Time Warner Cable was founded in the year 1962. The company has been active for almost 57 years now. The founder of the company was Time Incorporated Cable Television. The former name of the company was Television Communications. In the year 1995, the company had launched the Southern Tier On-Line Community - which was a cable modem service later known as Road Runner High-Speed Online. The same year, talks had begun which would then result in Warner's acquisition of Paragon Cable as well. Glenn Britt was the company CEO from the year 2001 until the year 2013.
Time Warner had retained Time Warner Cable as a subsidiary until the year 2009 when it was spun out as an independent company as well. Prior to the spin-off, Time Warner had held an 84 per cent stake in Time Warner Cable too. This move made Time Warner Cable the largest cable operator in the USA, which was owned solely by a single class of shareholders. Time Warner Cable had launched DVR service in the Houston, USA, area in the year 2004. When it was first launched, it had used Scientific-Atlanta set-top boxes along with DVR. In the year 2009, Time Warner Cable had unveiled a concept known as 'TV Everywhere', where it means of allowing multi-platform access to live and on-demand content as well, from television channels that are tied to a user's television subscription account. In the year 2013, it was reported that Time Warner Cable was exploring a sale of the company, mainly to Charter Communications. Still, in the year 2013, reports had surfaced that Comcast had expressed interest in acquiring Time Warner Cable. Both companies were said to be placing bids for the company as well. Charter had reiterated its importance in purchasing the company, known as Time Warner Cable and increased its bid in the year 2014. The same year, it was reported that Comcast had reached a deal to acquire the company in an overall amount of $45.2 billion. In the year 2015, it was reported that the USA Department of Justice was preparing to file an antitrust lawsuit against the companies in a bid to halt the merger as well, mainly because the merged company would have controlled 57 per cent of the nation's broadband capacity too. Thus, Comcast had officially announced that it had called off the merger. Charter had formally announced its intent to acquire the company in a deal valued at $78.7 billion and had confirmed that it would also carry out $10.1 billion acquisition of Bright House Networks. The agreement very much was subject to regulatory approval as well. The acquisition was completed in the year 2016. The Time Warner Cable brand was closed down in favour of Spectrum - which was used by Charter since 2014 to market its services. The headquarters of the company is based in 60 Columbus Circle. The name of the place is New York, while the name of the state is New York, USA. The area pin code is 10023.
Time Warner Cable is an American cable company that focuses on the broadcasting of various kinds of channels and TV shows and programs, via its cable and satellite services as well. The current chairman and CEO of the company are Robert D Marcus. As of the year 2016, the company is not operational in the current time. The company used to operate in 29 states in the USA.
The primary services provided by the company allowing customers and clients to have a retail presence in order to view various kinds of TV channels, programs and shows broadcasted by the cable and satellite services of the company as well. The company mainly deals in telecommunications and mass media as well.
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