News tagged with nbc

Hearst, DirecTV reach deal on programming fees

(AP) -- DirecTV satellite subscribers around the country will continue to receive network TV stations owned by Hearst Corp. after the two companies reached a new deal over the fees that DirecTV pays the broadcasting company ...

dateDec 31, 2010 in Telecom
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House member urges approval of Comcast, NBC deal

(AP) -- The head of the House subcommittee that deals with communications issues is calling on federal regulators to approve Comcast's plan to buy a controlling interest in NBC Universal with a handful of conditions attached ...

dateAug 02, 2010 in Business
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Comcast, NBC to sell 1 TV station in Los Angeles

(AP) -- NBC Universal will sell one of the three Los Angeles stations it owns as cable TV provider Comcast Corp. tries to clear regulatory hurdles so it can acquire a controlling stake in the entertainment company.

dateMay 10, 2010 in Telecom
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FCC extends deadline in Comcast-NBC deal

The US Federal Communications Commission on Friday extended the deadline for public comments on the proposed purchase of NBC Universal by cable television giant Comcast.

dateApr 17, 2010 in Telecom
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House Democrats challenge Comcast, NBC on deal

(AP) -- House Democrats are challenging executives from Comcast and NBC Universal to show that the cable TV operator's plan to take control of the NBC media empire won't hurt consumers and competitors.

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Business
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Comcast CEO says law protects rivals in NBC deal

(AP) -- Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts says existing law would prevent the cable TV operator from denying satellite TV companies and other rivals access to NBC Universal programming on reasonable terms.

dateJan 27, 2010 in Business
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To get NBC, Comcast still has persuading to do

(AP) -- Before Comcast Corp. can transform the entertainment business by taking control of NBC Universal, it must convince Washington that the plan won't hurt rivals and consumers. And the promises the cable company has ...

dateJan 24, 2010 in Telecom
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GE to buy $345 mln of ads from NBC Universal

(AP) -- General Electric Co. has promised to buy at least $345 million in advertising from NBC Universal over five years after selling a controlling stake in the entertainment company to Comcast Corp., according to a regulatory ...

dateDec 04, 2009 in Business
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Comcast, NBC deal will face tough antitrust review

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. will likely have to accept substantial conditions if the cable TV provider wants to win regulatory approval for control of NBC Universal's broadcast network, cable channels and movie ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Business
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