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The informitv Multiscreen Index reports that these 10 services lost 437,100 TV customers in 12 months, which was less than 0.5% of their combined subscriber base.
Altice has completed the acquisition of Cablevision Systems Corporation. The deal makes it the fourth-largest cable operator in the US.
The US Department of Justice announced a settlement that permits Charter Communications Inc. to complete its $78 bn proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable and its related $10.4 bn acquisition of Bright House Networks LLC from Advance/Newhouse Partnership.
Charter Communications Inc has announced that its stockholders have approved Charter’s previously announced transactions with Time Warner Cable Inc and Bright House Networks.
Along with the debt that Charter will inherit from Time Warner Cable, the deal is valued at $78.7 billion.
The $55-bn deal would place Charter in second place, after Comcast. Facing opposition from the regulators, Comcast recently withdrew its acquisition bid.
Altice SA has entered the US cable TV market by acquiring a controlling stake in Suddenlink Communications for $9.1 billion. Has also approached Time Warner Cable.
Six of the top 10 services reported a net increase in subscribers in the first three months of 2015.
A fight has broken out in the US between cable major Comcast and infotainment broadcaster Discovery. The former has said that Discovery demanded business concessions for it to not oppose its bid for Time Warner Cable.