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  • Report: Charter Looking To Buy Cox Communications While it was rumored that Charter said “no thank you” to Verizon’s estimated $100 billion merger offer earlier this year because it just wasn’t enough money, new reports suggest the rejection was actually because Charter wanted to go on its own shopping spree, snatching up Cox Communications.  The New York Post, citing sources familiar with the ...
  • Apple is working on its own self-driving car technology MarketWatch - 06/13/2017 10:02:00AM Apple is building its own self-driving car technology, chief executive Tim Cook told Bloomberg in a recent interview.  Cook says Apple is focusing on making an autonomous car system. Cook told Bloomberg that the company is working on "autonomous systems," meaning the technology underlying a self-driving car, rather than beginning by building ...
  • Charter reportedly spurned $100B-plus offer from Verizon by Dade Hayes | Jun 1, 2017 10:26am Facing a slowdown in mobile phone sales and looking to keep pace with rival AT&T, Verizon reportedly made an offer for Charter Communications worth more than $100 million, but the bid was rejected, according to an account in the New York Post. The paper, citing multiple unnamed sources, said Charter turned it ...
  • Cable adds over 1M HSI subscribers in Q1, now controls 63% of the U.S. market by Daniel Frankel | May 19, 2017 11:23am by Daniel Frankel | May 19, 2017 11:23am Spearheaded by the explosive growth of Comcast and Charter Communications, cable operators collectively added over 1.003 million high-speed internet (HSI) subscribers in the first quarter, further seizing market share from the telco sector, according to Leichtman Research Group. Beset by Frontier Communications’ heavy Fios losses (107,000 users), ...
  • Wave close to $2B purchase by same private equity group that bought RCN and Grande by Daniel Frankel | May 19, 2017 11:47am After buying up RCN Telecom Services and Grande Communications last year, private equity firm TPG Capital is reportedly close to a $2 billion deal for WaveDivision Holdings LLC, parent of Kirkland, Washington-based cable operator Wave Broadband. Reuters reported the deal citing unnamed sources. Neither TPG or Wave are commenting at this point. Last month, ...