DOJ takes a closer look at Comcast’s deal with Netflix

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When Netflix agreed in February to pay Comcast more money to ensure its movies and TV shows stream more quickly, it raised plenty of eyebrows.  Now it looks like the Department of Justice plans to investigate the potentially anticompetitive nature of the agreement. The deal was announced after reports that millions of Comcast customers trying Continue Reading

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Comcast and Time Warner Execs Get Grilled at Senate Hearing

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Senators had plenty of pointed questions for Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives today at a Capitol Hill hearing on their proposed mega-merger. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee pressed the execs on how a combination of the nation’s two largest cable companies would possibly benefit consumers. The chairman of the committee, Sen. Patrick Leahy Continue Reading

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Comcast makes it official at the FCC

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After much anticipation, Comcast finally filed its formal paperwork with the Federal Communications Commission in support of its merger with Time Warner Cable.  Of course, the proposed $45 billion deal isn’t exactly being greeted with cheers from most consumers. That’s because both companies are already at the back of the pack when it comes to Continue Reading

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