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FCC approves Comcast takeover of NBC-Universal

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) put its stamp of approval Tuesday on a plan by cable-provider Comcast to acquire NBC Universal. “In a 4-to-1 vote, the FCC determined the deal was in the nation’s public interest and assigned a number of conditions to the venture to ensure that Comcast shares…

US on verge of approving NBC-Comcast deal: report

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US regulators were on the verge of approving cable giant Comcast’s purchase of entertainment titan NBC Universal and could announce the deal as early as Tuesday, a US newspaper reported. The Wall Street Journal’s website, citing unnamed sources, said Monday that Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials spent…