There have been quite a few channel controversies in the past several months.

Edward Gately, Senior News Editor

August 28, 2018

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There’s been an abundance of drama in the world of telecommunications and information technology — particularly in one of its important subsets, the channel.

Among the expected news of the day, such as new hires, breaking M&A and changes in channel strategy, there also are controversies that get the channel talking. There have been quite a few in just the past few months.

Recent hubbub involves the ongoing labor dispute between AT&T and the Communications Workers of America (CWA), Broadcom’s co-founder facing drug-trafficking counts in Las Vegas, and New York State’s decision to revoke its approval of the 2016 merger of Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable, and bar Charter, doing business as Spectrum, from operating in the state.

The ongoing net neutrality fight and continued layoffs also created buzz.

Click through the slides below to revisit the controversies and conflicts that have rocked the channel since spring.

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About the Author(s)

Edward Gately

Senior News Editor, Channel Futures

As news editor, Edward Gately covers cybersecurity, new channel programs and program changes, M&A and other IT channel trends. Prior to Informa, he spent 26 years as a newspaper journalist in Texas, Louisiana and Arizona.

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