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Comcast-TWC merger worries, outrages consumers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comcast and Time Warner Cable regularly rank at the bottom of the pay TV industry when it comes to...
Read more Feb 14 2014, 12:50am CST
 

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7 Ways the Feds Can Make a Comcast-Time Warner Merger Less Terrible

Source: Wired

Senate Judiciary Cmte Holds Hearing On Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger
If the Comcast-Time Warner deal must go through, the FCC should impose the seven rules I outline below. But first, some background on Comcast’s special place in what is looking ...
Full article at: Wired 1 day ago, 5:46am CDT
 

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Politics Are Part Of The Debate Over Comcast’s Bid For Time Warner Cable

Source: CBS Philly

Bundeswehr Holds Alpine Adventure Camp 2014
By Ian Bush PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Along with concerns over competition and the impact on customers, politics are part of the debate over Comcast’s bid for Time Warner Cable. Both parties have benefited from Comcast cash, though donations and fundraising from top execs have favored Democrats. One of the recipients: Delaware Senator Chris Coons. “That doesn’t influence my questions that’ll be asked at th ...
Full article at: CBS Philly Apr 13 2014, 3:00am CDT
 

History Shows Why the Proposed Comcast–Time Warner Merger Threatens Internet Equality

Source: MIT Technology Review

Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.Among the many threats to the future of Internet access in the United States, nothing tops Comcast’s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The combined company would be in a position to provide high-capacity data services to almost two-thi ...
Full article at: MIT Technology Review Apr 10 2014, 12:35pm CDT
 

Here's Why the Comcast-Time Warner Merger is Bad

Source: MIT Technology Review

Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.Among the many threats to the future of Internet access in the United States, nothing tops Comcast’s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The combined company would be in a position to provide high-capacity data services to almost two-thirds of American households and to tightly control everything flowi ...
Full article at: MIT Technology Review Apr 10 2014, 12:35pm CDT
 

The Horrifying Merger Between Comcast, Time Warner and Our Congress

Source: AlterNet.org

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You might not be able to get decent cable service or a good Wi-Fi signal but when it comes to Congress, Comcast is quite the attentive suitor. The US Senate on Wednesday held its first hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner deal — a $45 billion transaction that will affect millions of consumers and further pad some already well-lined pockets — so now seems a good time to look at how our elected officials have benefitted from the largesse of the two companies with an ...
Full article at: AlterNet.org Apr 10 2014, 10:07am CDT
 

Comcast, Time Warner andCongress: Perfect Together

Source: The Huffington Post

Bundeswehr Holds Alpine Adventure Camp 2014
On April 9, the US Senate held its first hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner deal -- a $45 billion transaction that will affect millions of consumers and further pad some already well-lined pockets. So it seems a good time to take a look at how our elected officials have benefitted from the largesse of the two companies with an urge to merge. Although the ultimate decision will be made by the Federal Communications ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post Apr 10 2014, 7:01am CDT
 

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Senators: Comcast deal could mean higher broadband prices

Source: PC World

The proposed $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast would give the company huge market power to determine broadband prices and Internet content, a group of U.S. senators said Wednesday.The deal, announced in February, raises serious questions about Comcast’s ability to set prices in both the broadband and the cable television markets, several members of the Senate Judiciary Committee said during a hearing.The propose ...
Full article at: PC World Apr 9 2014, 2:03pm CDT
 

Comcast: Without Time Warner Cable, we can’t compete against Google, Netflix

Source: Ars Technica

Comcast Comcast today filed a 175-page "public interest statement" with the Federal Communications Commission to explain why its proposed $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable will be good for consumers. The country's largest cable and broadband Internet provider is already meeting opposition in its quest to buy the second largest cable provider, however. As Comcast prepare ...
Full article at: Ars Technica Apr 8 2014, 12:16pm CDT
 

Comcast TWC Merger would Bring More Content to Apple TV Set Top Box

Comcast TWC Merger would Bring More Content to Apple TV Set Top Box
The best has joined hands with the rest. Comcast has taken over TWC for a sum amounting to $45 billion. What were up until now merely rumors have been confirmed by both companies.
Read more Feb 13 2014, 9:22am CST
 


 

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