L.A. Mayor Garcetti Opposes Time Warner, Comcast Merger
The Los Angeles Daily News reports that Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti has joined those who oppose the merger of cable giant Time Warner with cable giant Comcast.
Mayor Eric Garcetti urged the Federal Communications Commission to closely monitor the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner and impose conditions to make sure it does not eliminate competition.
“Los Angeles is one of several major markets which will be significantly impacted by the merger and divestiture transactions proposed by Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter,” Garcetti wrote in a letter to the commission.
Charter Communications also has a deal pending to acquire some of Comcast and Time Warner’s subscribers.