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Rejected Fox bid for Time Warner shows growth mood

...the combined company as large as Disney in market value.The rejected cash-and-stock offer comes on the heels of cable giant Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc., which was made in February. It also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-16/rejected-fox-bid-time-warn
Deal allows for online video

...reach them.They have had no rights to either -- until now.To win government approval to take over NBC Universal, cable giant Comcast Corp. agreed to let online rivals license NBC programming, including hit shows such as 30 Rock and The Office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-02-28/deal-allows-online-video
Business
Justice Department approves telecommunications merger

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department approved the $40 billion merger of AT&T and cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. on Wednesday, conditioned on the sale of TCI's interest in a rival phone company. AT&T is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/31/bus_248814.shtml
Business
Comcast unveils new data usage plan in Augusta

...more money."Augusta is one of several Southeastern markets to see Comcast's new Internet data usage plan.The cable giant is testing a new policy in Augusta and 13 other national markets that gives its XFINITY Internet customers a flat 300...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-02/comcast-unv
Comcast tells local stores that it won't run gun commercials

...arms after Comcast banned commercials for his downtown Augusta pawnshop.Unless he removes weapons from the ads, the cable giant won't run the commercials for United Loan and Firearms.Reynolds, who manages the Broad Street store, was notified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-03-25/comcast-tel
ESPN to broadcast Masters

...Masters Tournament and one of the leaders in televised sports are teaming up to promote the game of golf internationally. Cable giant ESPN will televise the first two rounds of the 2008 Masters, Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Billy Payne announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/11/gol_147087.shtml
Golf | Augusta National Golf Club
G4 looks to build on strong first year as video game channel

...flip attitude with glimpses of state-of-the-art game graphics. G4 is the first channel launched from scratch by cable giant Comcast Corp., which believes it fills a hot niche and can deliver profits within five years. It targets males between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/16/tel_378663.shtml
Television
'Finding Nemo' finds Oscar for best animated feature

...attack for his management of the company he has led for 20 years, which recently was the target of a takeover bid by cable giant Comcast. The winning moment at Kodak Theatre could have been awkward, but director Andrew Stanton simply credited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/01/mov_407373.shtml
Movies
FCC hopes to decide on planned mergers within six months

...on competition. On Dec. 30, the Justice Department approved AT&T's $40 billion takeover on the condition that cable giant TCI sells its stake in a mobile phone company, called Sprint PCS. The department is reviewing the other two deals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/08/bus_249537.shtml
Business
Winfrey, partners forming cable network for women

...programs to broaden its appeal. Oxygen is expected to make its debut on Jan. 1, 2000. It has already signed a deal with cable giant Tele-Communications Inc. to deliver Oxygen to 7 million homes. Laybourne helped build the Nickelodeon children's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/25/bus_245632.shtml
Business