TITLE

Bloomberg, Comcast Square Off

AUTHOR(S)
Eggerton, John
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Multichannel News;6/20/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 25, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the complaint of Bloomberg LP to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding the neighborhood of news or business news channels which will be taken under the joint venture between Comcast Corp. and NBC Universal International Ltd. (NBCU). It states that Bloomberg complains on the right of Comcast to group news channels into new networks in major markets. However; Comcast defended that it has accomplished the channel placement decisions before the NBCU deal. INSET: 'NEIGHBORHOOD' WATCH.
ACCESSION #
63007429

 

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