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AT&T, Time Warner promise not to restrict access to content

Thursday 8 December 2016 | 10:59 CET | News
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AT&T has pledged not to restrict rivals' access to Time Warner's films and TV content if their merger goes ahead. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said at a Senate antitrust committee hearing on the deal that the company "will not withhold content to disadvantage someone else", the Washington Post reported. Republican Senator Charles Grassley said there was concern that the merger "will concentrate too much power in one conglomerate, resulting in higher prices and fewer programming options for consumers". Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes told the lawmakers that it would not be in the company's interest

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Companies: Time Warner
Countries: United States
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