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Insight Communications

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Insight Communications Company, Inc.Insight Communications Company, Inc.
File:Insight Communications (logo).png
Former type
Private
IndustryTelecommunications
FatePurchased by Time Warner Cable
SuccessorTime Warner Cable
Charter Communications
Founded 📆1985
Founder 👔
DefunctJune 2013
Headquarters 🏙️Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Area served 🗺️
Products 🎛️ 🧴Cablecasting, Broadband Internet, Phone
Revenue$1.26 billion USD
Net income
Unknown
OwnerInsight Communications
Members
Number of employees
2,777 (as of 9/30/2011)
Website[Lua error in Module:WikidataIB at line 665: attempt to index field 'wikibase' (a nil value). ] 
address
telephone

Insight Communications was an American multiple system operator (MSO) which was founded in 1985 that served the states of Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. Until its purchase by Time Warner Cable in 2011, Insight was the ninth largest cable operator in the United States with 760,000 subscribers.

Acquisition by Time Warner Cable[edit]

On August 13, 2011, Time Warner Cable (which was acquired by Charter Communications in 2016) announced its purchase of Insight Communications for $3 billion. The sale will create cost efficiencies of approximately $100 million annually through savings on programming expenses and other cost reductions, with the bulk of the savings realized within two years of the close of sale. With Insight's 2011 conversion of its television services from analog to digital, Time Warner Cable expects Insight to have lower capital requirements of 10-12% of revenues upon completion of the acquisition, which is subject to approval by the Federal Communications Commission and Insight franchisees. The merger was completed February 29, 2012.[1][2] On March 9, 2013, letters were sent to Insight customers informing them that starting in June 2013, Insight Communications will be completely absorbed, and Insight service will be replaced by Time Warner Cable. Former Insight customers continue to be able to utilize their former 'insightbb.com' email addresses through Time Warner Cable's email system.

References[edit]

  1. "Time Warner Cable takes over Insight".
  2. "Insight - Time Warner Merger Completed".

External links[edit]



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