Just a few weeks ago, it looked like some of the crown jewels of tri-county commerce were about to change hands. Simon Property Group was mounting a hostile takeover of Macerich, looking to add The Oaks, Pacific View and La Cumbre to holdings that already include the Camarillo and Pismo Beach shopping outlet complexes. And Read More →
Comcast has dropped its $45 billion bid to acquire Time-Warner Cable. The deal would have more than doubled Comcast’s market share in California and created a Comcast-Cox duopoloy among tri-county cable providers. However, in a statement released today, Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said the deal was structured so that both companies could walk Read More →
Making sure that Comcast is an engaged corporate citizen — especially when it comes to providing broadband to underserved areas — might be one way for the CPUC to put its stamp on the merger without wreaking havoc on the region’s competitiveness.
Time Warner will expand its local presence by providing Wi-Fi hotspots in community areas designated by the city.