Door Slams on At Home

Farrell, Mike
October 2006
Multichannel News;10/16/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 41, p44
The article reports on the refusal of the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case bought by cable Internet-service provider At Home Corp. against Comcast Corp. and Cox Communiations Inc. In 2000, Comcast and Cox agreed to sell their interest in At Home to AT& Corp. for about $3 billion. A year after the deal, At Home filed for bankruptcy wherein shareholders claimed that the two companies had a combined profit of approximately $600 million from the demise.


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