[mythtv-users] Somewhat OT: Comcast takeover of NBC Universal

Joe Wilson wilson.joe at gmail.com
Sat Dec 5 02:19:27 UTC 2009


On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 15:11, Mark <fairlane at springcom.com> wrote:

> Does anyone else have an unsettled feeling about the impending takeover of
> NBC by comcast?
>
> I am not sure I would want my entertainment owned soup to nuts by a single
> company with the
> proven predilection towards maximum profits.  If the deal goes through,
> it's about 40% of the
> channels out there owned by comcast.  I don't see that being good for those
> of us that get service
> from thier competitors.
> And look at the debacle that was the Comcast / G4 takeover of TechTv.
> They DESTROYED that channel.
> Are they gonna be any better with 40% of the providers?
>
>
40% ... its starting to get the point one might start questioning a
monopoly..  I hate to see what my
dish bill is going to be if this deal goes through..
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