Comcast might roll out knowledge caps for all clients inside 5 years
Cohen is not satisfied that caps will come up within the Time Warner deal’s approval course of, as they reportedly have “nothing to do with [the] transaction.” They could come up because the FCC drafts its new internet neutrality guidelines, he says. Nevertheless, it will not be shocking if opponents to the merger (and probably regulators) deliver up the potential restrictions regardless of the chief’s opinions. Whereas caps are formally meant to scale back community congestion, critics argue that they are steadily meant each as income turbines and as weapons towards on-line providers that compete with TV. Comcast might have to point out officers that it will not use knowledge limits to guard its conventional cable enterprise — and that will not be straightforward when the company is already getting flak for its connection cope with Netflix.
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SOURCE: Reuters (Shareholder.com)
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