Time Warner Customers Have New Provider, Charter Communications
Charter/Spectrum introduced itself to new customers this way, via Charter.com:
Charter Communications has completed the transactions with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, and soon you'll get to know us by the name, Spectrum. We are proud to be the fastest growing TV, Internet, and Voice provider in the United States and are committed to bringing you the most advanced products and services for your home and business.
Exciting changes are in the works, but for now, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Charter Spectrum will continue offering their current suite of services to customers in their markets. In the coming months you'll hear more from us as it relates to network, product and service improvements. Whether it is new ways to enjoy more shows with unrivaled picture quality, better service, or faster internet speeds, we cannot wait to show you what's next.
Rueters.com reported that FCC gave final approval came earlier this month, while confirmation from California state regulators came last week.
Charter has valued its deal for Time Warner Cable at $56.7 billion, excluding debt, and the acquisition of Bright House at $10.4 billion.
In New York, the Public Service Commission green-lighted the deal in January only after assurances from Charter to enhance internet service, especially in upstate New York.