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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 is a subsidiary of the Data and Analytics Platform business unit of IBM .

CONTENTS

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

HISTORY AND OPERATIONS

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 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 for use of its weather data and "The Weather Channel" name and branding.

SEE ALSO

* Atlanta portal * Companies portal * Weather portal

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

REFERENCES

* ^ Staff (undated). "Locations". The Weather Company. Retrieved 22 July 2016. * ^ _A_ _B_ Press release (29 January 2016). " IBM Closes Deal to Acquire The Weather Company\'s Product and Technology Businesses". The Weather Company. Retrieved 22 July 2016. * ^ Hardy, Quentin (28 October 2015). " IBM to Acquire the Weather Company". _ The New York Times _. Retrieved 22 July 2016. * ^ Cao, Jing (28 October 2015). " 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.