Comcast-NBC Deal Won't Stop Cable Price Hikes

Anyone who hoped that Comcast's takeover of entertainment giant NBC Universal would slash cable prices is in for a disappointment. In fact, the cable distributor now has more power to keep prices high and limit free access to NBC shows online. "Comcast is hostile to the open, free models that NBC has been supporting for many years," said Colin Dixon, a media analyst at Diffusion Group. "That should be a serious cause for concern." NBC airs network programs such as "The Biggest Loser" and "The...Full Story
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