Spectrum Internet Assist Low Income Broadband

High-speed Internet at an affordable price Charter’s Spectrum Internet Assist is among the fastest of the low income Internet assistance programs available. Spectrum Internet Assist boasts 30 Mbps broadband Internet speeds with no monthly data caps and free modem rental. However, at $14.99 per month, the price is also slightly higher than competing cable Internet […]
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FCC Approves Charter’s Acquisition of TWC and Brighthouse

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has finally approved the acquisition of Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Bright House Networks by Charter Communications. This approval has been hanging on the balance for over a year. In that period, it attracted opposition including from Republican commissioners. But, FCC lastly made a decision on the matter communicated on […]
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Reports on Charter-TWC Deal Success Challenged

Entertainment Studios (ES) and The National Association of African American-Owned Media (NAAAOM) have come out to challenge media reports to the effect that the Charter Communications/Time Warner Cable merger process has been concluded. Both parties issued a joint press statement to rubbish the reports they termed as baseless and lacking facts. Actually, ES and NAAAOM have […]
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Charter Signs MoU with Multicultural Leadership Organizations

Charter Communications has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with leaders of leading national civic organizations serving communities of color. The MoU will take effect upon the closing of Charter’s pending merger with Time Warner Cable and acquisition of Bright House Networks. New Charter is committed to continuing the diversity and inclusion practices developed by […]
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FCC, Charter Sued for Racial Discrimination

Things could worsen for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Charter Communications after being sued for $10 billion in federal court by Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios and the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM). They are accused of “racial discrimination in contracting for television channel carriage.” In a press statement reacting to the matter, […]
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Charter Cable Low Cost Broadband Service Outlined

Charter Communications has provided details for its new low cost broadband service that the company will begin offering to low-income customers within six months. This will be after close of its pending merger with Time Warner Cable and acquisition of Bright House Networks. It will definitely come as great news to their customers in 2016. […]
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New York PSC Approves Charter TWC Merger

It is now emerging that Charter Communications’ proposed merger deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC) has received approval from New York state regulators but with strict conditions to be met. The main condition is that Charter will provide 300 Mbps speeds to all customers by 2019 and continuation of a cheap entry-level Internet service. According […]
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Charter Defends Merger with Time Warner Cable

Charter Communications has come out to clear the air over their proposed merger with Time Warner Cable (TWGood Luck… C) and Bright House Networks (BHN). Their expected defense comes just a few days after Dish Network through CEO Charlie Ergen appealed to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) not to approve the merger. When Ergen met […]
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Missouri AG Files Suit against Charter Communications

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has filed a lawsuit in federal court against Charter Communications for violating federal and state telemarketing and No-Call laws. This is not the first case of its kind to be received by the office. Unwanted telemarketing calls and harassing treatment by telemarketers annually rank highest on the list of complaints […]
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Broadcasters Want Charter-TWC Merger Deal Review Stopped

It appears that the merger deal between Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications will not stop attracting controversy. The latest one is from broadcasters who want the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to stop the review process its undertaking for the deal. The deal that was mooted early last year has been dragging since then with […]
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