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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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Byron Allen Tells Off Comcast over Petition to FCC

Byron Allen, the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Entertainment Studios has lashed out at Comcast Cable for opposing the Entertainment Studios/NAAAOM petition to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The petition, filed with the FCC on March 24, 2016 can be accessed at: Soon after the petition was filed, Comcast came out with harsh words […]

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Cox Opposes BMG Plea on Permanent Broad Injunction

Cox Communications has come out to object a request for broad permanent injunction by music publisher BMG. In their request, BMG wants Cox to spy on its customers but they argue that it goes against their privacy policy. They further argue that BMG is seeking an unprecedented permanent injunction that is not limited to the […]

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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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Time Warner Cable Settles Wages Row with Employees

Time Warner Cable (TWC) will pay out $1.25 million as a settlement for claims of minimum and overtime wages to a recognized group of employees. In a report published by Law360, the deal was struck following the filing of a stipulation at the California federal court. Call center representatives had sued TWC and related entities […]

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