Tuesday, 06 December 2016

Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter in subscriber swap three-way

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Monday 28 April 14

U.S. cablecos broker multi-billion-dollar deal to smooth way for Comcast-TWC merger and boost Charter's competitive position.

Comcast has brokered a complex, multi-billion-dollar deal that will see it divest a total of 3.9 million subscribers following its planned acquisition of rival player Time Warner Cable, reducing the merged company's market share and boosting that of rival Charter Communications. The deal, which will comprise three separate transactions, is designed to alleviate any competition concerns regulators might have regarding the $45…

Comcast has brokered a complex, multi-billion-dollar deal that will see it divest a total of 3.9 million subscribers following its planned acquisition of rival player Time Warner Cable, reducing the merged company's market share and boosting that of rival Charter Communications. The deal, which will comprise three separate transactions, is designed to alleviate any competition concerns regulators might have regarding the $45…

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