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On 2 fronts, Senator Franken fights Comcast-Time Warner merger

In both the Senate and in the media, Al Franken (D-MN) is fighting to stop the Comcast-Time Warner merger. Read More »

Senate committee grills Comcast-Time Warner on merger

At an April 9 Capitol Hill hearing, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee and consumer groups expressed deep skepticism about the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner. Read More »

Washington Post editorialist slams Comcast-Time Warner deal

“Can we block a merger just because the two companies involved are jerks?” asked Washington Post editorial writer Catherine Rampell. Read More »

Time Warner’s sell-out CEO to get $80 million

Time Warner CEO Robert Marcus began his job January 1, then sold the company to Comcast, for which he'll be receiving “a severance payment that amounts to more than $1 million a day for the six weeks he ran the company before agreeing to sell.” Read More »

Multistate AG taskforce looking at Comcast-Time Warner merger

A multistate taskforce, plus several individual states, are joining the DOJ and the FCC in reviewing Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner. Read More »

Comcast-Time Warner deal provoking strong reaction

The $45 billion Comcast purchase of Time Warner cable – a combination of the largest and second-largest cable/Internet/phone companies – sparked strong reaction from many quarters. Read More »

How the Cable Giants Got So Big

As Comcast and Time Warner prepare to merge, it's worth looking at their lineages, and how they achieved their size by gobbling up other, smaller communications providers. This graphic tells the story. Read More »

CWA: Regulators Should Scrutinize Comcast-Time Warner Details

CWA said that regulators should scrutinize the announced Comcast/Time Warner deal in terms of cost, competition and public interest. Read More »

Public opposition to Sprint-T-Mobile merger still strong

Sprint leaders expected challenges to their bid to acquire T-Mobile, but according to The Wall Street Journal, “... the men were surprised by the level of opposition and its very public nature.” Read More »

Wheeler indicates to Sprint that he’s skeptical of merger

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler told Sprint top management that he'll 'keep an open mind' about their proposed merger with T-Mobile, but he remains skeptical. Read More »

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