Suit Targets TV Networks' Channel Bundling

Law360, New York (September 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Nine cable television subscribers have filed a putative class action antitrust suit against a slew of major television networks and cable companies, saying that by bundling their programming, they have limited competition and overcharged customers as a result.

Filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California under the Sherman and Clayton Acts, the suit names programmers NBC Universal Inc., the Walt Disney Co., Fox Entertainment Group Inc., Time Warner Inc., Comcast Corp. and Viacom Inc. as well as cable and satellite...
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