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Cable and satellite execs got an earful on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
The Charter Communications-Time Warner Cable deal comes with conditions.
Approval of the $55 billion deal would be a victory for Charter.
Congressional scrutiny of the Charter-Time Warner Cable deal is intensifying.
The 180-day clock is informal and frequently delayed.
Charter listed a series of terms it will abide by if its merger with Time Warner Cable goes through.
Opponents of the merger claimed a “huge victory” Thursday after reports it would be scrapped.
The FCC is reportedly leaning toward throwing up a new procedural hurdle.
“We might just be able to stop this deal," Franken wrote in an op-ed.
The FCC is pausing its informal “shot clock” for the pair of massive media mergers.
The program offers Internet connections at a reduced price for low-income families.
The inquiry comes as part of the FCC's review of the company's $45 billion merger deal.
The FCC released its order approving the massive deal.
The FCC hits the end of its 180-day informal review timeline Thursday.
A number of other Democrats have recently raised similar concerns.
Sen. Al Franken is not sold on the proposed Time Warner Cable., Charter Communications merger.
Netflix opposed Comcast's proposed deal with Time Warner Cable.
In the meeting, Charter said new net neutrality rules would not change its investment.
The deal is reportedly being abandoned in the face of regulatory opposition.
Effort spearheaded by Sen. Franken says deal would bring "higher prices, fewer choices."
The government has been reviewing the proposal for more than a year.
Comcast is firing back at an anti-merger coalition.
A debate is raging about what the new rules mean for the $45 billion deal.
Rep. Tony Cárdenas is coming out against the $45 billion deal.