Client Description

Time Warner Cable Inc. is a provider of video, high-speed data and voice services over broadband cable systems. The Company also provides networking and transport services, managed and outsourced information technology solutions, and cloud services.

Time Warner Cable (TWC) makes coaxial quiver. The company is part of Charter Communications, the #2 US cable company after Comcast. TWC has operations in more than two dozen states across the country. It serves more than 16 million mostly residential customers (about 700,000 business customers) with video, high-speed data (primarily through ISP brand Road Runner), and voice offerings, as well as security and home management. In addition to video, voice, and data, other business services include networking and transport, outsourced IT, and cloud computing. TWC was acquired by Charter in mid-2016 and will be rebranded Spectrum.

The acquisition of TWC as well as Bright House Networks makes Charter Communications one of the largest cable companies in the US. Cable companies have faced threats from streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and The streaming services reach many subscribers over the networks of the cable providers. TWC brings not only a sizable number of business and residential subscribers to the new company, but access to content as well.

TWC also operates local news broadcasting stations in New York (including New York City), North Carolina, and Texas, regional sports networks, as well as a news, sports, and entertainment online portal.  The company generates about 80% of revenue from its residential services; business services and advertising account for about 15% and 5%, respectively.

Its core service areas are in New York, the Midwest, Texas, the Carolinas, and southern California, but it has operations in nearly 30 states.

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