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2014-02-13 23:00:30

Comcast announced Thursday it has reached a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable via a $45.2 billion stock buy. If the move is approved by federal regulators, it will make Comcast the nation’s largest cable and broadband provider with more than 30 million customers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Comcast announced Thursday it has reached a deal to acquire Time Warner Cable via a $45.2 billion stock buy. If the move is approved by federal regulators, it will make Comcast the...

2014-02-13 16:30:17

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Comcast has proposed a deal to buy Time Warner Cable, a mega-merger that would combine the two largest cable providers in the United States. Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, announced its opposition to the merger, citing the impact that the combination could have on prices and service. Delara Derakhshani, policy counsel for Consumers Union, said, "Under this proposed deal, two huge companies...

2014-02-13 16:30:05

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog is calling on the U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission to block Comcast's deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion because it is anticompetitive and not in the public interest. "Combining the two largest cable television providers into one company would create an unjustifiable monopoly that would have unfair power over consumers who would inevitably see prices rise and...

2014-02-13 12:25:47

CINCINNATI, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today addressed the potential impact on its retransmission revenue if a merger of cable providers Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable were to be consummated. "A Comcast-Time Warner deal would have no impact on our retransmission revenue over the next two years," said Rich Boehne, Scripps chairman, president and CEO. "We'll have to assess the longer-term impact when the details are more clear, including the...

2014-02-12 08:25:25

Global Access, Team Collaboration and Urgent Timelines Drive Cloud Adoption CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When The Weather Company (Weather) needed a robust and secure cloud-based platform that could handle video content as ever-changing as the weather, they looked to Sony Media Cloud Services for a solution. Weather's teams, which are located across the globe producing webisodes, long-form content and field reports, are challenged with shortened time frames and...

2014-02-10 12:24:53

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Road Films and Universal Studios Home Entertainment (USHE) have renewed their agreement in which Universal handles all marketing, sales and distribution services for Blu-ray, DVD, Electronic Sell-Through and VOD platforms of Open Road Films' theatrical titles through 2017. The announcement was made today jointly by Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films, and Craig Kornblau, President of USHE. Among many other Open Road Films...

2014-02-06 23:22:53

(“PNTV”) is providing this Shareholder update with regard to the complaint PNTV filed against Comcast Corporation and its affiliates (“Comcast”) in the District Court of Clark County, Nevada for $150,000,000 Million alleging Comcast entered into a contract with PNTV and failed to fulfill their responsibilities. Las Vegas, NV, February 6th 2014 (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Players Network, Inc. (OTC-QB Bulletin Board: PNTV), in response to numerous inquiries Players Network, Inc....

2014-02-06 12:29:48

Grants to Support Programs Focused on Community Service, Digital Literacy and Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders EXTON, Pa., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty nonprofit organizations in Comcast's Keystone Region have been awarded a total of $591,000 in grants from the Comcast Foundation to support programs focused on community service, digital literacy and empowering tomorrow's leaders. Comcast's Keystone Region includes portions of northeastern, central and western Pennsylvania, the Maryland...

2014-02-05 23:30:09

RCN’s Digital TV video subscribers will have access to NBCUniversal’s unprecedented 1,500+ hours of Winter Olympic programming, including every Olympic competition, live and on-demand and across multiple platforms. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 RCN, in agreement with NBCUniversal, today announced a multiplatform content offering for NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia, to commence on Thursday, February 6, and run through Sunday,...

2014-02-04 23:20:55

Video Customers Gain Access to Live Coverage of Every Event on Multiple Platforms Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Cablevision, in agreement with NBCUniversal, today announced a multiplatform content offering for Optimum TV customers. NBCUniversal’s coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi, Russia will commence on Thursday, Feb. 6, and run through Sunday, Feb. 23. Optimum TV customers will have access to NBCUniversal’s unprecedented 1,500+ hours of Winter Olympic...