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Charter reportedly close to buying Time Warner Cable in a $55 billion deal

May 25th, 2015

Good news for Time Warner Cable shareholders — it looks like you’re about to get a better deal than the one Comcast was offering. Bloomberg reports that Charter is very close to announcing a deal to purchase Time Warner Cable for roughly $55 billion ($195 per share), a significant premium over the $45 billion deal that Comcast …

Net Neutrality Ruling

Internet Health Test aims to tell you if your ISP is violating net neutrality

May 20th, 2015

The Federal Communications Commission surprised us all earlier this year when it put forth new net neutrality guidelines that were hugely pro-consumer. Yes, there may be a loophole or two. And yes, some internet service providers are already looking for different ways to hurt subscribers that don’t violate net neutrality. In the current climate, however, we’re not …

Comcast TWC Merger Is Dead

Bloomberg: The Comcast-TWC merger is dead

April 23rd, 2015

In a development that should surprise no one who’s been following the news this week, Bloomberg is now reporting that Comcast is planning to drop its bid to purchase Time Warner Cable. Bloomberg’s sources say Comcast could drop its bid in an announcement that could come as soon as Friday.

Comcast Time Warner Cable Merger Almost Dead

The Comcast-TWC merger appears to be in its last throes

April 22nd, 2015

Is there anything Comcast could do at this point to save its controversial proposed merger with Time Warner Cable? According to a new report in The Wall Street Journal, the answer is “no.” Although Comcast is set to have an exclusive meeting with U.S. regulatory officials on Wednesday to offer concessions in a last-minute bid …

Comcast Time Warner Cable Merger DOJ

Comcast is making a desperate last-minute push to save the TWC merger

April 20th, 2015

Comcast has spent ungodly sums lobbying the government to sign off on its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable but right now that investment is looking like a massive bust. The Wall Street Journal reports that Comcast knows the government at the moment is unlikely to approve the merger, which is why it’s making a …

Comcast Time Warner Cable Merger Is Dead

Bloomberg: Antitrust regulators are gearing up to kill the Comcast-TWC merger

April 17th, 2015

It’s hard to believe, but it sounds like American antitrust regulators have concluded that a merger between America’s two most hated companies is not in the public interest. Bloomberg is reporting that “staff attorneys at the Justice Department’s antitrust division are nearing a recommendation to block” the proposed merger, which would make it extremely unlikely that …