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Altice no longer signing up new Freewheel customers

A month after closing its $17.7 billion purchase of Cablevision, Altice USA has announced that the MSO's Freewheel Wi-Fi calling service will not be singing up any new customers.

Altice licenses NBCU Olympics live stream for U.S. cable systems

Altice USA has licensed the full sum of NBCUniversal's 6,755 hours of Summer Olympics coverage for its newly acquired Cablevision and Suddenlink Communications customers.

Report: Altice mulls sale of SFR Belgium

Altice is reportedly studying a sale of its Belgian unit as part of a streamlining process that would enable the group to focus on its bigger operations in France and the U.S.

Dolan family buys back Newsday from Altice

The Dolan family is buying a majority stake in publishing company Newsday back from Altice USA.

Charter hires former Cablevision exec David Ellen

Charter Communications has named former Cablevision executive David G. Ellen to the wide-ranging role of senior executive VP.

Altice creating 'culture of fear' at Suddenlink, former staffer tells WSJ

While Altice NV hasn't conducted wide-scale job cuts at its two recent U.S. cable acquisitions, a Wall Street Journal report describes a workplace dynamic that seems to be having a similar staff-reducing effect.

Cablevision to shutter Freewheel as Comcast, others prepare to jump into mobile

Cablevision is shutting down its Freewheel in a move that underscores the difficulties cable companies face as they try to elbow their way into the wireless market.

Altice's Drahi hints at original programming plans, will bring i24 News to U.S. market

Fresh off the closure of his blockbuster $17.7 billion acquisition of Cablevision, Altice's Patrick Drahi said he will bring the company's Israeli news channel, i24 News, to the U.S. market within the next year.

Altice CEO: Drahi's comments about firing people were 'misinterpreted'

Before officially closing its acquisition of Cablevision, Altice was under some fire regarding comments that founder and controlling shareholder Patrick Drahi made about job cuts and not liking to pay big salaries. When questioned about the comments by CNBC's David Faber, Altice USA CEO Dexter Goei said Drahi's comments have been a "little misinterpreted."

Altice appoints Michel Combes as CEO

Michel Combes was appointed CEO of Netherlands-based Altice following a management reshuffle ahead of the launch of the company's new business in the U.S.