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Time Warner Buys Insight

by Gabe Bullard on February 29, 2012

Time Warner Cable has completed its acquisition of Insight Communications.

The $3 billion deal moves Insight’s 760,000 customers in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio into Time Warner’s service. A press release from Time Warner says the company’s name will soon begin appearing on buildings, uniforms and mailings to customers.

More information is coming soon.

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CIty Hopes to Sign New Contract With Insight Before Time Warner Sale

by Gabe Bullard February 6, 2012

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s office hopes to sign a new contract with Insight Communications before the company is purchased by Time Warner Cable. The three billion dollar sale won approval from the FCC last week and could close at any time. But Insight is still in talks over its contract to operate in Louisville. The […]

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FCC Approves Insight Sale, Time Warner Purchase Could Close Soon

by Gabe Bullard February 1, 2012

The Federal Communications Commission has approved Time Warner Cable’s purchase of Insight Communications. In an order issued this week, the FCC declared that the potential benefits to service under the sale outweigh any possible public harm. The three billion dollar deal has already earned approval from the Federal Trade Commission, and an Insight spokesman says […]

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Insight Service, Negotiations to Continue

by Gabe Bullard December 19, 2011

Talks are progressing between Louisville Metro Government and Insight Communications. The two parties have been negotiating all year over a new contract that governs Insight’s operations. The city wants the cable provider to continue to giving free service to schools and government buildings, to continue giving free cable boxes to elderly and disabled customers and […]

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Insight Rebukes City’s Attempt to Cancel Contract

by Gabe Bullard November 23, 2011

Insight Communications says Metro Government has overreached in its threat to end the cable provider’s contract with the city. Insight’s franchise agreement expired last year, but the provisions have remained in effect as the mayor’s office has negotiated a new contract. After months of negotiations with no agreement, the mayor’s office announced last week it […]

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Cable Service Could Change After Insight Sale

by Gabe Bullard August 15, 2011

One month after an unsuccessful attempt to sell itself at auction, Insight Communications has a buyer. Time Warner Cable has agreed to purchase Insight for $3 billion. The deal will give Time Warner increased access to the Midwest by allowing them to absorb 750,000 customers in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. It will create some redundancies […]

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Time Warner to Buy Insight for $3 Billion

by Gabe Bullard August 15, 2011

Cable giant Time Warner, Inc. will buy Insight Communications for $3 billion. Insight put itself up for auction earlier this year and attracted a host of large bidders. The bids at that time, however, were lower than Insight had reportedly sought, according to sources close to the deal. Company officials did not comment on the […]

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