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Charter promised more broadband but didn’t deliver, now must pay fine

Location:
Charter Communications, 12405 Powerscourt Dr, St. Louis, MO, 63131, United States

Charter has agreed to pay $13 million to New York State after failing to complete broadband construction that was required as part of its purchase of Time Warner Cable.

Charter says it's on track to meet New York merger commitments

Location:
Charter Communications, 12405 Powerscourt Dr, St. Louis, MO, 63131, United States

Charter Communications responded to charges by New York regulators that it’s behind on obligations to expand its network tied to its merger last year with Time Warner Cable.

Statement Of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai On Decision To Reverse Charter Communications Overbuild Requirement, Modification Will Help Close the Digital Divide

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States
Recommendation:
3

Following our decision today, Charter Communications is still obligated to build out to two million new locations. The difference now is that the beneficiaries will be consumers currently on the wrong side of the digital divide. That’s a major difference, and one that will go a long way toward helping deliver online opportunity to all Americans.

FCC Votes to Reverse Charter Overbuild Condition

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States
Recommendation:
3

The Federal Communications Commission has voted to modify the Charter-Time Warner Cable deal conditions by removing the requirement that Charter overbuild a million internet access customers who could already get high-speed access from another provider, apparently.

Amerian Cable Association Pushes FCC to End Charter's Overbuild Condition

Location:
American Cable Association, One Parkway Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 15220, United States
Recommendation:
3

The American Cable Association has filed a letter with the Federal Communications Commission on behalf of 38 small and mid-sized Internet service providers asking the FCC to remove the overbuild condition in the Charter-Time Warner Cable merger.

FCC’s Pai Wants to Lift Charter-TWC Condition

Location:
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC, 20554, United States
Recommendation:
3

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai wants to eliminate an FCC mandate forcing Charter Communications to compete head-to-head with other broadband providers in one million new locations.

Charter Launches Low-Cost Broadband Service

Location:
Charter Communications, 12405 Powerscourt Dr, St. Louis, MO, 63131, United States
Recommendation:
3

Pushing ahead on a pledge tied to its acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, Charter Communications has launched a standalone, low-cost broadband service for qualified seniors and families that costs $14.99 per month.

When you want cable Internet—but Charter wants $9,000 first

Location:
Schuylerville, NY, United States
Recommendation:
3

Before Charter purchased Time Warner Cable (TWC) in May of 2016, the company promised New York state regulators that it would bring broadband to 145,000 unserved and underserved homes and businesses by 2020. The condition helped Charter win government approval of the merger. Christian Babcock of Schuylerville (NY) is one of the state’s unserved residents, but he has no idea if his home will be included in the required buildout to 145,000 locations.

Univision Sues Charter Over Post-Merger Rates

Location:
Univision Communications, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY, 10158, United States
Recommendation:
3

Univision said it filed a breach of contract lawsuit against Charter Communications claiming that rather than negotiate a new carriage agreement, Charter is attempting to impose rates and other terms of Univision’s agreement with Time Warner Cable, which was acquired by Charter.

American Cable Association: OK With Charter-TWC Merger Absent Buildout Condition

Location:
American Cable Association (ACA), One Parkway Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 15220, United States
Recommendation:
3

The American Cable Association says it agrees with New Charter that the combined Charter-Time Warner Cable deal is in the public interest, so long as the Federal Communications Commission cans the broadband buildout condition.

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