Global Competition Review
Comcast and Time Warner Cable say their proposed $45 billion merger would not raise prices -- and instead lead to real benefits -- for cable and broadband customers across the country.
But, as we discuss, the deal raises serious concerns of a creeping monopolist and the ability of a powerful media buyer to harm rivals.
Stucke, Maurice E. and Grunes, Allen P., Crossing the Rubicon: Why the Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger Should Be Blocked (June 2014). Global Competition Review, February 25, 2014, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 245, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2422868