Glenn Britt, the former chairman and chief executive officer of Time Warner Cable Inc. who oversaw the 2009 spinoff from its parent company and boosted shareholder returns more than fivefold, has died. He was 65.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler is going forward with a vote tomorrow on rules to allow paid fast lanes for Web traffic as artists protest and corporate chieftains warn him against going too far.
Free-agent second baseman Brian Roberts agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with the New York Yankees to replace Robinson Cano, ESPN reported, citing an unidentified person familiar with the negotiations.
On Feb. 4, executives of cable operators Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications Inc. gathered at the Manhattan offices of law firm Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz to discuss Charter’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. It proved to be the final straw for Comcast and its chief executive officer, Brian Roberts.
Comcast Corp.’s $16.7 billion acquisition of the rest of NBC Universal signals Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts’s increased confidence in the prospects for entertainment as a partner for cable distribution.