What does the Comcast purchase of Time Warner portend for the Cable Industry?

The cable industry has recently come upon some news that simply can’t be ignored: Comcast, a big player in the cable industry, brokered a deal to buy TimeWarner (TW) Cable, the second biggest cable provider in the United States, for $45 billion. If you’ve been following the media coverage of this deal, then you already know that consumers are spooked. Many cable customers fear a monopoly...

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Verizon Wireless Primed for Success in 2014

Verizon is riding a tide of good news. That is, the news media has been kind to the broadband and telecommunication company over the past few years, priming it for success in 2014. For example, Verizon made the Fortune 500 list in 2013 and was the top telecommunications company in Fortune’s 2012 list of World’s Most Admired Companies. More recently, Verizon has been in the news in 2014 for...

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