Alphabet Inc appoints former Time Warner Cable executive as head of internet services unit

Alphabet Inc said a former Time Warner Cable chief operating officer started 6 February as chief executive of its internet service company, marking the unit’s third CEO in less than two years.

Alphabet Inc. Reuters.

Alphabet Inc. Reuters.

Dinesh Jain, who left Time Warner Cable in 2016, takes over Alphabet’s Access amid decreasing investment in the business.

Access provides high-speed internet service under the Google Fiber and Webpass brand names in nearly 20 US markets. The company reduced expansion plans and cut staff in 2016. Last week, it confirmed a withdrawal from Boston, where Webpass service had been offered.

Previous Access CEO Greg McCray left the company last year.

Published Date: Feb 07, 2018 09:55 AM | Updated Date: Feb 07, 2018 14:50 PM