Hours after Comcast walked away, Time Warner Cable may already have a new bidder

Time warner cableJoshua Lott/ReutersTime Warner Cable could already be in another buyer’s crosshairs.

Charter Communications may want to buy Time Warner Cable.

A Bloomberg report said that, less than 24 hours after Comcast walked away from a $US45 billion deal, Charter Communications advisors are readying a potential bid for the cable company.

Time Warner Cable shares jumped more than 5% in late-afternoon trading on the report.

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