Proceed With Caution

Robichaux, Mark
November 2009
Multichannel News;11/30/2009, Vol. 30 Issue 44, p24
In this article the author argues on the plan of Comcast Corp. NBC Universal Inc. and (NBCU) to partner in the creation of the largest cable operator in the U.S. It notes that Obama administration will intervene in the partnership through requesting concessions and creating new regulation. It implies on the increase rates in retransmission-consent agreements and its impact to other cable operators. Furthermore, it asserts that the partnership will slow down innovation in cable television.


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