Docket Number: 
MB Docket 10-154

On July 1, 2010, Cablevision Systems Corporation (“Cablevision”), Bresnan Broadband Holding, LLC, Bresnan Communications, LLC, and their subsidiaries, and the William J. Bresnan Revocable Trust (collectively, “Bresnan” and, together with Cablevision, the “Applicants”) jointly submitted applications to the Commission pursuant to Sections 214 and 310(d) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, seeking consent to the transfer of control of certain licenses and authorizations to Cablevision. The proposed transfers of control are part of a larger transaction whereby Cablevision will acquire control of Bresnan.

Cablevision, a Delaware corporation, is majority-owned by a group comprised of Charles F. Dolan and his family. Cablevision is a facilities-based provider of bundled video, voice, and broadband Internet services in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. It provides basic video service to approximately 3.1 million subscribers, voice service to approximately 2.1 million residential and small business customers, and broadband service to approximately 2.6 million customers. Bresnan is a cable provider serving 300,000 subscribers in 148 communities in Colorado, Utah, Montana, and Wyoming. Bresnan also provides voice service to 126,000 subscribers and broadband service to 220,000 subscribers.

Comments or petitions to deny must be filed no later than September 13, 2010. Replies or oppositions to comments and petitions must be filed no later than September 28, 2010. See the Public Notice for more information.

Timeline

Day 43 - September 21, 2010

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Orders & Public Notices

9/21/10
Applications Granted for the Transfer of Control of Bresnan Communications, LLC To Cablevision Systems Corporation.
Public Notice:
Word | Acrobat

8/12/10
Applications Filed for the Transfer of Control of Authorizations held by Bresnan Communications, LLC to Cablevision Systems Corporation; Pleading Cycle Established.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Application Documents

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Applications Granted for the Transfer of Control of Bresnan Communications, LLC To Cablevision Systems Corporation.
Public Notice: Word | Acrobat

Contacts: 
Amy Brett or Marcia Glauberman
Industry Analysis Division, Media Bureau
(202) 418-2330
General Information: 

This page contains an indexed unofficial listing of and electronic links to most materials in this docket. The applications and any associated documents are also available for public inspection and copying during normal reference room hours at the FCC Reference Center. Copies of the applications and any subsequently-filed documents in this matter also may be obtained through the Commission's Electronic Comment Filing System. To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at 202-418-0530 (voice), 202-418-0432 (tty).