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Cable companies might have a secret weapon to deal with cord-cutting

May 28th, 2019

Cable companies like Altice USA Inc. are starting to gravitate toward a business move that might — might — help them staunch the mounting losses on the cable side of their business. The solution? Offering cut-rate cellphone service, which no one wants to be without, and try to use it to retain customers who’d otherwise …

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This is how politicians should deal with bad cable companies

February 12th, 2018

The relationship between a town’s government and its cable company is often uneasy. Cable companies often hold regional monopolies — only 20% of Americans have a choice of high-speed broadband provider — so it’s easy for the telcos to extract concessions from local government in return for begrudgingly upgrading the local network. But local governments …