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Charter Communications

Charter offers to purchase Time Warner Cable for $56B

May 26, 2015 |

Look out Comcast. Charter Communications has offered to purchase Time Warner Cable for $56 billion. The offering price is $195.71/share; Time Warner Cable’s closing stock price on May 20th. With debt, the total value of the deal is estimated at $78.7 … Read More

Charter customers in SoCal get more HD channels, increased internet speeds

August 25, 2014 |

Charter has been rolling out all-digital upgrades nationwide, and with the removal of old analog systems comes the available bandwidth to offer more HD channels. In Southern California, customers can now get approximately 200 high definition channels, as well as … Read More

TV Providers Offer Preview of NFL RedZone Channel

August 14, 2014 |

At least five television service providers are offering a free preview of NFL RedZone this coming Sunday, Aug. 16 as well as the following Sunday, Aug. 23 and Thursday, Aug. 28. DISH, Charter, Cox, Cablevision Optimum, and Verizon FiOS are … Read More

Charter plans 200 HD channels in Tennessee & Louisiana

August 1, 2014 |

Charter Communications is upgrading its technology in Tennessee and Louisiana to all digital service, which will bring 200 HD channels to those markets by the end of 2014. We don’t have an exact list of high-definition channels, so Charter may be … Read More

Charter to Carry SEC Network Upon Launch [Updated]

July 31, 2014 |

Charter says they will carry ESPN’s SEC Network when it launches on August 14, 2014. The company is the latest provider to finalize a deal with ESPN to carry SEC, following announcements from Bright House Networks, Comcast, Cox, and Time Warner Cable … Read More

Charter to expand in Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal

April 28, 2014 |

This morning Charter and Comcast announced a three-part deal that effectively expands Charter’s geographic footprint and adds approximately 3.9 million customers to their subscriber base. Back in February, Comcast announced its intention to purchase Time Warner Cable which would make the … Read More

MLB Extra Innings starts Opening Day with a Week Preview

March 31, 2014 | 1

MLB is offering a preview of MLB Extra Innings this week starting today, March 31 and running through Sunday, April 6. The free preview comes just in time for today’s Opening Day games, for which 13 games are scheduled. Last … Read More

Charter subscribers get Showtime Anytime access

March 6, 2014 |

It’s been a long time coming but Charter Communications subscribers can now authenticate the Showtime Anytime app for iPhones, iPads, Kindle Fire tablets and mobile Android devices. This gives Charter customers who subscribe to Showtime unlimited access to On Demand … Read More

Charter TV expanding HD channels in Missouri & Southern Illinois markets

January 3, 2014 |

Charter Communications is upgrading their service in Missouri and Southern Illinois markets to bring the HD channel count to approximately 200, after customers upgrade to the provider’s all-digital system. Along with the addition of more High Definition channels, Charter will … Read More

Charter offers twelve Star Trek titles to view On Demand

September 16, 2013 |

For the remainder of this month through October 14, Charter Communications is offering twelve Star Trek titles to rent from their Video On Demand library. The Star Trek collection is this month’s theme of choice from the cable TV … Read More

Charter adding 80 new HD channels in SoCal markets

July 24, 2013 |

Charter Communications will soon be adding 80 new HD channels in Glendale and Burbank, California. In Long Beach, the company will add 79 new HD channels. The upgrades in those markets will start in August, and the additional high-definition channels … Read More

Charter doubles HD channels in N. Texas

June 19, 2013 |

charter-logo-newCharter Communications customers in North Texas now have twice the amount of HD channels, thanks to a completed all-digital upgrade. The areas that can now get up to 141 hi-def channels include Fort Worth and 40 surrounding communities in Charter’s North Texas market. For many subscribers, especially University of Texas football fans, the addition of The Longhorn Network in high-defintion is well worth the ticket price. Other networks added in HD include ABC Family, BET, Cartoon Network, CMT, FOX News Channel, MSNBC, Nickelodeon, and Travel Channel among the bunch. With the upgrade, Charter also built upon it’s Video On Demand library, offering over 12,000 titles with 2,500 available in HD. Spanish speakers will also find new Spanish-language selections in the library. Read More

