Comcast to FCC: We already face enough competition, so let us buy TWC

Comcast and Time Warner Cable don’t compete for customers in any city or town, despite being the nation’s two largest cable companies, which helps explain why US residents have so few viable options for cable and high-speed Internet service. But in response to merger-related questions from the FCC, a Comcast filing points to a broad range of competitors and says it’s easy to switch to a different provider (though a horde of angry customers might disagree). […] Comcast also described a competitive threat from phone companies, which are upgrading DSL to fiber and “appear well-positioned to offer highly competitive broadband speeds well into the future.” – Jon Brodkin,Ars Technica
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