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On February 10, 2010 By Donna Baldry July 22, 2010
The pending deal between NBC Universal and Comcast has found an unlikely opponent in former NBC-funnyman-turned-Senator, Al Franken (D-Minn.).
As we reported in December 2009, the joint venture agreement would leave Comcast owning 51 percent and G.E. owning 49 percent of NBC Universal. However, it seems predictions that the merger would face Continue Reading →
On December 7, 2009 By Josh Lee July 24, 2010
Contrary to what many pessimistic job seekers are saying, there is still work out there for M&A lawyers.Continue Reading →
On September 4, 2009 By Emily Beverage January 26, 2014
On August 28, the D.C. Circuit struck down as “arbitrary and capricious” a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulation prohibiting a single cable operator from serving more than 30 percent of the market. Comcast, which challenged the regulation, now has room to increase its 25 percent market share. Groups like Media Access [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
Comcast’s win in district court regarding 1993 FCC rule allows it to pursue more than 30% of cable market.
Musician John Mayer must dish out $25,000 to charity selected by TMZ for losing bet over not-so-secret mug shot.
Michael Jackson’s death officially ruled a homicide [...]Continue Reading →
On May 21, 2009 By JETLaw May 21, 2009
It is a new chapter in the tumultuous history of the NFL Network. Cable provider Comcast Corp. and the NFL finally reached an agreement this week, but it may not be an ultimate resolution to their long dispute over the NFL Network. The conflict between the two parties began when Comcast [...]Continue Reading →
Solidifying the Defensive Line: The NFL Network's Current Position Under Antitrust Law and How it Can Be Improved
On April 28, 2009 By JETLaw April 28, 2009
Most people would agree that when it comes to watching football, more is better. But is more always legal? With the rise of pay-per-view television in the 1980s, enthusiastic fans have been willing to pay a premium to watch their favorite teams engage in normally untelevised action or view other notable sports events [...]Continue Reading →
On November 25, 2008 By JETLaw November 25, 2008
The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Comcast filed suit Thursday against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The cable giant is seeking to block the FCC’s decision to sanction it for “blocking” internet traffic for certain subscribers.
As our blog reported on August 15, the FCC handed down a narrow 3-2 decision in [...]Continue Reading →
The New York Times recently reported that beginning on October 1, 2008 Comcast will limit residential Internet usage at 250 gigabytes of bandwidth per month. According to a Comcast spokesperson, the 250 GB limit should have little effect on typical Internet users, who only use [...]Continue Reading →
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