Consumers Union called on the FCC to block the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, filing a petition with Common Cause against the deal as the FCC seeks public comment on the merger.
Consumers Union Press Releases
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, took a light-hearted look at Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable today in a new satirical video. The video pokes fun at Comcast’s “Together is Better” ad campaign, which promises everything will get better if the cable Continue Reading
Thursday, June 19, 2014 Majority of Consumers Oppose the Comcast / Time Warner Cable Merger Large Majorities Agree That Proposed Merger Will Cost Consumers YONKERS, NY: Most Americans are opposed to the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, according to a new public opinion poll by the Consumer Reports National Research Center. The Continue Reading
PHILADELPHIA, PA – A coalition of organizations and local residents opposing Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable protested the deal today outside the Comcast investor meeting in Philadelphia. The groups, which have gathered over 400,000 signatures from people throughout the country opposed to the merger, held a “People’s Vote” on the deal and called Continue Reading
As the House prepares to hold a hearing on the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, CU is telling lawmakers the deal would be extremely harmful to consumers, and the federal government should oppose it.
Cable companies Comcast and Charter Communications announced a $20 billion deal as Comcast seeks government approval for its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable.
Combining the two largest cable companies would be anti-competitive, anti-consumer, and just plain bad for America April 9, 2014 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger began on Wednesday — and 400,000 Americans have already signed petitions urging Washington to reject the deal. The petitions, organized by public interest Continue Reading
Consumers stand to lose out if Comcast and Time Warner Cable are allowed to merge, according to Consumers Union.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Comcast and Time Warner Cable Score Low on Latest Consumer Reports Customer Satisfaction Survey Low Scores Show Why The Companies Shouldn’t Be Allowed To Merge WASHINGTON, D.C. – Comcast and Time Warner Cable earned low customer satisfaction scores in the latest Consumer Reports National Research Center’s survey of consumers about their experiences Continue Reading
February 26, 2014 Consumers Union Urges Regulators to Take a Closer Look at Comcast/Netflix Deal Group Also Highlights Concerns that Comcast May Have Violated Terms of NBC Universal Deal WASHINGTON – Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, today sent letters to regulators urging them to take a hard look at the Continue Reading
Thursday, February 13, 2014 Consumers Union Opposes Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger, Citing Serious Concerns About Pricing and Service WASHINGTON, D.C. — Comcast has proposed a deal to buy Time Warner Cable, a mega-merger that would combine the two largest cable providers in the United States. Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, Continue Reading