NBC, Comcast Execs Fight Experts' Doubts About Deal

Law360, New York (February 25, 2010, 5:19 PM EST) -- Top executives from NBC Universal and Comcast Corp. defended the companies' proposed tie-up on Thursday as lawmakers and experts aired a list of concerns about the deal, including its potential to stifle competition in the cable market and affect the development of burgeoning Internet platforms.

Brian L. Roberts, chairman and CEO of cable giant Comcast, and Jeff Zucker, NBC president and CEO, appeared before the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee in their second hearing on Capitol Hill since December, when Comcast proposed a joint venture...
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