With Proposed Mega-Merger On The Hill, Spotlight's On Consumers

Apr 9, 2014
Originally published on April 9, 2014 3:48 pm

Comcast and Time Warner executives ran into stiff opposition as they pitched their proposed merger to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The deal would give the combined company a large share of both pay TV and broadband internet service markets. In both cases, lawmakers wanted to know how consumers would be affected.