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Cable TV Operators

Time Warner Cable v. CBS: Month 2 Begins

Their (corporate) parents must be so very proud of them!

Just about 4 minutes ago, at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time the saga of Time Warner Cable and CBS entered its second month. Time Warner Cable still says they are taking the high road to hold down cable prices, and CBS still says that they . . . → Read More: Time Warner Cable v. CBS: Month 2 Begins

Cable TV Operators

Time Warner Cable’s Free Antenna Offer Only Lacks Antennas

Their (corporate) parents must be so very proud of them!

As you may have heard, Time Warner Cable today started offering free over-the-air antennas to its victims of the Great CBS Blackout.

Just pop by one of their offices lickety-split and you can pick one up of those shiny new antennas was the gist . . . → Read More: Time Warner Cable’s Free Antenna Offer Only Lacks Antennas

Financial

Don’t Be A Casualty of a Wireless Lease Casualty Clause

A “casualty” clause in a lease is commonly included to provide a way of altering the terms of a lease or outright terminating a lease before its natural expiration if something bad happen.

Something like a fire.

Take a look below at the standard template language found in a very well-known carrier’s boilerplate agreement. After . . . → Read More: Don’t Be A Casualty of a Wireless Lease Casualty Clause

Cable TV Operators

Time Warner Cable Class Action Lawsuit Filed

Their (corporate) parents must be so very proud of them!

Now comes James Armstrong, Michal Pourtemour, Vatsana Bilavarn, individually, and on behalf of all others similar situated to sue Time Warner Cable for dropping CBS. Well, not really for dropping CBS, but for breach of contract, deceptive business practices, unjust enrichment, and the like.

. . . → Read More: Time Warner Cable Class Action Lawsuit Filed

Cable TV Operators

CBS and Time Warner Still Fighting in the Sandbox

Their (corporate) parents must be so very proud of them!

Well, we’re about 1 1/2 weeks into the sandbox fight between the two bullies, Time Warner Cable and CBS. They continue their stupid fight, throwing sand on each other, but also throwing sand on everyone else chained to their sandbox.

CBdisengeniouS continues to black . . . → Read More: CBS and Time Warner Still Fighting in the Sandbox

AGL Magazine

Wireless Tower Industry AGL Conference – Chicago: September 19

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Are you in the wireless tower industry? Are you a government employee dealing with wireless matters in your jurisdication? One of the most valuable (and amazingly cost-effective) wireless conferences you can attend are those put on by AGL Magazine. The next AGL day-long conference is in Chicago on September 19th.

 

 

The Chicago agenda . . . → Read More: Wireless Tower Industry AGL Conference – Chicago: September 19

Global Tower Partners

Global Tower Partners On the Block

According to published reports flying today, Florida-based Global Tower Partners is on the block.

It looks like anyone with a spare $4B can snap up 16,000-ish sites around the world for an average of $250,000 per site.

If you have a lease with Global Tower Partners as your tenant, it is quite possible that the . . . → Read More: Global Tower Partners On the Block

CBS

Time Warner and CBS’s Reality Show: “How We Beat Up Your Viewers”

Their parents must be so very proud of them!

Time-Out Warner (Time Warner) and CBdisgeniouS (CBS) continue into Day 5 of their reality show,

“How We Beat Up Your Viewers.”

When this is over, which may not be until September when Football Season begins, the cable industry will be far worse off in credibility . . . → Read More: Time Warner and CBS’s Reality Show: “How We Beat Up Your Viewers”

CBS

CBS is now CBdisingenuouS

CBdisingenuouS is my new name for CBS. Okay, I’m really disappointed with CBS. As part of the battle with Time Warner Cable, CBdisingenuouS has elected to block web views of its programming by Time Warner internet subscribers. If you subscribe to a different internet provider, you can get the CBS programming on line.

Time Warner . . . → Read More: CBS is now CBdisingenuouS

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Rarer than the Loch Ness Monster: the Mono-Scaffold Wireless Tower!

The elusive and never-before photographed Mono-Scaffold wireless tower. Click to enlarge.

It is rare that I have the privilege of capturing a never-before documented wireless tower design. Yet fate has chosen to grace me by allowing me to find, in the wild, this most elusive of wireless tower designs…

…the Mono-Scaffold!

While hereto-now only . . . → Read More: Rarer than the Loch Ness Monster: the Mono-Scaffold Wireless Tower!

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