Charter Communications

Time Warner Cable, Bright House Formally Take on Spectrum Brand

On the heels of closing the $79 billion mega-merger earlier this year, Charter this week formally brought its Spectrum brand to Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks markets. A company announcement proclaims that users in these markets can now experience “superior products with the most HD, tens of thousands of On Demand options, Internet…

Time Warner

Time Warner Cable, Cox See Major Outage Due to Level3 Fiber Cut

A cut cable resulted in a prolonged outage in the Northeast for both Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications customers. The outages impacted both companies’ customers in the New York City area, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, beginning around 2:45 p.m. ET. Time Warner Cable said most of its customers were back online by around…

Time Warner

Time Warner Cable CEO Says Skinny Bundles the Future

Time Warner Cable says it is encouraged by the company’s skinny bundle trials, but given the company’s looming acquisition by Charter, that may not mean all that much. Since late 2015 Time Warner Cable has been running a trial in New York that provides a free Roku 3 and a smattering of different cable networks…

Time Warner

Time Warner Cable Expands Company’s ‘Maxx’ Upgrades

Time Warner Cable continues to aggressively expand the company’s “Maxx” broadband speed and TV upgrades into portions of the MidWest and Ohio. Time Warner Cable’s Maxx upgrades not only deliver faster top speeds up to 300 Mbps, but a notably overhauled improvement to the company’s set top box interface. A new company announcement notes that…

Charter Communications

FCC Approves Charter Merger, Conditions Ban Caps For 7 Years

This has become a bit of a broken record over the last six months, but the FCC appears very close to approving Charter Communications‘ $79 billion (debt included) acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. Sources tell Bloomberg that FCC boss Tom Wheeler is circulating an order to approve the deal with conditions,…

Time Warner

Time Warner Cable Isn’t Honoring $300 Gift Card Promo

Giving users a prepaid VISA gift card for signing up for service is a pretty standard promotion these days. Except a growing number of Time Warner Cable customers say that the company isn’t honoring its promise of actually giving out the cards after users sign up for service. A long thread over at the official…