New York moves to break up Charter’s merger with Time Warner Cable

When New York’s Public Service Commission ordered Spectrum to pack up and end operations in the state — and even come up with a transition plan within 60 days for switching customers over to a replacement internet / TV provider — I don’t think anyone believed things would actually play out that way. Sure enough, the CEO of Charter (Spectrum’s parent company) says his company is willing to engage in a “lengthy” legal battle in New York if the situation can’t otherwise be resolved outside of a courtroom. “We believe we’re in compliance with the plain reading of the buildout requirements that the state imposed on us in merger conditions, and we have a very strong legal case and ability to defend ourselves,” said chief executive Tom... Continue reading…

New York moves to break up Charter’s merger with Time Warner Cable

State regulators have accused the company of acting in "bad faith."

Fri 27 Jul 18 from The Washington Post

NY ordered Charter to leave the state—but Charter won’t go without fight

Charter ready for "lengthy" legal battle to save Time Warner Cable merger in NY.

Wed 1 Aug 18 from Arstechnica

New York State Boots Spectrum For Throttling Netflix And Online Games In What Essentially Amounts To Extortion

Charter is not making many friends in high places in New York. Just the opposite, the New York State Public Service Commission announced it has revoked its approval of a 2016 merger between ...

Wed 1 Aug 18 from HotHardware

Spectrum allegedly throttled content providers Netflix and Riot Games for money

A couple of days ago we reported on how the New York State Public Service Commission kicked Charter owned cable provider Spectrum out of the state. The company allegedly failed to deliver on ...

Tue 31 Jul 18 from Techspot

Spectrum is no longer allowed to operate in New York, must pay fines and pack its bags

The New York State Public Service Commission has effectively kicked internet provider Spectrum out of the state. The decision was issued Friday in a scathing press release from John Rhodes, ...

Sun 29 Jul 18 from Techspot

New York Kicks Spectrum Out Over Broken Customer Promises

New York State has thrown Charter (doing business as Spectrum) out of the state after its failure to live up to its merger agreement. The post New York Kicks Spectrum Out Over Broken Customer ...

Fri 27 Jul 18 from Extremetech

New York kicks Charter out of the state after failure to honor conditions of Time-Warner merger

Broadband providers! They love to make noise about how dedicated they are to improving your service, rolling out new features, and generally adhering to both the law and their own code of ethics. ...

Fri 27 Jul 18 from TechCrunch

New York State revokes approval of the Charter-Time Warner merger - CNET

Regulators say Charter is brazenly thumbing its nose at New Yorkers by not living up to promises to provide broadband to rural customers.

Fri 27 Jul 18 from CNET

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