Only a month ago, a coalition of more than a dozen groups formed in an effort to work together in stopping the pending merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. And while the federal regulatory review process inched forward on this deal, more and more groups have joined in the fight to prevent Comcast from dominating the consumer broadband market in the U.S.
The Stop Mega Comcast Coalition now counts 27 different groups among its membership, including our advocacy-minded colleagues at Consumers Union, who joined the coalition in recent weeks.
CU Policy Counsel Delara Derakhshani says that consumers, especially those who have been customers of either of these cable TV giants, have good reason to be skeptical that the two lowest-rated cable and broadband providers in the country would somehow be better together.
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