As global markets reel from a brutal selloff and a subsequent rally, the cable and media industry has been battling a home-grown rout of its own.» Read More
Lawmakers expressed concern about combining the top two U.S. cable operators, Comcast and Time Warner Cable, at a congressional hearing.
Comcast's plan to merge with Time Warner Cable is expected to face criticism when U.S. lawmakers meet for a second time to discuss the deal.
Comcast is merging with Time Warner Cable and within a year the X1 cable service should be available to customers in L.A. as well as in New York.
The Ira Sohn Investment Conference gets underway, with a bevy of high-profile managers set to give their picks.
Sean "Diddy" Combs said Revolt TV, his new cable music network, will be as indispensable as ESPN or The Weather Channel.
AT&T has approached DirecTV about a possible acquisition of the satellite TV company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
U.S. stock index futures traded lower on Wednesday, with investors cautious ahead of the FOMC conference and the first estimate of Q1 growth.
The CEO of CNBC-parent Comcast says the proposed merger with Time Warner Cable would help ignite innovation and scale in the cable industry.
Ira Kay, the top CEO-compensation consultant, is on a mission to defend rising executive compensation, despite outrage from shareholders.
Transforms reputation as corporate raider into shareholder activist by launching proxy fights to hold feet of under-performing boards to the fire.
As CNBC embarks on its second quarter-century, it can look back on a world of business and finance transformed from when it started in 1989.
Comcast said it would shed 3.9 million video customers as part of its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, with Charter Communications buying 1.4 million.
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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Comcast is selling some of its cable systems to competitor Charter Communications and creating a new publicly traded cable provider that will serve about 2.5 million of its existing customers. Analyst Craig Moffett of MoffettNathanson, shares his thoughts on Comcast's attempts to acquire Time Warner Cable.
Comcast and Charter Communications will each swap 1.6 million of its own subscribers to each other. Comcast will maintain the most important assets it is acquiring from Time Warner Cable, which is the New York and Los Angeles market, explains Rich Greenfield, BTIG.
Netflix's streaming video subscription service will be integrated into TiVo set-top boxes for customers of three of the smaller U.S. cable operators.
Netflix has traded barbs with Comcast over the cable company's $40 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable.
The Treasury auctioned $29 billion in seven-year notes at a high yield of 2.317 percent. The bid-to-cover ratio was 2.60, vs a recent average of 2.55.
Amazon.com rallied after the e-commerce giant posted revenue that beat estimates, while earnings met expectations.