Thursday, 17 August 2017

Charter, TWC agree merger conditions with US authorities

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 26 April 16

U.S. cableco hopeful of receiving final approval 'soon' as FCC, DoJ set out pro-competition remedies.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) on Monday outlined a series of remedies that will allow Charter Communications to push ahead with its plan to merge with Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Bright House Networks while at the same time protecting competition. The two bodies worked together to impose conditions on the deal designed to ensure that the merger will not stifle competition in the video and content distribution market in particular…

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Justice (DoJ) on Monday outlined a series of remedies that will allow Charter Communications to push ahead with its plan to merge with Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Bright House Networks while at the same time protecting competition. The two bodies worked together to impose conditions on the deal designed to ensure that the merger will not stifle competition in the video and content distribution market in particular…

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