FCC Pauses Clock on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it paused its “shot-clock” on the review of the proposed $45 billion merger between the two largest U.S. cable providers, Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc.

U.S. Asks Comcast for More Data to Review Time Warner Cable Merger

Pedestrians walk past the Time Warner Cable headquarters in New York February 13, 2014

(Reuters) – U.S. communications regulators on Friday asked Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) for additional details about its video and broadband operations, including its web traffic management practices, to review the company’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC.N).

Protestors: Comcast Not Paying Its ‘Fair Share’

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Pennsylvania protestors are taking aim at one of President Barack Obama’s largest corporate supporters for not paying a “fair share” of taxes.

On Sunday, a dozen protestors showed up outside the state capital building in Harrisburg, accusing Comcast and a slew of other major companies of failing to pay enough taxes. The demonstrators chanted “pay your fair share,” in reference to the multi-billion dollar companies tax rate in the state.