Consumer Groups Ask PUC to Deny Comcast, Time Warner Merger

Los Angeles Times by Marc Lifsher A coalition of California consumer groups fighting a huge nationwide cable TV merger is asking state telecommunications regulators to oppose it. The groups filed legal opposition briefs with the Public Utilities Commission late Wednesday…
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Greenlining/TURN Reply Brief in CPUC Proceeding Regarding Comcast’s Release of Unlisted Phone Numbers

Today The Greenlining Institute and The Utility Reform Network filed a reply brief in the Comcast Unlisted Numbers proceeding. The brief argues that (1) Comcast’s failure to prevent or detect the release of the private information of almost 75,000 California…
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Why New Yorkers Are Speaking Out Against the Comcast/Time Warner Merger

Like Greenlining, the good folks over at Free Press have some serious concerns about the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner. Mary Alice Crim, Free Press’ Engagement and Events Director, has written a great blog post about Free Press’…
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Telecom, Utility Diversity Programs Set Standard for Silicon Valley

Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 510-926-4022; 415-846-7758 (cell) BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Ongoing efforts by California utility and telecommunications companies to diversify their supplier networks set a new record last year, generating over $8.5 billion in contracts with businesses owned by…
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2014 Supplier Diversity Report Card: Unexpected Achievements and Continuing Gaps

Greenlining strongly supports programs that encourage large companies to do business with minority small businesses. Our 2014 Supplier Diversity Report Card documents a record-setting year for the CPUC’s supplier diversity program, with $8.5 billion in contracts going to diverse businesses.…
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Greenlining Urges CA Public Utilities Commission: Don’t OK Comcast/Time Warner Deal

Contact: Paul Goodman, Greenlining Institute Legal Counsel 510-898-2053; 831-325-8600 (cell) SAN FRANCISCO – In a protest being filed today with the California Public Utilities Commission, The Greenlining Institute urges the CPUC not to approve the proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast, arguing that…
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