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Charter set to close on new company called 'Charter,' full transition will run through 2018

Charter Communications expects to finally close its acquisitions of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks "within a few days" of the California Public Utilities Commission's May 12 approval vote of the deals.

TWC adds 21K video subs in Q1, still misses forecast for customer growth in last earnings report ever

In what will likely be its last ever earnings report, Time Warner Cable said it added 21,000 video customers and 314,000 high-speed Internet users in the first quarter.

LTE-U coexistence moves along but not fast enough for some stakeholders

While some LTE-U stakeholders are frustrated with how long it's taking, the Wi-Fi Alliance says it's on track to meet its goal of releasing this summer a final test plan for ensuring coexistence between LTE-U and Wi-Fi in unlicensed spectrum.

Comcast bumps data caps to 1 terabyte

Comcast said its bumping up the ceiling in its controversial data-usage trials to 1 terabyte, effective June 1.

DirecTV's trials and tribulations in the early days of live 4K

DirecTV will be the recipient of both cheers and jeers as the early mover for live, linear 4K broadcasts in the U.S. At the moment, it's seeing the downside, as the first two of its planned 25 MLB games broadcast in 4K had to be scrubbed due to technical issues.

Telia Carrier lights another low-latency West Coast route to connect Bay Area with Hollywood

Telia Carrier has built a new West Coast optical network in the United States to deepen its 100G transport services in its Bay Area metro markets in order to satisfy the growing needs of its content and entertainment provider customers.

Verizon data breach report reveals phishing, ransomware issues jumped in 2016

According to Verizon, cybercriminals are becoming more crafty in their ways. The telco's 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report shows a rise in phishing and ransomware, where data is encrypted and a ransom is demanded.

AT&T lights 1.6M FTTH customers with services, says it's on track to meet FCC commitments

AT&T is making steady progress in rolling out its GigaPower FTTH service to more customers with its wireline region as it looks to stave off competition from cable operators like Comcast and upstart provider Google Fiber.

Rumor mill: Comcast looking to get its Disney on with possible $3B DreamWorks Animation buy

Comcast is in discussions to buy DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. in a deal valued at around $3 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports.

SVOD leaders NBCU's Seeso, PlayStation Vue, Starz made aggressive new services push in Q1 2016

NBCUniversal's Seeso, Sony's PlayStation Vue and Starz were among the large providers that made big SVOD service debuts during the first quarter of 2016.