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Does Spectrum (Charter) Cable Violate California Law?

Charter Cable purchased Time Warner Cable and promptly rebranded as “Spectrum.” That rebranding includes the Time Warner properties in Southern California, including where I live.

Over the last week I have had the need to have several service calls at my home that require I be present.

Imagine my surprise when I found out . . . → Read More: Does Spectrum (Charter) Cable Violate California Law?

CBS

The Time Warner Cable – CBS Fight is Over

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

According to reports published in various newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, Time Warner Cable and CBS have ended their fight over retransmission rights. Hopefully that means that (a) Time Warner Cable subscribers will see all of the CBS channels restored very quickly, and . . . → Read More: The Time Warner Cable – CBS Fight is Over

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

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

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

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