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AMC Networks said it would buy Chellomedia, the international content unit of John Malone's Liberty Global, for about $1.04 billion.
*Liberty Global says deal helps to simplify its businesses. Oct 28- AMC Networks Inc said it would buy Chellomedia, the international content unit of John Malone's Liberty Global Plc, for about $1.04 billion, giving it greater control over the global distribution of its programs.
NEW YORK, Oct 10- Cable pioneer John Malone said on Thursday that cable companies should team up to create a rival to Netflix Inc that would deliver programming over the Internet on a national basis.
One Time Warner Cable investor, Chris Marangi, portfolio manager at Gabelli& Co, said he liked the $600 million deal even if it "does not move the needle." Time Warner Cable's chief operating officer of business services, Phil Meeks, said in a statement that the deal will help the company expand its fiber business in the Carolinas.
The "Bespoke 50," a concentrated growth portfolio of small-cap stocks, has jumped 65 percent over the past 18 months, more than double the S&P 500's gain.
Stocks closed modestly higher in thin volume on Friday despite a tepid jobs report. While the report was disappointing, it still showed job growth and may make the Federal Reserve a bit more hesitant about curtailing its bond purchases in September.
According to a report, Charter and Cox Communications may be in store for a major cable merger. And Chris Marangi, Gabelli Funds, provides insight on why he likes Comcast and thinks Time Warner will do well.
Consolidation chatter in the cable industry has stocks on the move. Charter shares were up more than 4 percent on a report there are "discussions" between Charter and Cox.
Time Warner Cable reported revenue below analysts' estimates as it added less than half the number of subscribers for high-speed data services that analysts had expected.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin caught up with Liberty Media's John Malone at the Allen & Co. conference, where he called for consolidation in the cable business. Will he strike a deal?
Liberty Media's John Malone might be the most popular billionaire roaming the Sun Valley Resort as deal making returns to the spotlight.
John C. Malone is weighing a deal for Time Warner Cable, using Charter Communications as the merger partner, people briefed on the matter said. The New York Times reports.
Charter Communications and its shareholder Liberty Media have been aggressively reviewing potential acquisition targets recently as they focus on how to consolidate the cable industry.
Americans are not fans of their cable TV service or their cell phone service. But they really hate their Internet service provider.
Markets are forcing change for cable operators, which may cause the unraveling of cable channel bundling, media titan John Malone told CNBC.
In an exclusive CNBC interview, David Faber talks to Liberty Media Chairman John Malone about his company's plans to expand its presence in cable.
In an exclusive CNBC interview, David Faber talks to Liberty Media Chairman John Malone about its deal to acquire additional shares of Charter Communications.
Liberty Media's John Malone has agreed to buy a 27.3 percent stake of Charter Communications. How to play the move, with Amy Yong, Macquarie Research and Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets.
Liberty Media bought a 27.3 percent stake in Charter Communications on Tuesday, taking advantage of a "rare" opportunity to buy a stake in the cable operator. "We're very happy" with the purchase, CEO Greg Maffei said.
Greg Maffei, Liberty Media CEO, reveals the details of his company's 27 percent acquisition of Charter Communications for $2.6 billion.