Altice USA Inc
Disney Shares Gain, Resorts and Parks Start Opening
Disney has started reopening its resorts and parks. Disney shares have gained more than 8.0% since the Shanghai park reopened on May 11.
Disney Stock Jumps as Executives Take a Pay Cut
The more than 3.50% jump in Disney stock on Monday came as the company’s executives agreed to take pay cuts. Bob Iger will forgo all of his salary.
Comcast Stock Rose on Monday amid Supreme Court Ruling
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock rose 2.40% on Monday to $34.17. Notably, the Supreme Court sided with Comcast in a high-stakes racial discrimination case.
Why Are Investors Optimistic about Altice Stock?
Investors who put their money on Altice USA stock at this time last year can’t complain. The stock has gained 35% over the past 12 months.
Why Did Comcast Decide to Acquire Blueface?
Comcast has acquired Ireland-based unified communications solutions provider Blueface. The company didn’t disclose the deal’s financial terms.
Dish Wireless: When Will the T-Mobile–Sprint Merger Trial Conclude?
Dish has long wanted to become a wireless provider. Its entry into the T-Mobile–Sprint merger deal as a third party could be the jumpstart it needs.
Double Benefit: Dish Fights Pirate IPTV Market
Dish Network (DISH) is fighting pirate IPTV providers. Although the company sued and settled with several pirate IPTV providers, the crackdown continues.
Investors Will Love Dish Stock For This
For a company whose main business continues to struggle, Dish (DISH) has fared well in stock markets this year. The stock has gained about 40% year-to-date.
Investors: Learn From Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen
Dish Network (DISH) plans to raise funds for its wireless venture, noted chairman Charlie Ergen. The company aims to raise about $1.0 billion.
Google Fi Bolsters Its Service to Grow Its Subscriber Base
Google Fi (GOOGL) has introduced a feature that subscribers connect to two LTE networks at once. Fi’s new feature uses dual connect technology.
Barclays Raises Its 12-Month Target Price for Comcast
Yesterday, Barclays increased its target price for Comcast (CMCSA) stock from $45 to $48, which implies a 6.1% return over the next year.
How Dish Could Benefit from State-Led Pressure on T-Mobile
Last week, Illinois joined 15 other states in efforts to stop T-Mobile and Sprint from merging. Let’s take a look at how Dish could benefit.
What’s the Next Big Move for David Einhorn?
Billionaire David Einhorn is prominent in the hedge fund industry for his bold investment strategies.
What Is Disney’s Secret Project?
Disney’s (DIS) secret project is about to be revealed. The company plans to share details of this project during its upcoming D23 Expo event.
Making Sense of Comcast’s Music Deal with Amazon
Comcast (CMCSA) has expanded the streaming media options for its television customers by adding Amazon’s (AMZN) digital music service to its Xfinity X1 platform.
Will Dish Network Become a National Wireless Carrier?
On June 18, Bloomberg reported that Dish Network (DISH) is in talks to pay ~$6 billion for T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint’s (S) assets. Dish Network stock rose ~0.3% and closed at $39.10 on June 18.
Why Cable Companies Want to Buy Sprint and T-Mobile Assets
On June 12, Bloomberg reported that top cable companies Charter Communications (CHTR), Dish Network (DISH), and Altice USA (ATUS) are interested in acquiring the assets that T-Mobile (TMUS) is planning to divest to win regulatory approval for its $26 billion acquisition of Sprint (S).
Altice Swiftly Responds to Comcast’s Wi-Fi Move
Altice USA (ATUS) recently launched a new Wi-Fi product for its business customers.
What’s There to Like at Dish Network?
Each time Dish Network (DISH) reports its quarterly results, it leaves investors asking when its business condition will improve.
Altice Is Set to Confront AT&T and T-Mobile
Altice USA (ATUS) is on track to launch its long-anticipated mobile phone service in the coming months.
Altice Responds to Fox with a $200 Million Purchase
Altice USA (ATUS) is acquiring digital news network Cheddar for $200 million in a transaction that’s expected to close by around July.
David Einhorn Makes a Comeback in 2019
Greenlight Capital has risen 19.0% this year.
What Is Netflix Getting from Bundling Arrangements?
Netflix (NFLX) has entered into partnership arrangements with mobile operators and cable providers to bundle its video service with their wireless and pay-TV plans.
