AT&T Touts Fewer TV Commercial Interruptions as Potential Benefit of Time Warner Merger

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AT&T envisions the possibility that the number of ads during TV shows could decrease when the company’s planned merger with Time Warner is completed, said AT&T Chief Financial Officer John Stephens at an investor conference today. AT&T addressable advertising capabilities will improve dramatically with Time...Learn More

CEO: AT&T Time Warner Plans Include Better Content Monetization, More Mobile Integration

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AT&T sees significant opportunities for monetizing the content assets it will own when its planned acquisition of Time Warner is completed, noted AT&T CEO, Chairman and President Randall Stephenson today in a question-and-answer session at an investor conference, where he discussed AT&T Time Warner plans....Learn More

European Commission Approves AT&T Acquisition of Time Warner

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March 15, 2017 — DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, has approved AT&T’s* pending acquisition of Time Warner. “We appreciate the skilled work of the European Commission’s team for their timely effort to analyze and clear the AT&T-Time Warner merger,”...Learn More

Report: Trump Job Promises Surface in AT&T Union Negotiations

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Employees of AT&T’s wireless business could strike against the company and have invoked President Trump’s campaign promises about protecting U.S. jobs in ongoing AT&T union negotiations, reports Bloomberg. The report quotes a spokesperson for the Communications Workers of America as saying “It seems someone should...Learn More

Hulu Streaming Channel Line-Up Takes Shape After $580 Million Time Warner Investment

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Time Warner announced a $580 million investment in Hulu that will also bring Turner networks to the upcoming Hulu streaming channel line-up. The investment secures a 10% stake in Hulu, valuing the OTT provider at $5.8 billion. Time Warner joins The Walt Disney Company, 21st...Learn More

Time Warner Launches Carrier Serviceability Portal

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New York – September 28, 2015 – Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) today announced a new online tool that will make it easier for carrier customers to discover TWCBC-connected locations. The Carrier Serviceability Portal enables service providers to search nearly 1 million on-net and...Learn More

Time Warner Cable Business Class Expands Its Global Calling Plan

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July 28, 2015 — NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) today announced more enhancements to its Business Class Phone (BCP) Global Calling Plan. The service has been enhanced to include more mobile destinations and expanded to include calls to Israel, Romania, and Thailand....Learn More

FCC Announces Merger Review Teams for Comcast-TW Cable and AT&T-DirecTV

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July 7, 2014 — Washington, D.C. – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced today the members of an inter-bureau steering committee and the working team leaders established to coordinate the agency’s review of  merger applications from Comcast-Time Warner Cable-Charter and AT&T-DirecTV. Jonathan Sallet, General...Learn More

Time Warner Cable Launches Wi-Fi Hotspot Portal

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May 27, 2014 — NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Time Warner Cable (TWC) has launched a new online customer portal – “My WiFi” – where TWC Internet customers can register all WiFi-enabled family devices so they automatically connect to TWC WiFi Hotspots when in range, eliminating the need...Learn More

Comcast-Netflix Debate Illustrates Implications of Comcast-TWC Merger

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Comcast is in the process of acquiring Time Warner Cable which if successful, will create a massive vertically integrated media company with dominant positions in cable TV distribution and broadband access. The merger will face significant regulatory scrutiny and Comcast is doing their best to...Learn More

Time Warner Cable Now Has All Eight Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Certifications

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NEW YORK (February 26, 2014) – Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) today announced it has received Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certifications from the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) for the company’s Wholesale E-Access (Access EPL/Access EVPL) services. TWCBC has now earned MEF CE 2.0 certifications...Learn More

Time Warner Cable To Give Austin Another High-Speed Broadband Network

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Time Warner Cable today said it soon will provide broadband service at speeds up to 300 Mbps downstream and 20 Mbps upstream in Austin, Texas, making it the fourth network operator in Austin with ultra-high-speed broadband plans. Customers that currently subscribe to the cableco’s “Ultimate”...Learn More

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