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|CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form 425 on 11/23/2015|
Filed by Charter Communications, Inc.
Pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act of 1933
and deemed filed pursuant to Rule 14a-6
under the Securities Act of 1934
Subject Company: Time Warner Cable Inc.
Commission File No. 001-33335
The following is information made available online on the Charter Resource Center website.
At Charter, we are proud of our longstanding commitment to independent and diverse programming. We currently offer more than 100 minority-focused networks, including Bounce TV, TV One, Fuse, and El Ray. Charter also offers our customers more Spanish-language programming than any other major provider.
Offering our customers access to these channels is a commitment we take seriously. It is a commitment we will continue as New Charter. That’s why so many of the country’s leading independent programmers have come out in support of New Charter.
Charter’s support of independent, diverse and family-friendly programming is a reflection of our efforts to make sure our company reflects the interests and concerns of the communities we serve.
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Independent programmers Support new charter
Alfred Liggins III, CEO and Chairman, TV One to FCC:
“Charter's decision to increase TV One's carriage on more widely penetrated tiers, and therefore more affordable programming packages for African-American consumers in key urban markets, demonstrates its commitment to offering diverse and independent programming.”
“We are excited to connect with millions of more viewers under New Charter. We believe the company has outlined impressive targets for the future, and we look forward to contributing to greater programming options for consumers of all interests.”
Sharon Rechter, Co-Founder of BabyFirst to FCC:
“BabyFirst supports the merger of Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable because both companies currently demonstrate a true commitment to diverse, independent and quality programming for children and their parents. We look forward to their continued support of our growth.”
Patrick Gottsch, Founder and President of Rural Media Group, Inc.:
“Rural America recognizes that its best opportunity to reconnect city with country again is to have Charter Communications control access to the urban homes currently being served by Time Warner Cable and Bright House systems."
David Cerullo, Chairman and CEO, INSP, LLC to FCC:
“Charter and INSP have a long-standing and successful relationship. In our experience, Charter has been pro-active in its support of wholesome entertainment and value-based content, and has demonstrated this commitment by adding INSP in systems throughout the country. At present, INSP is available in approximately