Merger hawk on FCC review board for AT&T-DirecTV, Comcast-TWC deals


The FCC has named William Rogerson as part of the team that will review the Comcast (CMCSA)- Time Warner Cable (TWC) and AT&T (T) - DirecTV (DTV) mergers.

Rogerson is considered a bit of a merger hawk after being a gadfly during the Comcast-NBCUniversal combination.

Some analysts think the composition of the board as a whole will lead to a tough review process for the media giants.

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  • Tschurin
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    Good - it's probably not healthy to have so much influence over news and other programming being exercised by one family. JMHO
    8 Jul 2014, 11:04 AM Reply Like
  • Veritas1010
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    This administration will only sleep easy when they strangled both the telecommunication and oil & gas industry.

     

    Maybe the administration is eligible for ''disability'' social security like the so many of the socialist policies they advance.
    8 Jul 2014, 05:43 PM Reply Like
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