Media Concentration

Cable Mergers and Monopolies: Market Power in Digital Media and Communications Networks

Cable Mergers and Monopolies examines the increasingly concentrated cable TV industry, which has dominated video for a decade and is rapidly gaining dominance in the high-speed Internet market. The book shows how convergence of media and communications in the digital age presents policy makers with unique new challenges to ensure competitive markets. It combines traditional analysis of industrial organization with new economy concepts of information platforms. It offers innovative federal, state and local policies for promoting open, competitive digital markets and preventing abuse of consumers.

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