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US cable industry shakeup: Comcast buying Time Warner Cable to control majority of market

US cable industry shakeup: Comcast buying Time Warner Cable to control majority of market

By 13 February 2014

US cable giant Comcast is set to announce a deal on Thursday to acquire Time Warner Cable for $44 billion in an all-stock deal, CNBC's David Faber first reported. Several other publications have also confirmed the deal. (Update: The deal is now official... >>

Netflix wants to be on cable set-top boxes in the US

Netflix wants to be on cable set-top boxes in the US

By 14 October 2013

Netflix is in talks with several cable providers in the US to have its app on their set-top boxes, according to The Wall Street Journal. It would follow a similar move in the UK with Virgin Media. However in the US, cable companies are traditionally seen... >>

Liberty Global $23.3 billion acquisition of Virgin Media official

Liberty Global $23.3 billion acquisition of Virgin Media official

By 6 February 2013

Following rumours, Liberty Global has announced the acquisition of Virgin Media for $23.3bn in cash and stock as it looks to expand its way into the UK cable network scene. After the acquisition, Virgin Media is to retain its name and logo for the time... >>

Virgin Media in takeover talks with major US cable operator

Virgin Media in takeover talks with major US cable operator

By 5 February 2013

Virgin Media is readying itself for a massive takeover bid as it confirms it is currently in talks with US cable and broadband operator Liberty Global over a "possible transaction". Leaked on Monday night by the Financial Times, which cited sources close... >>

Cable & Wireless UK records recovery

Cable & Wireless UK records recovery

By 23 May 2008

The once ailing UK arm of telecoms company Cable & Wireless has made such a recovery that its parent company says it could soon stand on its own again. The UK business, which is the country's second-biggest corporate telecoms provider after BT, has beat... >>

Bulldog complaints unresolved

Bulldog complaints unresolved

By 20 April 2007

It was reported that 100,000 suppliers of Bulldog had their personal credit card details distributed to marketing networks. However, Cable and Wireless is maintaining that there is still no evidence to suggest that the information was taken in breach... >>