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Consolidating Guarantor Financial Information Consolidating Statements of Cash Flows (Details)

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Consolidating Guarantor Financial Information Consolidating Statements of Cash Flows (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2015
Dec. 31, 2014
Dec. 31, 2013
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities $ 208,844 $ 233,866 $ 214,649
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures (12,422) (7,769) (9,925)
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (266,558) (268,160) (234,914)
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired (56,778) 0 (478,738)
Increase in restricted cash (37) 22 2,600
Proceeds from sale of assets 5 241 2
Net cash used in investing activities (335,790) (276,102) (721,075)
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 778,000 169,000 630,575
Payments on long-term debt (666,640) (127,166) (133,048)
Refinance costs (6,477) 0 (8,179)
Contributions from Ascent Capital 22,690 0 20,000
Net cash used in financing activities 127,573 39,834 507,348
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 627 (2,402) 922
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 1,953 4,355 3,433
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 2,580 1,953 $ 4,355
Eliminations      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 0    
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures 0    
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired 0    
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired 0    
Increase in restricted cash 0    
Net cash used in investing activities 0    
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 0    
Payments on long-term debt 0    
Net cash used in financing activities 0    
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 0    
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 0    
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 0 0  
Parent Issuer      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 201,159    
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures (11,866)    
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (260,256)    
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired (56,778)    
Increase in restricted cash (37)    
Proceeds from sale of assets 5    
Net cash used in investing activities (328,932)    
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 778,000    
Payments on long-term debt (666,640)    
Refinance costs (6,477)    
Contributions from Ascent Capital 22,690    
Net cash used in financing activities 127,573    
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents (200)    
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 1,713    
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 1,513 1,713  
Subsidiary Guarantors      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 7,685    
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures (556)    
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (6,302)    
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired 0    
Increase in restricted cash 0    
Net cash used in investing activities (6,858)    
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 0    
Payments on long-term debt 0    
Net cash used in financing activities 0    
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 827    
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 240    
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 1,067 240  
Non-Guarantors      
Operating activities:      
Net cash provided by operating activities 0    
Investing activities:      
Capital expenditures 0    
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired 0    
Cash paid for acquisition, net of cash acquired 0    
Increase in restricted cash 0    
Net cash used in investing activities 0    
Financing activities:      
Proceeds from long-term debt 0    
Payments on long-term debt 0    
Net cash used in financing activities 0    
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 0    
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 0    
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $ 0 $ 0