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As Cord Cutting Grows Charter’s CEO Says Cable TV is No Longer a Standalone Product

After a tough second quarter that saw Charter lose 73,000 TV customers, it looks like Charter is making some changes. This week Charter’s President and CEO Tom Rutledge said they no longer see cable TV as a standalone product. “We’re going to use video aggressively. But what we’re saying is, it really isn’t a standalone product […]

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Charter’s SVP Says They Have to “Become Better” At Delivering Content People Want in the Face of Cord Cutting

Today at the Pay TV Show in Denver, Gary Schanman, the SVP of Video Products at Charter Communications, opened up about cord cutting. Schanman says everyone wants content; we have to figure out how they want their content. Charter has to “become better” at delivering the content people want. The moderator, Mike Dano from Firececable, […]

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Spectrum Is Shutting Down Their Cloud Drive Service

This week Spectrum started to contact customers to notify them that effective May 15, 2018, they will be shutting down their Cloud Drive. The Spectrum Cloud Drive is a secure online service that lets you automatically back up and share important files such as photos, videos, and music. Files stored on the Cloud Drive can […]

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Charter is Testing 5G Home Internet in 6 Cities

For some time now we have known that Charter has been working on 5G home internet. Now they have announced six cities that Charter will test out 5G home internet. 5G home Internet promises to bring fiber Internet speeds without the cost of running fiber to each house. With 5G you will be able to get […]

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Charter’s CEO Blames Password Sharing “Piracy” For Their Subscriber Losses

This week Charter reported a net loss of 104,000 traditional video subscribers in the third quarter 2017. Other companies have blamed hurricanes and other pressures, but Charter’s CEO is blaming password sharing. “There’s a lot of pressure on the video business,” Charter’s CEO Thomas Rutledge said. “The biggest pressure is price. But the second biggest […]

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