TITLE

Comcast Close to 'Sub Cap'

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;4/25/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 17, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the participation of Comcast Corp. in the purchase of Adelphia Communications Corp. Call for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to adopt a cable-ownership limit prior to the approval of the purchase transaction involving Comcast; Overview of cable horizontal-ownership rules; Remarks from Comcast chairman and CEO Brian Roberts regarding the cable-ownership transaction.
ACCESSION #
16849436

 

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