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To sway regulators, Charter pledges to play nice on Internet

NEW YORK - Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.The company says it will roll...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-25/sway-regulators-charter-pl
Ralph Roberts, founder of cable giant Comcast, dies at 95

NEW YORK - Ralph Roberts, a cable pioneer who built Comcast from a small cable TV system in Mississippi into an entertainment and communications behemoth, has died. He was 95.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/ralph-roberts-founder-cabl
Comcast, long criticized on customer service, adding more online reps as it tries to improve

...Comcast to buy the No. 2 cable company, Time Warner Cable, in a $45 billion deal that would create an Internet and cable giant. The combined company would serve nearly 30 percent of cable TV subscribers and more than half of high-speed Internet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/comcast-long-criticized-cu
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
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
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
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
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
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