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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

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

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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”

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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

Cable TV Operators

Time Warner Cable and CBS – Now 24 Hours into the War

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This post is off topic, but as a current Time Warner Cable subscriber in Santa Monica, California; a former Warner Cable manager; and long term cable industry member, I want to speak up. Soap box, here I come…

Time Warner Cable and CBS are engaged in a game of . . . → Read More: Time Warner Cable and CBS – Now 24 Hours into the War

AGL Magazine

Time Warner Making a (Wireless) Ruckus

Ruckus Wireless ZoneFlex 7761-CM installed by Time Warner in Los Angeles, California.

In the midst of its deployment of WiFi (and likely more) in Southern California, Time Warner has started to install WiFi nodes manufactured by Ruckus Wireless, specifically the Ruckus ZoneFlex 7761-CM.

Previously, Time Warner has been widely deploying Belair Networks gear.

The . . . → Read More: Time Warner Making a (Wireless) Ruckus

Cable TV Operators

Is Tower Building a Dirty Job?

Apparently, tower building is a Dirty Job, according to Mike Rowe of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs.” I happen to love the show, and I love towers, so what’s not to love about this?

The February 7th show has Mike joining the Great Plains Towers crew as they build a new stick. No doubt this . . . → Read More: Is Tower Building a Dirty Job?

AGL Magazine

DAS All Folks!

Published in today’s AGL DAS Bulletin: “Predictions 2012: DAS All Folks!” by yours truly.

If you’re in cable TV industry, the wireless industry, or the DAS industry, you may be surprised by my predictions about the intersection of cable TV and wireless services, and the potential impact on DAS. You may even agree!

http://www.agl-mag.com/newsletter/DB122811_Kramer.htm

. . . → Read More: DAS All Folks!

Cable TV Operators

And YOU thought it was a Headend tower! Silly you!

Last month Comcast formed a new tower portfolio company, CTI Towers, Inc. (http://CTItowers.com).

CTI says it will own, operate, and develop telecommunications towers throughout the United States. Headquartered in Boston, CTI Towers will lease tower space to wireless operators and other tenants, creating additional tower capacity for rapidly evolving wireless businesses and technologies across the . . . → Read More: And YOU thought it was a Headend tower! Silly you!

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