How can one of the biggest mergers in the cable market ever be a good thing for consumers? CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains.
The original version of this story misstated the content holdings of Time Warner Cable. The company owns locally oriented TV channels in several states and is no longer affiliated with former parent company Time Warner, which owns CNN, HBO, and Warner Bros.
So far, no big companies have opined on what they think of the massive cable merger -- but Sen. Al Franken wants to change that.
According to Sen. Patrick Leahy, the hearing will give the Senate Judiciary Committee a chance to discuss Net neutrality, among other issues.
Network programming is expected to resume on the cable giant's systems in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas by 3 p.m. PT Monday.
Current Time Warner Cable customers can get 300 streaming-TV channels on recent Roku models at no extra charge.
A new app allows a Roku to function as a full-on cable box for Time Warner Cable subscribers.
The TWC TV app brings live channels and videos on demand to the Amazon tablet, leaving Apple TV users waiting again.
Incoming CEO Rob Marcus says Time Warner Cable will unveil this week an additional platform for its TWC TV app and hints that Netflix could come to its set-top boxes.
Sen. Al Franken, publicly opposing Comcast's proposed $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, says the cable giant can't claim it competes with TWC to secure one deal and then say it doesn't compete with TWC to win another.