If Charter Communications acquires Time Warner Cable, mid-tier TV networks will have fewer options for distribution, giving them less leverage when negotiating fees to carry their channels.
John Malone is back in the top ranks of pay TV as Charter Communications convinces Time Warner Cable to merge in a deal valued at $78.7 billion.
Time Warner Cable shareholders likely feel like they've won the lottery with Tuesday's takeover offer from Charter Communications. But the real winners may be those holding Charter stock.
Shares of Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications head higher on the notion that both companies stand to gain in the event of a merger.
Time Warner Cable is profitable, has operations in large U.S. cities and has made it clear it's for sale. No wonder France's Altice along with Charter Communications are interested.
When it comes to Pandora, it's always one of the three things: slowing advertising, a decline in listeners and the nagging issue of music royalties and new competitors.
Verizon plans to give AOL CEO Tim Armstrong autonomy to integrate his company's ad-tech platform into the telecom's forthcoming Internet-based video service, says Verizon CFO Frank Shammo.
Warren Buffett buying shares of 21st Century Fox is classic Buffett: buying shares in a company with a good track record that has run into some problems.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says he's confident the courts or Congress will overturn the FCC's net neutrality rules.
Dish's Charlie Ergen owns a ton of spectrum, but is it enough to create a wireless network that can challenge Comcast, AT&T and Verizon?