Content Worries Cloud $45B Comcast-Time Warner Merger

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 3:36 PM EST) -- The blockbuster $45.2 billion deal to merge Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. into a U.S. cable powerhouse carries provisions that largely relieve monopoly concerns, but experts say significant questions about the combined company's flex over TV content providers could stop the deal short.

Since the U.S.' No. 2 cable provider Time Warner emerged as an acquisition target last year, speculation has loomed over whether its tie-up with a rival could clear an antitrust review. The cable industry has only a handful of main players,...
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