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Comcast will buy Time Warner Cable for about $45.2 billion in a deal that would combine the nation's top two cable TV companies ...
and create a dominant force in creating and delivering entertainment. (Feb. 13)
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SHOTLISTComcast VNR - AP Television Clients OnlyPhiladelphia - Date Unknown1. Comcast HeadquartersAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlyNew York, File/Date Unknown2. Wide, Time Warner headquartersComcast VNR - AP Television Clients OnlyPhiladelphia - Date Unknown3. Comcast productsAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlySilver Spring, MD - February 13, 20144. SOUNDBITE (English) Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public KnowledgeComcast VNR - AP Television Clients OnlyPhiladelphia - Date Unknown5. Comcast productsAP Television - AP Television Clients OnlySilver Spring, MD - February 13, 20146. SOUNDBITE (English) Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public KnowledgeComcast VNR - AP Television Clients OnlyPhiladelphia - Date Unknown7. Comcast HeadquartersVOICE-OVERTHE $45 BILLION DOLLAR COMCAST TIME WARNER CABLE DEAL WOULD COMBINE THE NATION'S TOP TWO CABLE TV COMPANIES - setting up A DOMINANT FORCE IN CREATING AND DELIVERING ENTERTAINMENT.THE COMBINED ENTITY WOULD HAVE ABOUT 30 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS, A LEVEL THAT ISNT EXPECTED TO TRIGGER THE CONCERN OF ANTITRUST AUTHORITIES.BUT HAROLD FELD, THE SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AT PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE, SAYS THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT SHOULD LOOK CLOSER AT THE DEAL.SOUNDBITE (English) Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public Knowledge"When you look at residential wired broadband you're talking a much smaller market. Of the companies that do that kind of triple play service, they're going to be maybe closer forty to forty-five percent of the market, which is really getting up there in terms of what the Department of Justice and others consider to be a dangerous level of concentration." FELD SAYS NOT ONLY WILL THE MERGER INCREASE PRICES FOR CONSUMERS, IT WILL ALSO ALLOW COMCAST TO EXERT GREATER CONTROL OVER WHAT CONSUMERS WILL BE ABLE TO VIEW.SOUNDBITE (English) Harold Feld, Senior Vice President, Public KnowledgeWhat we're talking about is a massive company that is able to say to companies like Disney, 'hey we want to have the exclusive rights to do 'Frozen' (Disney movie) online and keep that away from Amazon and away from Netflix for as long as you can.'"TIME WARNER CABLE HAS STRONGHOLDS IN NEW YORK, LOS ANGELES, DALLAS AND MILWAUKEE. COMCAST OPERATES IN CHICAGO AND NORTHEAST MARKETS... BOSTON, WASHINGTON AND PHILADELPHIA. THE DEAL IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE BY THE END OF THE YEAR, PENDING SHAREHOLDER AND REGULATORY APPROVALS.SIG OUT - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS