Naysayers Wring Hands Over Comcast-TWC Merger

in 2014, College of Communication, Newsmakers, T. Barton Carter
February 14th, 2014

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T. Barton Carter, College of Communication

After months of being courted by both Comcast and¬†Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable has agreed to be purchased by Comcast for US$45.2 billion in stock…

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“Companies seeking to justify mergers almost always claim that economies of scale will increase efficiency and provide better service.¬†In reality, however, they often reduce competition and thus the incentive to provide better, more affordable service.”

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