Charter to broadcast Lakers games in HD

October 29, 2012 |

Charter Communications has announced an agreement with Time Warner Cable Sports to provide Los Angeles Lakers, LA Galaxy and Los Angeles Sparks games in Southern California markets. Time Warner Cable SportsNet will be available in HD on channel 787 (SD on channel 215), while Time Warner Cable Deportes will broadcast in HD on channel 788 (SD channel 216). Although it appears Charter may not make the channels available for the NBA’s opening day (when the Lakers face the Mavericks at 7:30 PT), their technical team is targeting a launch date of Oct. 31 on or before. Read More

Charter adds 42 HD channels in Los Angeles Cerritos market

July 2, 2012 | 1

Charter Communications added 42 new HD channels in the Cerritos, Los Angeles market over the weekend, that according to The new high-definition channels available to subscribers with HD service include popular channels such as ABC Family HD, EPIX HD, MSNBC HD, The Hub HD, and several Showtime and HBO HD channels. See below for full list of new Charter HD channels. Read More

Charter to add 27 new HD channels in Minnesota markets

June 19, 2012 |

Charter Communications will add 27 new HD channels in Central Minnesota markets including Baxter, Brainerd, and Brainerd Lakes communities, that according to Crow Wing County’s Brainerd Dispatch newspaper. The new HD channels include several Encore channels, Fox Business, Fuse, G4, Hallmark Movie Channels, History Channel International, Starz, the Tennis Channel, and TV Land. The additions will bring Charter’s high-definition channel count to over 100 channels in those markets. Read More

Charter: Redsox and Bruins now airing in Litchfield & New Haven

April 4, 2012 |

In Connecticut, Charter Communications is now broadcasting Boston Redsox and Boston Bruins games in the Litchfield & New Haven areas. Read More

Charter adds more online and mobile content

January 6, 2012 |

Charter Watch OnlineIf you’re a Charter customer you might find yourself watching more content online and on mobile devices, as the provider added over 500 hours of content from Turner Broadcasting. The additions are part of Charter’s TV Everywhere initiative, allowing customers to watch shows such as The Closer and Robot Chicken on PCs or iOS Apple devices such as the iPad and iPhone. On a PC, you can visit the network’s website or to watch an episode 24 hours after it premieres. On your iOS mobile device, you can download apps from your favorite network on Apple’s App Store to access the programming. Charter says Android based apps are planned for launch early this year. The networks included in the content expansion are TBS, TNT, truTV, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim. Read More

Charter rolling out TiVo Premiere in Texas

December 9, 2011 |

Charter Communications has started rolling out TiVo Premiere to customers Texas, to be completed the first half of 2012, the company said. TiVo Premiere offers integration of television and internet, as well as a whole-home solution which allows you to pause a movie or TV show in one room and resume in another. Other features include iPad and iPhone integration via a free app (an Android app will be released in early Jan., 2012), remote scheduling, TiVoToGo transfers (programs from the TiVo Premiere can be transferred to a laptop or other mobile device), and support of 1080p and 1080i HD formats. Read More

Charter will carry NFL Network & RedZone

August 2, 2011 |

If you’re a football fan and Charter customer you’ll be happy to know NFL Network and NFL RedZone will soon be available through Charter’s Digital View Plus tier and Charter sports tiers. The networks will be available next month, although Charter didn’t indicate a specific day. “Next month” would also indicate start date would miss most of the pre-season games, scheduled from Aug. 11 through Sept. 2. Read More

Charter to expand BTN and offer

July 29, 2011 |

This fall, Charter Communications will expand BTN games to more markets outside the Big Ten Conference states, as well as provide access to for subscribers to company’s SportsView tier. TRead More

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