There are many questions concerning the merger and acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Charter Communications, which occurred on May 18 of this year. Too many to list here, but here's one: what will happen to current subscribers' @hawaii.rr.com email accounts? We started by calling Charter's customer service line. Except they have no idea what will happen to the email … [Read more...] about In the Time Warner Cable/Charter/Spectrum merger, what will happen to everyone’s old email addresses?
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Well, another year’s in the books. On the whole, 2015 wasn’t any more disastrous or violent than any other recent year, I suppose (we did get a new Star Wars film out of it), though at times it certainly seemed otherwise. Murder rates have risen in many large American cities, and a series of horrific mass shootings put everyone on edge. The great movie actors Maureen O’Hara, … [Read more...] about 2015 MauiTime Year In Review
So it looks like the State of Hawaii has no problem with Charter Communications taking over Oceanic Time Warner Cable's franchises. The proposed merger will affect about six million cable customers (200,000 of which are in Hawaii. The deal is worth nearly $80 billion. “After an extensive review of the merger transaction application, which included statewide public hearings, … [Read more...] about State of Hawaii gives ‘conditional’ approval of Charter Communications merger with Oceanic Time Warner Cable
For the last 15 years, Oceanic Time Warner Cable has been Maui County’s sole cable TV provider. And it’s been pretty cool, right? They provide us whatever broadband speeds they like in exchange for whatever they wish to charge us, and if we don’t like it we can cut the coaxial cable and walk away. Oh, and if they want to take a hardball approach to negotiating with something … [Read more...] about Who Wants To Comment On Oceanic Time Warner Cable’s 20-Year Monopoly Extension Request?
By Anthony Pignataro It’s that time again: that magical moment when proposed bills in Hawaii pass three readings in their legislative body of origin and then crossover to the other house. To celebrate, here are the details on nine bills that have somehow survived and are headed to vote. Oahu blogger/investigative reporter Ian Lind (ilind.net) found them (among others) a few … [Read more...] about 9 Big Bills Moving Through The Hawaii Legislature That Have Gotten Little Press