Sprint Launches Quad-Play with Time Warner Cable
Feb 13, 2007, 10:11 AM by (staff)
Sprint and Time Warner Cable announced the first two markets for their new "Mobile Access Powered by Sprint" quad-play offering. Customers in Raleigh, N.C., and Austin, Texas, will be able to sign contracts with Time Warner Cable and receive cable TV, digital phone service, broadband Internet and wireless phone service. Time Warner Cable will supply the first three services and is offering the wireless phone service through its partnership with Sprint Nextel, which will provide the phones and wireless network. One novel part of the package is that it includes free home to mobile and mobile to home calling for customers who have both the Time Warner Digital Phone and wireless services. The packages start at $15 per month and are available immediately.
Justice Dept. Gives AT&T-Time Warner Judge a Way Out
The Justice Department, during closing arguments of its case against the AT&T-Time Warner merger, suddenly suggested the judge weigh "alternative" remedies should he choose not to block the deal. The Justice Department has fought against the merger from the start, saying AT&T would use Time Warner's content as a weapon against consumers, raising prices and limiting competition.
Google's Fiber Phone Bridges Home and Mobile Service
Google today announced the Fiber Phone, a home-phone service for its Google Fiber internet customers. The service includes unlimited nationwide calling, caller ID, voicemail, privacy controls, spam filtering, and do-not-disturb tools.
AT&T to Buy Time Warner for $85.4 Billion
AT&T has agreed to purchase Time Warner for $85.4 billion in a stock-and-cash deal that will merge AT&T's delivery networks with Time Warner's vast catalog of content. AT&T believes the combined companies will be able to save $1 billion per year once fully merged.
Judge Says AT&T Can Buy Time Warner
AT&T today was given permission to buy Time Warmer with no conditions and no divestitures. The ruling was handed down by U.S.
comcast i hope is next
I could live with a Time Warner/T-Mobile, or Time-Warner/Cingular, or even DirecTv/Cingular.
Comcast = overpriced service
Sprint = overhyped wireless with roaming most of the...