Time Warner Cable
Headquarters: 60 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10023
CEO: Robert Marcus
Stock Symbol: TWC
Time Warner Cable is one of the nation's largest providers of video, high-speed data and phone services in the United States, connecting more than 14.5 million customers to entertainment, information and each other. Time Warner Cable Business Class offers data, video, and phone services to businesses of all sizes, cell tower backhaul services to wireless carriers, and through its NaviSite subsidiary, enterprise-class hosting, managed application, messaging and cloud services. Time Warner Cable Media, the advertising arm of Time Warner Cable, offers national, regional and local companies innovative advertising solutions.
Time Warner Cable serves customers in the following 29 states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
Time Warner Cable also provides customers with exclusive, local, all-news TV channels in New York, North Carolina and Texas that give viewers content targeted to their community interests and concerns. NY1 is the news channel for NY and the channels are called YNN in other cities.
In May, Charter Communications announced it will acquire the company for $55 billion.
In 2014, Time Warner Cable reported revenues of $22.8 billion, a 3.1% increase. Net income was $2.1 billion.
Time Warner Cable reported 10.7 million video subscribers at the end of 2014, 11.6 million Road Runner high-speed Internet customers, and 5.2 million telephone subscribers.
In 1949, entrepreneurs using simple antennas and Army-surplus coaxial cable created the country’s first cable television system and revolutionized the way Americans watched TV.
Time Warner Cable was formed in 1999 through the merger of Time Inc's American Television and Communications Corp. with Warner Cable.
Road Runner high speed Internet was first launched in 1995 in Elmira, NY.
In 2001, the company completed a nationwide system upgrade to create a hybrid fiber coaxial cable network, resulting in the development of new, exciting services including Digital Cable, Video on Demand, Digital Video Recorder, High Definition Television (HDTV), High Speed Online access via cable modem, Digital Phone, Start Over, Quick Clips, Active Advertising and more.
In 2002, the company launched video-on-demand, allowing customers to order programs and movies instantly from their TVs.
Time Warner Cable was officially spun off from Time Warner as an independent, publicly-traded company in March 2009.
Time Warner Cable launched two new sports networks in 2012 in Southern California called SportsNet featuring exclusive coverage of LA Lakers' games and Spanish-language Desportes.
In February 2014, Comcast announced plans to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion but dropped the plans in 2015 due to lack of regulatory approval.
Healthcare coverage for employees and dependents consists of medical, vision and dental. We also offer short- and long-term disability, life coverage for you and your dependents, and an employee assistance program with short-term personal care for you and your family members.
An adoption benefit is available which may reimburse some of the expenses related to adoption. Financial programs include a 401(k) plan, a pension plan with full benefits payable at age 65 and reduced benefits available at age 55. Educational assistance reimburses the costs of approved coursework, and a flexible spending account may be used for healthcare or daycare expenses with before-tax dollars.
Time Warner Cable offers a comprehensive paid-time-off program that provides for paid vacation and sick leave, as well as paid holidays/personal days.