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Dish tells FCC to block Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
Dish tells FCC to block Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

Satellite broadcaster Dish Network wants the government to block Comcast Corp.'s proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable. In meetings with top Federal Communications Commission officials earlier this week, Dish said a combination of Comcast and Time Warner Cable "presents serious competitive concerns for the broadband and video marketplaces and therefore should be denied." The details of the meetings were revealed in an FCC filing by Dish. Dish, led by Chairman Charlie Ergen, told the FCC that "there do not appear to be any conditions that would remedy the harms that would result from the merger." Dish made its case to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and commissioners Mignon Clyburn, Ajit Pai,...

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