Comments to the FCC on Support for AT&T – DirecTV Merger

October 16, 2014

In comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), ITIF argued the merger of AT&T and DirecTV will create a stronger broadband competitor, providing enhanced value to consumers and offsetting a reduction in the number of competitors in the relatively crowded urban video market. In addition, fears over anti-competitive control over interconnection by access networks are unfounded.