Charter won't have to compete with other cable firms

New York • Federal regulators are letting Charter out of a requirement that would have forced it to compete with other broadband providers and possibly cut prices. The decision relaxes one of the conditions imposed on Charter when it absorbed Time Warner Cable and represents another sign that the country’s telecom cop is tilting in favor of the industry it monitors. Charter Communications had agreed to extend its network to areas where there is already a broadband provider. This requirement was ...

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