News Release: State Holds Public Hearings on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

Posted on Jul 1, 2014 in News Releases

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS

Cable Television Division

 

NEIL ABERCROMBIE
GOVERNOR

 

KEALII S. LOPEZ
DIRECTOR

 

CATHERINE AWAKUNI
CABLE TV ADMINISTRATOR

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 1, 2014

 

STATE HOLDS PUBLIC HEARINGS ON COMCAST-TIME WARNER CABLE MERGER

DCCA to Receive Testimony from Public on Transfer of Oceanic’s Cable Franchises

 

HONOLULU — The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Cable Television Division (CATV) is holding a series of public hearings involving the merger of Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Comcast Corp.

 

Comcast has submitted a joint application with Oceanic Time Warner Cable’s parent company, TWC, for the transfer of control of Oceanic’s Hawaii cable franchises, at the parent level, from TWC to Comcast.

 

These hearings will give the public an opportunity to provide comments to CATV on the proposed transfer and any cable-related issue. The public hearings begin on July 14, 2014, and end on July 18, 2014.

 

 

Monday, July 14, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

West Hawaii Civic Center

Community Meeting Hale

74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy.

Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

 

Monday, July 14, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

Lihue Civic Center

Moikeha Building, Room 2A/B

Planning Committee Meeting Room

4444 Rice St.

Lihue, HI 96766

 

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

Cameron Center Auditorium

95 Mahalani St.

Wailuku, HI 96793

 

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

Aupuni Center Conference Room

101 Pauahi St.

Hilo, HI 96720

 

Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

West Maui Senior Center

Classroom 115

788 Pauoa St.

Lahaina, HI 96761

 

Friday, July 18, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.

King Kalakaua Building

Queen Liliuokalani Conf. Room

335 Merchant St.

Honolulu, HI 96813

 

 

For those members of the public who cannot attend in person, comments can be e-mailed to cabletv@dcca.hawaii.gov, faxed to (808) 586-2625 or mailed to:

 

Cable Television Division

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

P.O. Box 541

Honolulu, HI 96809

 

The public can review all related documents involving the proposed transfer on CATV’s website at: http://cca.hawaii.gov/catv/cable_operators/comcast-time-warner-merger/

 

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Media Contact:

Brent Suyama

DCCA Communications Officer

808-586-7582

bsuyama@dcca.hawaii.gov

cca.hawaii.gov