Cablevision, TWC employees await their fate as potential layoffs loom

As Altice and Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) complete their mega-billion dollar acquisitions of Cablevision and Time Warner Cable, employees of these cable MSOs are bracing for potential layoffs as these companies look to trim off redundant positions.

A number of the top brass at Time Warner Cable and Cablevision have announced their departures.

Joan Gillman, Time Warner Cable's executive vice president of media services, told employees in an email that she and other colleagues would be leaving TWC after the merger. Tom Montemagno, Cablevision's executive vice president of programming, reportedly sent a similar notice that he would also exit the company. FierceCable has this report.

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to FierceTelecom!

The Telecom industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Our subscribers rely on FierceTelecom as their must-read source for the latest news, analysis and data on the intersection of telecom and media. Sign up today to get telecom news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

Suggested Articles

Thanks to the European and Asia-Pacific regions, global data center switch revenue bounced back in Q3 after two consecutive quarters of declines.

Lumen has teamed up with Itential to boost automation across multi-domain networks for service providers, enterprises and cloud providers.

The Open Networking Foundation's Aether platform, which includes 5G, edge and cloud, has taken flight with a $30 million contract funded by DARPA.