Cablevision Systems' CEO Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

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Cablevision Systems Corporation (CVC)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 7, 2012 10:00 a.m. ET


Bret Richter – SVP Financial Strategy & Development

Jim Dolan – President & CEO

Gregg Seibert – EVP & CFO

Wilt Hildenbrand – Senior Adviser, Engineering & Technology


Jessica Reif Cohen – Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Brian Russo – Deutsche Bank

Ben Swinburne – Morgan Stanley

Craig Moffett – Bernstein

Philip Cusick – JP Morgan

Jason Bazinet – Citi

Mike McCormack – Nomura Securities

James Ratcliffe – Barclays

Marci Ryvicker – Wells Fargo

John Hodulik – UBS

Bryan Kraft – Evercore Partners



Good morning. My name is Christie and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Cablevision Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. All lines have been placed on mute to prevent any background noise. After the speakers’ remarks, there will be a question-and-answer session. (Operator Instructions)

I would now like to turn the call over to Bret Richter, Senior Vice President-Financial Strategy & Development. Please go ahead, sir.

Bret Richter, SVP Financial Strategy & Development, Cablevision Systems Corp.

Thank you. Good morning and welcome to Cablevision’s second quarter 2012 earnings conference call. Joining me this morning are Jim Dolan, President and CEO of Cablevision, and Gregg Seibert, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Following a discussion of the company’s second quarter 2012 results, we will open the call for questions. If you don’t have a copy of today’s earnings release, it is available on our website at

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