Jan 27, 2017

01/27/17: Should the FCC be involved in mergers?

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Amid news that Verizon and Charter could be planning a merger, telecom analyst Angelo Zino takes a look at what this deal would mean to consumers. Afterwards, we'll discuss whether the Federal Communications Commission should be involved in business moves like these. Harold Furchtgott Roth, an FCC commissioner from 1997 to 2001, gives his take. Finally, we'll play this week's "Silicon Tally" with Wayne Cotter, an engineer turned comedian. 

 

Amid news that Verizon and Charter could be planning a merger, telecom analyst Angelo Zino takes a look at what this deal would mean to consumers. Afterwards, we’ll discuss whether the Federal Communications Commission should be involved in business moves like these. Harold Furchtgott Roth, an FCC commissioner from 1997 to 2001, gives his take. Finally, we’ll play this week’s “Silicon Tally” with Wayne Cotter, an engineer turned comedian. 

 

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