Cablevision Expands West – Acquires Bresnan Communications

Posted Tue Jun 15, 2010 at 07:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

The New York based cable provider is looking for a foothold in the west.

If you live in the Northeast, chances are you're familiar with Cablevision. It's one of many providers servicing the area, and well, that's the problem. There are a lot of options in places like New York when it comes to television service.

So Cablevision has decided to expand outward, going against what most analysts and stockholders expected. In an effort to get something going outside of its normal area of operations, Cablevision has picked up Bresnan Communications.

Bresnan provides cable and internet to Colorado, Montana, Utah and Wyoming, where it faces little to no competition in most areas.

There's no word yet on just how this will affect current Bresnan customers, but they may be time to start getting used to Cablevision branding.

Source: The New York Times

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