Comcast—the largest cable company in the U.S. and the “Borg” of digital media (“You will be assimilated”)—now has Time Warner Cable, the nation’s #2 cable company, in its sights and “monopoly” is the name of the D.C. game. Indeed, if the proposed merger of the two cable giants is approved by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), a third of the nation’s cable subscribers and 40 percent of the country’s high-speed Internet customers will come under the control of this new mega-cable conglomerate.

Source: The Hill (Thursday March 27, 2014)
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