Time Warner Cable + Sprint?

Posted by Sam Churchill on

Time Warner Cable is reportedly working with Sprint on a deal that would allow the cable provider to offer cellphone service on a trial basis next year, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

Time Warner is the country’s second-largest cable operator with nearly 11 million subscribers and would be the only major cable company to offer cellular service. It would give the two companies stakes in television, high-speed Internet access and wired and wireless phone service.

Representatives from both companies confirmed that talks are underway but would not say if a deal was imminent, as the newspaper reported.

The service would be limited to Kansas City, Mo., in the first quarter of 2005, but could expand.

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Posted by Sam Churchill on Wednesday, December 29th, 2004 at 12:11 am .

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