Europe’s Altice buying Cablevision as it expands in US

Cablevision Altice European telecommunications and cable company Altice has agreed to buy New York cable operator Cablevision for $17.7 billion, including debt, as it pursues its aggressive expansion in the U.S.

Expanding in U.S., Altice to Buy Cablevision for $17.7 Billion

db-cable-web2-master675 The proposed takeover would make the European telecom giant’s American operations the country’s fourth-largest cable company.