LLC (American Media Productions), that carries Los Angeles Dodgers’ baseball games and other sports programing. In many locations, the company has formed advertising ‘interconnects’ or entered into representation agreements with contiguous cable system operators under which it sells advertising on behalf of those operators. The company also sells advertising inventory on behalf of other video distributors, including Verizon Communications Inc.’s (Verizon) FiOS, AT&T Inc.’s (AT&T) U-verse and Charter, in various cities and online display advertising on behalf of third parties. In addition, the company, together with Comcast and Cox Communications, Inc. (Cox), owns National Cable Communications LLC (National Cable Communications), which, on behalf of cable operators, sells advertising time to national and regional advertisers. Through National Cable Communications, the company is a party to an agreement to sell certain DIRECTV Group Inc. (DIRECTV) and DISH Network, LLC (DISH Network) advertising inventory. Regional Sports Networks and Local Sports, News and Lifestyle Channels In 2012, the company launched the Lakers’ RSNs that carry the Los Angeles Lakers’ basketball games, as well as other regional sports programming. As of December 31, 2014, the Lakers’ RSNs were distributed by the majority of major video distributors to approximately 5.1 million subscribers. The company also manages 31 local news channels, including Time Warner Cable News NY1, a 24-hour news channel focused on New York City, 16 local sports channels and 4 local lifestyle channels, and it owns 26.8% of Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, LLC (doing business as SportsNet New York). In 2014, American Media Productions, an unaffiliated third party, launched SportsNet LA, a regional sports network carrying the Los Angeles Dodgers’ baseball games and other sports programming. In addition, the company provides certain production and technical services to American Media Productions. Distribution of Services The company delivers video, data and voice services over a network that includes a nationwide fiber backbone, fiber-rich regional and metro rings, and ‘last mile’ connections to customers’ homes and businesses. TWE-A/N Partnership Time Warner Entertainment-Advance/Newhouse Partnership (TWE-A/N) is a partnership that was formed between Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. (TWE); and Advance/Newhouse Partnership (A/N), a partnership owned by 100% owned subsidiaries of Advance Publications and Newhouse Broadcasting Corporation. The general partnership interests in TWE-A/N are held by TWCE and A/N. Regulations The company’s business is subject, in part, to the Communications Act of 1934, as amended (the Communications Act), regulation by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and other regulation by federal, state, local and foreign authorities under applicable laws and regulations. Environmental Regulation: The company is subject to an investigation by the California Attorney General and the Alameda County, California District Attorney regarding whether certain of its waste disposal policies, procedures and practices are in violation of the California Business and Professions Code and the California Health and Safety Code. Competition Incumbent local telephone companies: The company’s residential video, high-speed data and voice services face competition throughout its operating areas from the video, digital subscriber line (DSL), fiber to the home (FTTH), wireless broadband and wireline and wireless phone offerings of, among others, AT&T; CenturyLink, Inc.; Cincinnati Bell, Inc.; Fairpoint Communications, Inc.; Frontier Communications Corporation; Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc.; Verizon; and Windstream Corp. Direct broadcast satellite: The company’s residential video service faces competition from direct broadcast satellite (DBS) services, primarily DISH Network and DIRECTV. Overbuilders: In Kansas City, the company’s residential video and high-speed data services compete with Google Inc.
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