Of course, Charter’s earnings call Tues had to focus on consolidation, though “we believe in the benefits of consolidation, including significant opportunities for coast and tax synergies and more importantly, the ability to grow assets organically at a faster pace,” pres/CEO Tom Rutledge said. “I think Charter can be extremely successful without it and potentially with the right deal, be more—even more successful.” Read on for Charter’s earnings as well as Liberty Media’s, which included comments on M&A.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:

DISH head Charlie Ergen suggested during the company’s Tues earnings call that the competitive environment has changed since its proposed merger with DirecTV died in ’01 because of regulatory challenges. More on M&A talk and highlights of the satcaster’s earnings.

The Daily


DISH Tags Oracle for 5G Architecture Help

DISH Wireless has tapped Oracle to enable a service-based architecture for the 5G core of its OpenRAN-based network. The architecture will allow network services to be rapidly incorporated into new

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up


Jun 10
The FAXIES Awards – Virtual CelebrationSave the Date! - June 10, 2021
Jul 16
Diversity List – 2021 Nominations Due: July 16, 2021
Sep 10
Most Powerful Women – 2021 Nominations Due: Sept 10, 2021
Dec 7
Most Powerful Women CelebrationSave the Date!
Full Calendar


Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.