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May 6, 2016
FROM The Free Press — “The FCC signed off on the Charter-Time Warner Cable merger, which will lead to higher prices and fewer choices in communities nationwide.”
Read Article http://www.freepress.net/node/107399

Yikes! Whatever happened to choice and diversity as a way of promoting balanced and fair practices?

The Federal Communications Commission has voted to approve Charter Communications’ $79 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks… The 5-member commission voted 4-1, with FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai the lone nay vote. — FROM http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/05/06/fcc-approves-79b-charter-time-warner-cable-merger/84036184/

Read Ajit Pai’s statement (the only person that voted against the merger)
So why is the Commission approving this merger?
Because it has turned the transaction into a vehicle for advancing its ambitious agenda tomicromanage the Internet economy.

“Second time’s the charm: where Comcast failed, Charter has succeeded. Time Warner Cable officially has its buyer as of today.”
— FROM https://consumerist.com/2016/04/25/charter-twc-merger-approved/

Charter/Time Warner Cable Deal details

Justice Department doc

FCC Proceedings Info.

File a complaint with the Department of Justice (not sure which one on this page)
https://www.justice.gov/actioncenter/submit-complaint

File Complaint with FCC
https://consumercomplaints.fcc.gov/hc/en-us

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