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Birch's Tomae: Charter, Comcast focus on mid-market, enterprise gives us more SMB opportunities

Birch Communications isn't afraid of large cable MSOs like Charter Communications and Comcast pursuing larger business accounts, because that focus will enable the provider to win more small to medium business (SMB) customers, Birch's new CEO says.

Frontier's installation follies make unhappy customers fair game for Charter, Bright House

Frontier's challenging integration process of the Verizon wireline assets it purchased in California, Florida and Texas has had a negative effect on new broadband subscribers-- and cable operators like Charter Communications are lining up to capture those customers.

Charter to focus overbuild strategy on telco competition

With a federal mandate to overbuild broadband subscribers by 2 million, Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) President and CEO Tom Rutledge said his company will not be providing other cable...

TWC, Cablevision employees brace for layoffs

With the latest wave of cable consolidation nearing its crest, Time Warner Cable and Cablevision employees are preparing for potential layoffs.

Charter pursuing Netflix, Hulu integration

Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said his company, which just completed its acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, is pursuing integration of OTT services like Netflix and Hulu.

Charter CEO: Now that we own TWC, we can use Verizon MVNO deal to offer nationwide wireless

Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said his company can now potentially offer a nationwide wireless service because its Time Warner Cable acquisition gives it access to the same Verizon MVNO agreement as Comcast.

Charter fined $640K for blocking third-party modems

Charter Communications will pay $640,000 and has agreed to a three-year compliance plan for preventing customers from using their modems for a period of several years.

Charter-TWC merger set to close after California PUC approval

The California Public Utilities Commission voted in favor of Charter Communications' takeover of Time Warner Cable today, clearing the final regulatory hurdle of a three-way merger deal also involving Bright House Networks.

Watchdog group seeks to delay Thursday Charter-TWC closing in California

A consumer watchdog group is trying to delay the removal of the final hurdle for Charter Communications' takeover of Time Warner Cable.

Top 9 cable, satellite and telco pay-TV operators in Q1: Ranking Comcast to TWC to Charter to Cablevision

Now that the first-quarter 2016 earnings season is done, it's time to reflect on what is likely the last quarter before Charter acquires Time Warner Cable and Altice NV acquires Cablevision. FierceCable has assembled a complete look at the first-quarter earnings season, ranking the top cable, satellite and telco pay-TV operators and offering a look at their performance in a number of key metrics, including subscriber growth and average revenues per user (ARPU).