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ONE HAND CLAPPING (TIME WARNER CABLE’S) FOR CANCELLATION OF OVATION

December 19, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Two weeks after Time Warner Cable chief Glenn Britt warned that the company intends to drop little-watched channels, the cultural/arts network Ovation has become the first casualty of that strategy. The channel said on Tuesday that it had been notified that Time Warner Cable, the nation’s second-largest cable company, will not renew its carriage contract […]

TIME WARNER & TIME WARNER CABLE CHIEFS CLASH OVER BUNDLING

December 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The heads of Time Warner and Time Warner Cable are at odds over the practice of “bundling” cable TV networks — forcing carriers to accept low-rated (or no-rated) channels in order to receive popular ones. On Monday, Time Warner Cable chief Glenn Britt said that TWC plans to drop channels “that hardly anyone watches.” However, […]

TIME WARNER CABLE SAYS IT WON’T CARRY CHANNELS NOBODY WATCHES

December 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Time Warner Cable is warning media companies that force cable companies to buy a package of low-rated channels if they wish to carry one desirable one that it plans to drop the channels “that hardly anyone watches.” Speaking at an investors conference in New York, TWC chief Glenn Britt said, “We can’t keep carrying these […]

TWC: FEWER SUBSCRIBERS, GREATER PROFITS

January 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Time Warner Cable saw a 44-percent increase in its net income during the last quarter despite the fact that it lost 129,000 customers and its gross revenue rose only 4 percent. The rise in profits was attributed to cheaper-to-operate Internet and telephone services as well as existing subscribers to its video service opting for more […]

TIME WARNER OFFERING PREMIUM CABLE SERVICE

December 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Just weeks after unveiling a bare-bones cable-TV package costing $30-$50 per month aimed at “customers facing difficult choices during these tough economic times,” Time Warner Cable has launched a premium service aimed at those not facing such choices. Called SignatureHome, the $199-a-month service includes broadband speeds of up to 50mbps, cable TV, and telephone and […]