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Condensed Cash Flow Statement (Details)

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Condensed Cash Flow Statement (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Thousands
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
Sep. 30, 2015
Cash flows from operating activities:    
Net cash provided by operating activities $ 158,959 $ 173,237
Investing activities:    
Capital expenditures (5,071) (10,034)
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (160,117) (205,050)
Cash acquired (paid) on acquisition 0 (56,778)
Decrease (increase) in restricted cash 55 (42)
Proceeds from the disposal of operating assets 0 4
Net cash used in investing activities (165,133) (271,900)
Financing activities:    
Proceeds from long-term debt 1,249,000 749,550
Payments on long-term debt (1,200,009) (640,465)
Payments of financing costs (16,711) (6,477)
Contribution from Ascent Capital 0 22,690
Net cash provided by financing activities 32,280 125,298
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 26,106 26,635
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 2,580 1,953
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 28,686 28,588
Eliminations    
Cash flows from operating activities:    
Net cash provided by operating activities 0 0
Investing activities:    
Capital expenditures 0 0
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired 0 0
Decrease (increase) in restricted cash 0 0
Net cash used in investing activities 0 0
Financing activities:    
Proceeds from long-term debt 0 0
Payments on long-term debt 0 0
Payments of financing costs 0 0
Contribution from Ascent Capital   0
Net cash provided by financing activities 0 0
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 0 0
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 0 0
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 0 0
Parent Issuer    
Cash flows from operating activities:    
Net cash provided by operating activities 151,350 171,688
Investing activities:    
Capital expenditures (4,138) (9,695)
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (153,491) (200,044)
Cash acquired (paid) on acquisition   (61,550)
Decrease (increase) in restricted cash 55 (42)
Proceeds from the disposal of operating assets   4
Net cash used in investing activities (157,574) (271,327)
Financing activities:    
Proceeds from long-term debt 1,249,000 749,550
Payments on long-term debt (1,200,009) (640,465)
Payments of financing costs (16,711) (6,477)
Contribution from Ascent Capital   22,690
Net cash provided by financing activities 32,280 125,298
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 26,056 25,659
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 1,513 1,713
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 27,569 27,372
Subsidiary Guarantors    
Cash flows from operating activities:    
Net cash provided by operating activities 7,609 1,549
Investing activities:    
Capital expenditures (933) (339)
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired (6,626) (5,006)
Cash acquired (paid) on acquisition   4,772
Decrease (increase) in restricted cash 0 0
Proceeds from the disposal of operating assets   0
Net cash used in investing activities (7,559) (573)
Financing activities:    
Proceeds from long-term debt 0 0
Payments on long-term debt 0 0
Payments of financing costs 0 0
Contribution from Ascent Capital   0
Net cash provided by financing activities 0 0
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 50 976
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 1,067 240
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period 1,117 1,216
Non-Guarantors    
Cash flows from operating activities:    
Net cash provided by operating activities 0 0
Investing activities:    
Capital expenditures 0 0
Cost of subscriber accounts acquired 0 0
Decrease (increase) in restricted cash 0 0
Proceeds from the disposal of operating assets   0
Net cash used in investing activities 0 0
Financing activities:    
Proceeds from long-term debt 0  
Payments on long-term debt 0 0
Payments of financing costs 0 0
Contribution from Ascent Capital   0
Net cash provided by financing activities 0 0
Net increase in cash and cash equivalents 0 0
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period 0 0
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period $ 0 $ 0