Investment firm Oaktree Capital Management more than doubles its stake
in Charter Communications. Charter's stock price has dropped significantly over the last few months, following an overall trend in the industry.
The release of Digeo's retail version of the Moxi DVR has been postponed
until next year, according to Multichannel News
. The MSO version, with CableCard capability, is still slated to be release by the end of the year.
by skj Thursday 23-Aug-2007
FCC Chairman Seeks Order that Could Force Cable Operators to Carry Both Analog and Digital Formats
By Ted Hearn -- Multichannel News, 8/22/2007 1:43:00 PM
Washington -- Federal Communications Commission chairman Kevin Martin is seeking support for an order that would require cable operators in early 2009 to carry so-called must carry TV stations in both analog and digital formats on cable systems that have not converted to digital-only transmission.
"despite strong subscriber growth in the second quarter, both Cablevisions Systems and Charter Communications had tough news for investors as they reported earnings this week."
St. Louis news KSDK investigates the questionable background checks done on Charter subcontractors. story continues..
Cebridge will buy around 869,000 Cox customers and 240,000 Charter customers and will serve 16 states, with a majority of the subscribers in Texas, West Virginia, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
by nozero Wednesday 23-Nov-2005
(KSDK) At least six fire departments spent more than six hours battling a massive house fire Thursday afternoon in Olivette. The fire happened at Heather Hill Lane and Stacey Drive. story continues..
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. story continues..
by volntn Wednesday 02-Mar-2005
By JIM SUHR
AP Business Writer
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Charter Communications Inc., the nation's third biggest cable television system operator, said Tuesday its fourth-quarter loss widened to $340 million, citing higher programming and service costs, increased interest expense and a lower income tax benefit.
The company, which is controlled by Microsoft Corp. co-founder Paul Allen, also announced its co-chief financial officer, Derek Chang, will step down in April.
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Tuesday, January 18, 2005 · Last updated 10:41 a.m. PT
Charter Communications chief quits
By JIM SALTER
AP BUSINESS WRITER
ST. LOUIS -- Carl Vogel has resigned as president and chief executive of Charter Communications Inc. in the wake of big losses in 2004 and the big cable television system operator's struggles with more than $18 billion in debt.
by drake Sunday 05-Dec-2004
By Jerri Stroud story continues..
Of the Post-Dispatch
Charter Communications Inc. is raising rates for basic cable by between 7.8 percent and 155 percent across the St.
by drake Sunday 05-Dec-2004
By Nan Shnitzler story continues..
Friday, December 3, 2004
After years of negotiations, the contract was renewed between Harvard and cable television provider Charter Communications, a St. Louis, Mo., company based locally in Worcester.
by drake Saturday 23-Oct-2004
Charter Elects Robert P. May and Jonathan L. story continues..
by nozero Wednesday 06-Oct-2004
Congress to try for SPY ACT law by year's end.
Jason Tuohey, Medill News Service
Tuesday, October 05, 2004
The House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday aimed at making spyware illegal, and the bill could be made law as soon as this week, according to one congressman. "[I will] try to put a bill on the president's desk so he can sign this year," says Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas), chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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by drake Friday 17-Sep-2004
ST. LOUIS (Dow Jones/AP) Cable company Charter Communications Inc.'s chief operating officer, Margaret Bellville has resigned, effective Sept. 30. The company said Friday that Bellville is leaving of her own accord, and it will distribute her responsibilities among several other officers.Continued here
Posted on: 08/30/2004 story continues..
The federal government on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a court ruling which found the FCC improperly classified cable-modem service, a subject of interest to Internet service providers seeking access to the broadband networks controlled by Comcast Corp., Cox Communications Inc.
ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 24, 2004--The cable industry has launched a new OnlyCableCan integrated marketing campaign, designed to reach the consumer with a unique, imaginative approach, and transcend the traditional cable company advertising in the marketplace today. Story continues
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Sprint (FON) and cable television provider Mediacom Communications (MCCC) announced an agreement Wednesday that will allow Sprint to offer Internet telephone service to Mediacom's 2.7 million household subscribers. Story continues
Charter Communications Inc. and KSDK-NewsChannel 5 have teamed up to offer high-definition coverage of the XXVIII Summer Olympic Games, the companies said Friday.Story continues
ST. LOUIS --(Business Wire)-- Aug. story continues..