Consumer groups call for FCC to block Comcast-TWC deal

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Sixty-five organizations representing consumers, content producers, and social justice and democracy-reform advocates have called on the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed merger of cable operators Comcast and Time Warner Cable. In a letter to the FCC, the groups warned that the merger would give Comcast "unprecedented gatekeeper control" over the telecommunications and media landscape in the US and lead to higher prices and fewer choices for broadband and cable customers. The merger would give Comcast too much control over the future of the internet and communications

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Companies: Comcast / FCC / IN Media / Time Warner Cable
Countries: United States
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