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Old 01-19-2011, 02:46 PM
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Default The Comcast/NBC Deal Approved by FCC, Justice Department

Comcast says everything will finally be complete by the end of the month.

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Old 01-19-2011, 10:27 PM
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I guess I have been living under a rock,lol. Never heard of this deal...but I have now so I'm good.
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+ 1 on the whole rock thing.
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Old 01-20-2011, 06:25 AM
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Be very afraid.
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Old 01-20-2011, 12:46 PM
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I know very little about this deal but I know about Comcast. That means that it is almost certainly a bad thing.
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NBC is state-run media...combined with the information giant that is Comcast, no good can come from this.
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The FCC must be really stupid because comcast already overcharges their consumers with ungodly high rates for their terrible cable TV service. The FCC and justice department are just plain dumb to think that this merger will be good for the consumers. Comcast is only interested in one thing and that is profits for themselves. Consumers have been getting railroaded by comcast for many years because of their horrible service and high rates. Now with Comcast and NBC merger comcast will be overcharging the consumers even more with their high rates and ripping us off. I can't believe that the consumer groups are allowing this to go through, If I was verizon I would file an appeal against the FCC and Justice Department on their decision to allow this to go through. Comcast is allowed to takeover any part of the country they like but when verizon wants to add their Fios TV and Internet service to city neighborhoods they are not allowed to do it because of Comcast being treated so nicely. Verizon's Fios service is much better then Comcast's service and now we will have to suffer with this Comcast and NBC merger. The consumers should demand that this merger be called off.
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I never thought that this would be approved. So what stops them from raising prices on NBC channels to unreasonable levels for Comcast's competitors?
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