Comment On Federal Antitrust Probe Could Benefit Consumers

Federal antitrust probe could benefit consumers

The Department of Justice has launched an antitrust investigation to determine whether Comcast and other cable television companies are illegally stifling competition from online video providers, such as Hulu and Netflix, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg News reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

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