Drones put on stunning 'Wonder Woman' display

Following the remarkable success of “Wonder Woman” at the box office this summer, Warner Bros. has spared no expense, putting 300 drones in the night sky to celebrate the home release of the movie.

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AT&T, Time Warner Defend Merger to Lawmakers

AT&T and Time Warner executives this week appeared before a subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee to respond to lawmakers’ concerns about their $84 billion merger. Their testimony came at a time of high public skepticism of institutional power. Rival content and mobile providers applied further pressure with questions about the impact the deal would have on competition and pricing. AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner would serve to disrupt existing models of traditional cable provider dominance, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said.

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Can Charter Turn a Frog Into a Prince?

Charter intends to revive the damaged Time Warner Cable image and brand in the minds of the customer and investor, which is both a challenge and an opportunity. Charter and Comcast are two of the companies American consumers hate the most. However, the pay-TV industry has begun a complete transformation. In the coming new world, both Charter and Comcast may have a second chance, if they can get past all the damage they caused to their own brand. For decades, the cable television industry has hurt itself by failing to care for the customer.

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AT&T, Time Warner Brace for Regulatory Firestorm

AT&T and Time Warner on Saturday announced they had reached a merger deal, setting off alarm bells across the industry. AT&T has agreed to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion. At least a year’s worth of regulatory scrutiny, public hearings and political maneuvering is expected. The deal, which followed days of speculation and tightly held negotiations, essentially would create the industry’s first vertically integrated mobile provider of premium cable. AT&T is already the largest pay-TV provider and one of the biggest telecoms in the world.

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Here's What AT&T's Acquisition of Time Warner Means for Consumers

Now that AT&T has reached a deal to acquire Time Warner, consumers could soon be getting both their cell phone service and the next installment of “Game of Thrones” from the same gigantic company…

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Time Warner Bets Heavily on Hulu

Time Warner on Wednesday announced it has entered an agreement to buy a 10 percent stake in online-streaming service Hulu, in a bid to leverage its lineup of television and film content on multiple viewing platforms. With the new investment, Time Warner will join a joint venture that includes some of the nation’s largest media companies, including The Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox and Comcast. Time Warner will provide Hulu’s new live streaming service, set to launch in early 2017, with live and on-demand content.

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Report: Apple considered buying Time Warner late last year

Apple was on the cusp of entering a bid for Time Warner, according to reports. The deal would’ve given the iPhone maker an impressive array of content including original programming from HBO, CNN, and other pay-TV properties.

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Time Warner name will vanish; Charter closes acquisition

Charter Communications is closing on its $67 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. The deals make Charter the second-largest home Internet provider and third-largest video provider in the U.S.

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Charter-TWC Merger Clears Final Regulatory Hurdle

Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable last week announced that California regulators approved their planned merger following a series of hearings in which the companies agreed to open access to underserved communities. The California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously to approve the merger, which requires the combined company to provide low-cost broadband access, additional diversity efforts and other consumer protections. “We are pleased to have now obtained all approvals,” Charter CEO Tom Rutledge said.

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Time Warner Possibilities Put Glint in Apple's Eye

Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes this week hinted at a meeting with investors that he might consider a sale of the company, according to a news report. Apple, which reportedly is interested in purchasing Time Warner or its media assets, is keeping a close eye on the discussions. Buying Time Warner’s assets would give the flailing Apple TV streaming service much-needed programming: CNN, Turner Sports, shows such as “Sesame Street” and “Game of Thrones,” as well as movies and TV shows from Warner Bros.

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Apple allegedly keeping 'close eye' on possible sale of Time Warner, with streaming TV in mind

Article Image Apple is paying close attention to the possibility of Time Warner — or parts of it — going up for sale, potentially with the intent of buying assets to help launch a streaming TV service, according to rumors.

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Time Warner Cable to trial TV packages for Internet-only subscribers

Article Image Time Warner Cable is preparing to trial a service that will eventually allow access to its TV packages while only having Internet with the company, the company revealed on Tuesday.

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Charter, TWC Approval May Not Be Enough to Revitalize Cable

Will the Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable merger be approved? Comcast and Time Warner Cable decided to merge last year, but that deal eventually was blocked by regulators. After it fell apart last month, we all wondered what big deal might be next. Now we know. So will the Charter, TWC deal be approved? It’s way too early in the process to know for sure one way or the other. However, based on what we know so far, I believe this deal is very likely to meet regulators’ approval. In fact it could happen pretty quickly.

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Is Charter Communications' bid for Time Warner Cable a bad deal for consumers?

With all the news about Charter Communications buying Time Warner Cable—as well as the smaller Bright House Networks—a lot of the focus has been on whether the acquisition makes business sense.

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Charter confirms Time Warner Cable takeover in deal worth $55.33 billion

Charter Communications on Tuesday confirmed plans to buy fellow cable operator Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, as well as smaller cable outfit Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion.

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Charter said to be nearing $55B deal to buy Time Warner Cable

Charter Communications is on the verge of buying out rival Time Warner Cable in a cash-and-stock deal worth approximately $55.1 billion, a report said on Monday.

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Warner Music sees streaming revenue surpass downloads for first time

In what could be a harbinger of shifting music industry trends, Warner Music Group CEO Stephen Cooper said on Monday that revenue from licensing tracks to streaming services like Spotify outpaced income from digital download sales.

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Is Comcast, TWC Dead or Just Sleeping?

Now that the Comcast, Time Warner Cable merger deal has failed, what’s next? I think it’s likely that if Time Warner Cable is still around, the deal might be tried once again in a few years after the industry has transformed itself. Comcast obviously is still interested in expanding with Time Warner Cable and will try this merger dance again in a few years. This has worked before. Where, you ask? Think about AT&T over the last 10 to 15 years as one example. AT&T was the largest telephone company in the world during the last century.

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Time Warner CEO 'pretty confident' Apple subscription TV service in development

Speaking during a Wednesday financial results call, Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes said he is “pretty confident” Apple will be launching a subscription streaming TV service in the near future, callling the company “very forward-thinking about television.”

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Comcast, Time Warner Cable Deal Undone

Comcast has decided to abandon its plan to merge with Time Warner Cable, according to multiple press reports. The company is expected to make a formal announcement on Friday. About a week after reports emerged indicating the U.S. Department of Justice was leaning against Comcast’s $45.2 billion dollar bid to absorb TWC, unnamed sources told several news outlets that the Federal Communications Commission was leaning in the same direction and could starve the deal with years of appeals.

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