage negotiations and in the advertising realm by refusing to share set-top-box data with programmers, the cable programmer argues.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Universal Television Group, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Discovery Communications

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Time Warner Cable's CFO Artie Minson to Participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference )--Time Warner Cable Inc. today announced that its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Artie Minson will participate in the Bank of America Merri... )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed LOCAP LLC's Issuer Default Rating at 'BBB+'. Its short-term IDR and commercial paper rating have been affirmed at 'F2'.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Honolulu, HI

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