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Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal
Comcast to swap customers with Charter in an effort to ease TWC deal

Cable companies Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have agreed to a complex $19.5-billion deal to divvy up subscribers — including parts of Los Angeles, Riverside and Ventura counties. Comcast is already attempting to take over Time Warner Cable systems, which provide cable TV and high-speed Internet service to 1.5 million customers in the Los Angeles region. Combined, the two cable giants would serve more than a third of the nation's cable TV and residential high-speed Internet market. But under the proposal unveiled Monday, Comcast would gain even more turf and customers in Southern California. Nearly 280,000 homes in Southern California that currently receive...

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