Philadelphia & New York – Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq:CMCSA)(Nasdaq:CMCSK) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) announced on February 13 that their Boards of Directors have approved a definitive agreement for Time Warner Cable to merge with Comcast. The agreement is a friendly, stock-for-stock transaction in which Comcast will acquire 100 percent of Time Warner Cable’s 284.9 million shares outstanding for shares of CMCSA amounting to approximately $45.2 billion in equity value. … [Read more...] about Comcast buys Time Warner Cable
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Tokyo - On August 5, 2013, NHK WORLD TV will start round-the-clock broadcasting in the Los Angeles area. The English-language channel from Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK, will be made available to about 3.3-million homes in and around Los Angeles. This will bring NHK WORLD TV’s 24-hour broadcast to more than ten million homes in the U.S., about 1.4 times as many as before. The broadcast will be distributed by KCETLink, an independent public broadcasting … [Read more...] about NHK WORLD TV to start 24-hour broadcast in L.A.
New York – NHK World TV has expanded its distribution in the New York ADI and is now available to Comcast subscribers on Channel 265. As a part of this new rollout to New York, NHK WORLD TV will be airing “Surviving the Tsunami”, a Peabody award-winning documentary that chronicles the March 2011 Japan earthquake. This special will also be available to New York area Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS subscribers, both of which carry NHK WORLD TV. NHK WORLD TV debuted in New York … [Read more...] about NHK WORLD TV extends New York ADI distribution via Comcast launch
Centennial, Colorado and New York – International Media Distribution (IMD) and STAR TV, a wholly owned subsidiary of News Corporation, have signed a deal for the carriage of STAR India PLUS, STAR India GOLD, Life OK, and STAR India NEWS with Time Warner Cable. STAR India PLUS, a 24/7 premium network in Hindi with English subtitles and said to be the leading Asian television channel in India and the UK, will soon be available to Time Warner Cable customers in select … [Read more...] about STAR TV expands reach via four-channel deal with Time Warner Cable
New York – NHK WORLD TV, the stand-alone 24-hour English language TV news channel produced by NHK, is expanding its distribution in the New York ADI via Verizon FiOS (Channel 482). NHK WORLD TV debuted in the New York region last month as digital broadcast through a dedicated, over-the-air channel on Regional News Network (WRNN – Channel 48.5), making it available to six million households in the New York City area. The network is also available in HD in NYC area to Time Warner … [Read more...] about NHK WORLD TV expands distribution in New York
New York – NHK WORLD TV, a stand-alone 24-hour English language TV news channel, is now available for the first time to more than seven million TV viewers in the New York City region. NHK WORLD TV is available as digital broadcast through a dedicated, over-the-air channel on Regional News Network (WRNN -- Channel 48.5). The network will also be available in HD to Time Warner Cable subscribers (Channel 771 in Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Channel 792 in Bergen County, NJ and … [Read more...] about NHK WORLD TV goes on air in NYC