Charter Communications' deal to merge with Time Warner Cable comes after Comcast's bid crumbled under regulatory scrutiny. But Charter and TWC say that won't happen twice.
The bulking up of a second giant would shake up the cable industry, which is struggling to keep pay-TV subscribers as all-digital rivals emerge.
Charter is courting Time Warner Cable again, this time offering $55 billion in cash and stock, according to the Wall Street Journal.
If the deal is approved, Charter Communications will become the No. 2 cable company in the US, at a time when more people are cutting the cord in favor of services like Netflix and Amazon Prime.
The nation's fourth largest cable operator publishes a letter sent to Time Warner Cable, the second largest US cable operator, asking the company's execs to meet them at the bargaining table.
It's the kind of game that only a chartered accountant could build — an RPG created entirely using Microsoft Excel.
Later this year, TiVo's Premiere set-top box and interface will be deployed by Charter Communications, the fourth-largest cable provider in the U.S.
The small wireless company launches lawsuits against cable giants, alleging patent infringement over the sale of cable modems.
The proposed merger of the chip companies would address Globalfoundries' weaknesses in service and in its ability to produce in bulk.
At the very least, the RIAA wants ISPs to send strongly worded warning notices to customers accused of file sharing. Charter Communications has years of experience.