Authored Articles & Publications May 26, 2015

Charter Buys TWC and Bright House: Toolkit Helps Local Governments Understand Cable Transfers

By Gerard Lavery Lederer

Charter Communications confirmed this morning that it will purchase Time Warner Cable and Bright House. The deal, reportedly worth nearly $56 billion, is expected to transform Charter into one of the country’s largest cable and broadband operators.

Local governments can learn more about the cable transfer process in a “toolkit,” which includes an overview of the process, a brief explanation of why a cable transfer might benefit your community, responses to frequently asked questions and three resources for useful information.

Click here to access the toolkit.

Note: This article originally appeared on the now-defunct BBKnowledge blog, where Best Best & Krieger authors shared their knowledge on emerging issues in public agency law.

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