Pali initiated Charter with a "Buy" rating and a $4.50 12-month price target. While it doesn’t expect Charter’s ARPU or margins to reach the levels of Comcast, Time Warner or Cablevision, Pali notes that it is "leveraging the industry’s triple-play best practices with the financial benefits just beginning to impact CHTR’s results." — Fitch assigned a ‘BBB’ rating to Viacom’s proposed 49-year, $250mln senior unsecured notes offering due ’55, and affirmed ‘BBB’ ratings on the media giant’s Issuer Default Rating and its senior unsecured and bank facilities.

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Mediacom Shows Off 10G Smart Home in Iowa

Folks got a first look at what a future with 10G could look like last week at Mediacom’s 10G Smart Home in Ames, Iowa.

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