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Verizon Seen Winning Approval for Charter With Trump in Power

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“Verizon and Charter may have to divest pay-TV subscribers in metropolitan areas where they overlap to resolve competition concerns, said Fred Campbell, a former wireless bureau chief at the Federal Communications Commission, which would review the deal if it comes together.”

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AT&T-Time Warner Merger: 4 Obstacles Faced as a Battle for Trump’s Blessing Begins

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“The deal has little to do with the service, notes former FCC official Fred Campbell, now a director at Tech Knowledge, but net neutrality advocates will object. He says: ‘If you’re opposed to the merger and the facts and laws aren’t on your side, you look for a popular hook. With zero rating, you’ve got some built-in noisemaking.'”