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THE WEATHER COMPANY is a weather forecasting and information technology company that owns and operates weather.com , intellicast.com , and Weather Underground . The Weather Company
The Weather Company
is a subsidiary of the Data and Analytics Platform business unit of IBM
IBM
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CONTENTS

* 1 History and operations * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links

HISTORY AND OPERATIONS

The Weather Company
The Weather Company
started as The Weather Channel in 1982. In 2012, the company created a broader holding company replaced the word "Channel" with "Company" to better reflect their growing audience of digital products.

The Weather Company
The Weather Company
was previously owned by a consortium made up of The Blackstone Group , Bain Capital , and NBCUniversal . That consortium sold The Weather Company's product and technology assets to IBM
IBM
on January 29, 2016, but retained possession of The Weather Channel cable network . As part of the purchase, the Bain/Blackstone/ NBCUniversal consortium entered into a long-term licensing agreement with IBM
IBM
for use of its weather data and "The Weather Channel" name and branding.

SEE ALSO

* Atlanta
Atlanta
portal * Companies portal * Weather portal

* List of mergers and acquisitions by IBM
IBM
* List of meteorology institutions

REFERENCES

* ^ https://www.yellowpages.com/atlanta-ga/mip/the-weather-channel-471826397 * ^ A B Press release (29 January 2016). " IBM
IBM
Closes Deal to Acquire The Weather Company\'s Product and Technology Businesses". The Weather Company. Retrieved 22 July 2016. * ^ Stelter, Brian (2012-10-21). "Weather Channel’s Parent Company Is Renamed". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331 . Retrieved 2017-08-17. * ^ Hardy, Quentin (28 October 2015). " IBM
IBM
to Acquire the Weather Company". The New York Times . Retrieved 22 July 2016. * ^ Cao, Jing (28 October 2015). " IBM
IBM
Agrees to Acquire Weather Channel\'s Digital Assets". Bloomberg News . Retrieved 22 July 2016. * ^ Littleton, Cynthia (28 October 2015). "Storms Are In, Reality Shows Out as Weather Channel Gets Back to Basics". Variety . Retrieved 22 July 2016.

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