Saturday, February 06, 2010

Senate Hearing On Comcast & NBC/Universal Merger

The Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights held a hearing entitled, “The Comcast/NBC Universal Merger: What Does the Future Hold for Competition and Consumers?” on February 4, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. The hearing explored the potential impact on the media marketplace of the proposed joint venture agreement between Comcast and NBC Universal. Statement of Subcommittee Chairman Herb Kohl. Statement of Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy.

Witness List:

Brian L. Roberts Chairman and CEO Comcast Corporation Philadelphia, PA

JOINT STATEMENT ROBERTS & ZUCKER (pictured above left)

Jeff Zucker President and CEO NBC Universal New York, NY

Colleen Abdoulah President and CEO WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone Denver, CO

Mark Cooper Director of Research Consumer Federation of America Washington, D.C.

Andrew J. Schwartzman President and CEO Media Access Project Washington, D.C.

Same day House Hearing (9:30 a.m.)

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