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Posts tagged “Time Warner Cable”

11:25 a.m. Wednesday

Yahoo board battle; Comcast earnings; Nintendo sinks; TWC deal conditions

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Yahoo adds four board members in investor battle; Comcast beats Street; Nintendo losses grow; TWC's merger OK'd with conditions.

March 31

Premium Lock Bad experiences costly to companies

Temkin More than 20 percent of consumers who have interacted with TV service providers and Internet service providers report having a bad experience during the previous six months, according to new research from the Temkin Group.

December 31, 2015

Premium Lock $5 trillion: A record-breaking year in deals and several impact NC

​Companies around the world spent a record $5.04 trillion on acquisitions in 2015, according to Dealogic, as slow worldwide economic growth and low interest rates pushed companies to combine forces. And several of them involve companies with major operations in North Carolina.

Tracking major deals Tracking major deals

Updated October 6, 2015

Premium Lock Two dozen employers featured at Come Tech Out Job Fair

Two dozen employers coming to job fair The North Carolina Technology Association (NCTA), along with community partners, Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) and Work in the Triangle, will host the next COME TECH OUT the Triangle Job Fair on October 8, 2015 from 8:30 am - 1:00pm at NC State's McKimmon Conference & Training Center in Raleigh. Two dozen employers have thousands of positions open. The Job Fair is free to attend for job seekers.

September 22, 2015

Premium Lock Verizon, TWC phone, Internet outage affects 8 NC counties

Verizon   Phone and Internet service began returning Monday night to some customers of Verizon and Time Warner after an outage that lasted over six hours.

Updated July 21, 2015

Premium Lock AT&T kicks off ultra-fast Internet, U-verse in Durham, Greensboro

AT&T GigaPower     AT&T executives along with business leaders from Durham will be on hand today for the formal launch of ultra-fast Internet service in the Bull City and Durham County as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network. AT&T is also offering its U-verse entertainment network.

Updated July 20, 2015

Premium Lock AT&T formally launches ultra-fast Internet service in Durham

AT&T GigaPower     AT&T executives along with business leaders from Durham will be on hand today for the formal launch of ultra-fast Internet service in the Bull City and Durham County as part of the North Carolina Next Generation Network.

July 9, 2015

Premium Lock New innovation fund; NC bill could hurt recycling; Time Warner sued; Syska Hennessy coming to Raleigh

Bulldog In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Mayors, Walmart Foundation launch second manufacturing innovation fund. new NC bill could endanger TV/computer recyling efforts; videos help heart patients recover; Syska Hennessy Group opening new Raleigh office, Time Warner sued over robocalls.

June 25, 2015

Premium Lock To sway regulators in bid for Time Warner Cable, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet

Cable  Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.

Updated June 16, 2015

Premium Lock Report: Wi-Fi networks to carry up to 60% of mobile data

wifi Why are companies such as Raleigh-based Republic Wireless offering mobile calling and data plans that utilize Wi-Fi and giants such as AT&T and Time Warner Cable expanding their Wi-Fi networks? Because mobile data is heading that way big time. A new report spells out the trend - and the risks for providers.

June 5, 2015

Premium Lock The Internet-TV industry: Reviewing the wave of consolidations

Cable and Satellite TV Hookups ​Cable and satellite TV providers are joining together to get more heft as the Internet shakes up the television industry. By combining forces, cable companies can bulk up on subscribers, giving them greater power to negotiate with entertainment conglomerates that supply content. They also can gain access to new technologies.

June 4, 2015

Premium Lock Time Warner Cable expands WiFi access across Triangle

wifi The Triangle is one of three new markets where Time Warner Cable has begun deploying its outdoor WiFi network to enable customers to access the Internet. More than 3,000 "hit spots" are now available in and around Raleigh, TWC says.

Updated May 26, 2015

Premium Lock Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33B

Time Warner Cable Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) is buying Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) in a cash and stock deal worth $55.33 billion, the two firms announced Tuesday. The merger creates one of the largest broadband and pay TV companies in the United States.

May 21, 2015

Premium Lock HP sells China server unit; Peak 10 grows in Triangle; Time Warner Cable back in play?; Spotify expands; PayPal's $25M fine

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: HP is selling its server business in China; Peak 10 expands in the Triangle; will Altice buy Time Warner Cable?; Spotify adds more services; and PayPal pays $25 million settlement.

Updated April 27, 2015

Premium Lock AT&T, video streamers among big winners in Comcast-TWC deal collapse

Comcast Time Warner Cable The breakdown of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal is being seen as a blow to Comcast and the cable industry in general. Conversely, it's being hailed as a victory for consumer advocates and the competitors of the two companies.

Updated April 24, 2015

Premium Lock IBM tops cloud survey; Dropbox collaborative notes; Comcast-TWC deal dead; 'taxibots' to replace cars?; Cablevision's cheaper offer

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology news: IBM tops Microsoft and Amazon in a survey of businesses seeking cloud services; Dropbox eyes a new collaborative notes service; Comcast-TWC deal is dead; "taxibots" to replace cars?; and Cablevision unveils a new plan to attract cable cutters.

April 23, 2015

Premium Lock Facebook call app; AT&T expects merger OK; FCC killing Comcast-TWC deal?; Facebook earnings; eBay thinks small

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Want to make a call on Facebook? There's an app for that; AT&T sees DirecTV merger advancing; is the FCC killing the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal?; Facebook strong in mobile ads; eBay thinks small as PayPal split nears.

Updated March 18, 2015

Premium Lock AT&T slashes ultra-fast Internet prices, expands services in Triangle

Fiber optic network                     AT&T is expanding the markets in the Triangle where it is offering ultra-fast Internet service and at the same time is slashing prices to as low as $70 per month from the previous $120. Current AT&T customers also may see automatic increases in speed by March 31. Plus, AT&T is boosting Wi-Fi speeds.

Updated March 5, 2015

Premium Lock Time Warner Cable upgrades Internet speeds in response to fiber services

TWC's Triangle headquarters Time Warner Cable is reacting to ultra-fast Internet offerings from rivals AT&T and Frontier Communications as well as forthcoming service from Google Fiber by upgrading its entertainment network to all digital. TWC is tripling Internet speeds, but those fall well short of gigabit service through fiber.

November 21, 2014

Premium Lock FCC: 'Big dogs' will sue any new net neutrality rules

FCC Not only is the FCC pushing back any new "net neutrality" guidelines but the chair warns that "big dogs are going to sue regardless of what comes out." That's hardly good news for backers of the N.C. Next Generation Network, which is to be built by AT&T. Fiber projects are already on hold at the telecom giant, and now the net neutrality debate is extending into sometime next year. What's this mean for NCNGN? Does this open the door for Google Fiber?

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