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Comcast's Roberts comes out in support of merger 'general' Cohen

Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts responded to speculation that his company's top attorney, David L. Cohen, might end up as the fall guy for a failed merger attempt with Time Warner Cable.

Sizing up pay-TV earnings for the first quarter of 2015

How did pay-TV distributors including cable MSOs, IPTV operators and satellite providers, as well as relevant programmers and technology companies perform in 2015's first quarter? In this earnings summary, we list results for the biggest cable industry players.

Report: TWC open to merger talks with Charter

Time Warner Cable is open to discussing a possible merger with Charter Communications, according to a Reuters report citing unnamed sources.

ESPN sues Verizon over 'Custom HD' bundle

ESPN is suing Verizon over the pay-TV company's new network bundling product, "Custom HD." In a suit filed Monday in New York Supreme Court, the Disney-owned channel says it's seeking to stop Verizon from "unfairly depriving" it of "the benefits of its bargain."

Analyst: Comcast was lucky the feds rejected TWC deal

Comcast was lucky to get out of an antiquated deal that was proposed before landmark events such as the launches of Sling TV and HBO Now fundamentally changed the pay-TV game.

Comcast's DC 'general,' Cohen, could take fall for failed merger attempt

The regulatory rejection of Comcast's $45.2 billion plan to merge with Time Warner Cable represents a huge, stunning defeat for the conglomerates' legion of lobbyists and corporate lawyers.

EE on track to reach 14M 4G subscribers by year end

EE said it is "firmly on track" to reach 14 million 4G subscribers by the end of the year, although subscriber growth is still not translating into higher revenue figures.

Charter reportedly laying the groundwork for new TWC bid

Just hours after Comcast and Time Warner Cable officially confirmed that their marriage is off comes word that Charter Communications is preparing to make its next bid for TWC.

AT&T bond sale raises $17.5B for DirecTV acquisition

AT&T announced Thursday the completion of the third largest corporate bond sale ever, $17.5 billion, to help pay for its $49 billion purchase of DirecTV.

Comcast to 'move on' after killing Time Warner Cable deal

Facing intense regulatory pressure, Comcast has killed its proposed acquisition of No. 2 MSO Time Warner Cable and will "move on," Chairman-CEO Brian Roberts said in a statement.