New deal

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBlues bury Kings early with four first-period goals 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! After years of providing bad service, failing to pay its city franchise fees and angering its customers, Adelphia Communications Corp. no longer will be a problem for Los Angeles and its residents. The troubled cable franchise’s assets were taken over by Time Warner and Comcast. And last week, Time Warner won approval to become the cable provider for Adelphia customers in Los Angeles. No doubt service will improve, and the company vows not to raise basic cable rates in connection to the transfer. Although there are many more television viewing choices these days thanks to satellite service and other technology, this cable monopoly represents a limited choice for many Angelenos. As such, it’s incumbent upon the city’s information technology officials to make sure that Time Warner – unlike Adelphia – delivers what it promises.last_img read more