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Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC)

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  • Jul. 25, 2013, 6:03 PM
    Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) declares $0.65/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 2.22%. For shareholders of record Aug. 30. Payable Sept. 16. Ex-div Aug. 28. (PR)
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  • Jul. 25, 2013, 3:22 PM
    Time Warner Cable (TWC -0.1%) says CEO Glenn Britt will step down at the end of the year to be replaced by current COO Rob Marcus. The transition has been well-telegraphed by the company and isn't expected to create any broad ripples.
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  • Jul. 25, 2013, 1:39 PM
    An interesting development in the squabble between CBS (CBS -0.4%) and Time Warner Cable (TWC -0.1%) over carriage fees is highlighted dramatically by BTIG in a video which details how New York TWC subscribers could sign up for Aereo and be streaming CBS content within two minutes. The Aereo option comes on top of the ability of consumers to watch some CBS shows online and with mobile apps. What to watch: Though last-minute wrangling between broadcasters and cable/satellite players is nothing new, the TWC-CBS battle appears to be a real test of wills between old media and new media. If Time Warner Cable doesn't blink, CBS risks losing prime channel real estate in key markets.
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  • Jul. 25, 2013, 6:57 AM
    CBS (CBS) and Time Warner Cable (TWC) extend a contract deadline again in their bitter negotiations over carriage fees. Though the cable provider says CBS is demanding fees far above current market rates, with NFL football around the corner, it's seen as likely to avoid pushing the confrontation to a blackout for programming in key markets such as New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas. The new agreement pushes the deadline for talks to be completed until next Monday.
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  • Jul. 24, 2013, 4:59 PM
    Hulu's owners (DIS, CMCSA, FOXA) have called off talks to sell a 25% stake to Time Warner Cable (TWC) after failing to agree on price, Reuters reports. The news service adds talks could resume, but none are currently planned. The report comes less than 2 weeks after Hulu's owners announced they aren't selling the company, and will provide it with a $750M cash infusion to buy more content (much of it coming from the owners themselves).
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  • Jul. 23, 2013, 2:32 PM
    CBS has extended a deadline to reach a deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC) over the companies' retransmission fee dispute to Thursday. "We have offered Time Warner Cable a short-term extension as we continue to negotiate, but to date they have refused," says CBS CEO Les Moonves in a memo. If history is any guide, a resolution will be reached in which CBS will receive higher fees, and consumers will end up footing the bill. That is, provided a consumer doesn't choose to cut the cord in response. CBS says it's on track to obtain $1B/year in retransmission fees by 2017.
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  • Jul. 19, 2013, 3:48 AM
    Another cat fight between a cable company and broadcaster has broken out over programming fees, this time between Time Warner Cable (TWC) and CBS (CBS). Viewers in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas could lose access to shows such as "Under the Dome" and "The Big Bang Theory" next week, as well as the Showtime network, if the sides don't reach an agreement. As in previous cases, the brinkmanship will probably go to the wire and even beyond, but a deal is sure to be reached soon enough.
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  • Jul. 19, 2013, 3:37 AM
    Charter Communications (CHTR) is reportedly working with Goldman Sachs to acquire Time Warner Cable (TWC) in a move that's part of an attempt by John Malone, whose Liberty Media (LMCA) owns 27% in Charter, to rebuild his U.S. cable empire. Buying TWC, which rebuffed Malone's maneuvering earlier this year, would be a stretch for Charter, due to its high debt and its market cap of$12.6B vs TWC's $33.14B. Notwithstanding, TWC shares jumped 8% in AH trading.
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  • Jul. 15, 2013, 2:06 AM
    Time Warner Cable (TWC) was still in talks to acquire a holding in Hulu even after an auction for the video-streaming service was abandoned, Bloomberg reported over the weekend, and an agreement could be reached within two weeks. The speculation appears to contradict a statement on Friday from Hulu's owners - Fox (FOXA), Disney (DIS) and Comcast (CMCSA) - that they "will maintain their respective ownership positions" in the video-streaming service. In the auction, TWC had bid for a 25% stake.
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  • Jul. 12, 2013, 1:26 PM
    Hulu's old media owners (DIS, CMCSA, FOXA) have decided not to sell the company, or even a stake in it, and will instead provide a $750M cash infusion while maintaining their current equity positions. Reported demands for a slew of streaming/licensing restrictions likely helped scuttle buyout/investment talks with the likes of DirecTV (DTV), Time Warner Cable (TWC), and AT&T/Chermin (T), much as they helped scuttle 2011 talks. Netflix (NFLX +4.4%) is probably pleased. (previous)
  • Jul. 9, 2013, 1:32 PM
    Time Warner Cable (TWC +2.7%) works out an agreement with Universal Sports Network to expand the sports programming available for TWC Sports Pass subscribers. Some of the well-known events carried by the network include the Kona Ironman, Boston Marathon, and World Figure Skating Championships.
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  • Jul. 9, 2013, 3:31 AM
    Hulu has reportedly received acquisition offers from DirecTV (DTV) and a consortium comprising Guggenheim Digital Media and private-equity firm KKR (KKR), as well as from a group made up of AT&T (T) and Chernin. Time Warner Cable (TWC) offered to acquire a stake and become an investor alongside Hulu's owners, 21st Century Fox (FOXA), Disney (DIS) and Comcast (CMCSA). There's no word on bid amounts, although DirecTV has offered over $1B in the past.
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Company Description
Time Warner Cable Inc provides video, high-speed data and voice services. The Company also offers security and home management services, networking and transport services and enterprise-class, cloud-enabled hosting, managed applications and services.
Sector: Services
Industry: CATV Systems
Country: United States