A question about the TWC-Comcast merger...
05-26-2014, 04:09 PM,
Post: #1
A question about the TWC-Comcast merger...
My understanding is that the only reason neither company has been targeted by the government by being a parasitic monopoly is because they can point at the other and call it "competition." Once the merger is completed, event the most expensive lobbyist have to deal with the fact that the ONE company is essentially the ONLY way to get cable tv and internet.

Thoughts?
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05-27-2014, 12:22 AM,
Post: #2
RE: A question about the TWC-Comcast merger...
Money. Lobbyists. More money. Possibly lobbyists rewriting the monopoly rules.
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05-29-2014, 03:03 PM,
Post: #3
RE: A question about the TWC-Comcast merger...
GRIND THE MEAT

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05-30-2014, 12:28 PM,
Post: #4
RE: A question about the TWC-Comcast merger...
More like :

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05-31-2014, 12:17 PM, (This post was last modified: 05-31-2014, 12:18 PM by FunkyRes.)
Post: #5
RE: A question about the TWC-Comcast merger...
Out here in California, in many areas you only have one option for broadband. e.g. for me, it's Charter or nothing. I can't choose anyone else. So there already is effectively a monopoly.

In some parts of the country there actually is choice and whoever owns the cable lines has to let other companies use them to deliver broadband, but I've never lived where that luxury exists. You get what the single cable company that owns the lines in your area offers or you get nothing.
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06-07-2014, 08:57 AM,
Post: #6
RE: A question about the TWC-Comcast merger...
At least Charter is pretty great overall. I had them in my last apartment, by far the best ratio of price to service I've had anywhere.
06-07-2014, 01:14 PM,
Post: #7
RE: A question about the TWC-Comcast merger...
In a month I'll be getting my own place and I chose to get cable internet from Teksavvy. $40/mo for 25mbps with a 300gb cap, way better than what Telus or Shaw offer. I love competition.
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