FCC seeks more information on NBC, Comcast deal

By Associated Press
Posted Oct. 4, 2010 at 5:28 p.m.

The Federal Communications Commission is requesting more information from Comcast Corp. and NBC Universal. Regulators are reviewing the cable operator’s plan to acquire a controlling stake in the media company.
Among other things, the FCC is asking about Comcast’s distribution agreements for several popular cable channels. The FCC is also interested in Comcast’s decisions on which programming to carry.

From NBC Universal, the FCC is asking about existing agreements with cable, satellite and phone companies to carry popular NBC Universal channels, including Oxygen and local NBC and Telemundo stations.

Comcast is seeking regulatory approval to buy a 51 percent stake in NBC Universal from General Electric Co.

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One comment:

  1. joeschmo Oct. 4, 2010 at 9:01 pm

    It’ll be COMCRAPTIC!