The Empire Strikes Back

Eggerton, John
July 2010
Multichannel News;7/26/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 29, p33
The article reports on the retaliation made by Comcast Corp. to critics of its National Broadcasting Company Universal (NBCU) merger plan. Comcast, NBCU and General Electric which is NBCU's parent and Comcast's potential joint-venture partner, has claimed that instead of raising various trivial issues, critics should have provided facts, logic, and rational arguments. Comcast and NBCU have pointed out the deal is a merge between companies that do not possess market power in any pertinent market.


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