Why Sprint Views the T-Mobile Merger as Do-or-Die
Sprint (S) has warned that its future is bleak if its deal to merge with T-Mobile (TMUS) fails.
Liberty Global to Collect $27 Billion from Asset Sales
Liberty Global (LBTYA) is on track to collect close to $27 billion from asset sale transactions with Vodafone (VOD) and Sunrise Communications.
Discovery to Collect $240 Million from Sale of UKTV Channels
Early this month, Discovery announced a plan to transfer some UKTV channels to BBC Studios.
Ups and Downs for Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital in Q1
While last year wasn’t good for hedge funds in general, it turned out to be the worst on record for David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital (GLRE).
What Comcast Could Gain from the Real Vision Deal
Comcast (CMCSA) recently expanded the lineup of third-party video services its pay-TV customers can access through the Xfinity X1 platform.
Dish Executives Get a Raise despite Profit Dip
Dish Network (DISH) paid its top executives more in 2018 than it did in the previous year despite the fact that the company generated less revenue and profit for the year.
Why Altice May Want to Sell Lightpath Unit
Altice USA (ATUS) is exploring strategic options for its Lightpath unit, the company’s CEO Dexter Goei said at an investor briefing following the release of fourth-quarter results late last month.
How Charter Expects to Lower Its Capex
Charter Communications (CHTR) is expecting its capex to be lower this year than last year.
How T-Mobile Is Going out of Its Way to Save Sprint Deal
T-Mobile (TMUS) is making every effort to save its merger deal with Sprint (S) as opposition to the deal also grows.
How Altice Is Managing Its $22 Billion Debt
Altice USA (ATUS) carried $21.6 billion in debt at the end of the third quarter.
Why Comcast Dropped Fuse
Comcast (CMCSA) dropped its Fuse network at the start of 2019, ending a carriage relationship that had been more than a decade long.
Is Amazon Interested in Buying Disney’s YES Network?
Amazon is reportedly in talks to form a joint bid to buy the Walt Disney Company’s regional sports network, YES.
AT&T Shifts TV and Internet Businesses to Advance Billing
AT&T (T) is shifting to advance billing for its television and broadband services.
Why Altice Is Opting for a Bring-Your-Own-Device Approach
Altice USA (ATUS), the fourth-largest cable company in the US, is all set to launch its own mobile service by next year on Sprint’s (S) network.
What’s in Fixed Networks Market for Nokia?
Nokia (NOK) recently announced a corporate structure reorganization that saw it create a new division to house its mobile and fixed networks businesses.
Why Altice Favors Fixed-Wireless Consolidation
Altice USA (ATUS) is rooting for the consolidation of fixed-wireless providers in the United States.
T-Mobile and Sprint Strike a New Spectrum Deal
T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S) have reached what they describe as a reciprocal spectrum leasing agreement.
Disney Is Raising $15 Billion from Comcast
The Walt Disney Company (DIS) is on track to reduce the overall cost of acquiring the majority of 21st Century Fox’s (FOX) operations.
Patent Challenge Ends in Frontier Communications’ Favor
Frontier Communications’ pay-TV business contributed $270.0 million to the company’s top line in the second quarter.
Altice Sees Mobile Business Turning a Profit in Its First Year
Cable provider Altice USA (ATUS) is on track to begin offering wireless services starting in 2019.
Updates on Sprint’s Partnership with Altice
In November 2017, wireless service provider Sprint (S) announced a strategic MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) deal with Altice USA (ATUS).
How Altice Customers Got Back ABC, ESPN, and Disney
Media giant The Walt Disney Company (DIS) finally settled its dispute over carriage fees with Altice USA (ATUS).
Behind Altice’s Settlement with Starz over Carriage Fees
On February 13, 2018, Altice USA (ATUS) again joined hands with Starz, just six weeks after Altice decided to drop the pay network.
AT&T Makes Concessions to Clear Merger Hurdles
AT&T’s proposed concessions to resolve the legal dispute with the DOJ include giving up the option to withhold channels from pay-TV distributors during programming licensing disputes.
What to Make of the Disney–Altice Agreement
After a period of contentious and closely watched negotiations, Walt Disney (DIS) and Altice USA (ATUS) finally reached a multiyear programming agreement.