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USTelecom drops out of anti-Charter mergers group Stop Mega Cable Coalition

USTelecom said that it is dropping out of the Stop Mega Cable Coalition, less than a month after formation of the group, which is intended to halt Charter Communication's takeovers of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.

Charter Business' pricing, packaging changes drive up revenues to $294M

Charter's business services division is reaping the benefits of realigning the unit to focus on the specific needs of small businesses and larger enterprise customers as revenues rose 12.3 percent year-over-year to $294 million.

Charter adds 11K subs in 2015, declares no rate increases for 2016

After growing its video subscriber base for the first time in over a decade, Charter Communications said it will be the only major operator not to raise customer pricing in 2016.

Fresh off AT&T conquest, Byron Allen targets Charter

African-American entertainment mogul Byron Allen and his Entertainment Studios have filed a $10 billion racial discrimination suit against Charter Communications and the FCC, alleging racial discrimination in the way the MSO conducts carriage deals and the way the federal agency regulates them.

Comcast and Charter will control 70% of 25 Mbps market with merger: report

If Charter Communications is successfully able to acquire Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, it will combine with Comcast to serve around 70 percent of the U.S. marketshare of broadband users with download speeds of 25 Mbps or higher-- not the 90 percent figure posited by merger opposition coalition Stop Mega Cable, according to figures compiled by  Ars Technica.

Dish, Public Knowledge reprise 'Stop Mega' merger roles, lead coalition to stop Charter-TWC merger

Dish Network and Public Knowledge have found themselves in a familiar place, with a familiar name, once again leading a group of labor unions and tech coalitions to oppose the merger of large cable companies.

Charter declares itself 'the most friendly' operator to OVDs; Netflix's Hastings agrees

Following complaints to the FCC by HBO that its mergers with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks would hurt over-the-top competition, Charter Communications used its company blog to declare itself "the most friendly operator to online video distributors."

New York state signs off on Charter's TWC purchase

Charter Communications has received approval from New York state regulators for its proposed $56.7 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable. The MSO agreed to provide access to 300 Mbps-speed broadband to all New York residents by 2019.

FCC pauses review process on Charter-Time Warner Cable deals

Charter Communications will have to wait a bit longer to complete its acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks as the FCC has paused its "shot clock" on a six-month review of these deals.

FCC delays Charter-Time Warner Cable merger review by two weeks

The FCC has paused its "shot clock" on its six-month review of Charter Communication's proposed purchases of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.