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Released: August 22, 2014
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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

WASHINGTON

OFFICE OF

July 23, 2014

THE CHAIRMAN

The Honorable Amy Klobuchar

Chairwoman

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition and Consumer Rights

Committee on the Judiciary

United States Senate

224 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Chairwoman Klobuchar:

Thank you for your letter regarding the proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable by

Com cast. I appreciate hearing your views and learning of the issues raised during the

Subcommittee's hearing in April.

As you note, this is a pending transaction, and the Commission recently established

formal comment periods with initial comments and petitions due by August 25, 2014. A copy of

your letter will be made a part of the record and taken into consideration.

I assure you that the Commission will continue to conduct an open and transparent

process as we review the issues presented by the proposed transaction.

Again, thank you for your views.

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

WASHINGTON

OFFICE OF

July 23, 2014

THE CHAIRMAN

The Honorable Mike Lee

Ranking Member

Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition and Consumer Rights

Committee on the Judiciary

United States Senate

224 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Lee:

Thank you for your letter regarding the proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable by

Com cast. I appreciate hearing your views and learning of the issues raised during the

Subcommittee's hearing in April.

As you note, this is a pending transaction, and the Commission recently established

formal comment periods with initial comments and petitions due by August 25. A copy of your

letter will be made a part of the record and taken into consideration.

I assure you that the Commission will continue to conduct an open and transparent

process as we review of the issues presented by the proposed transaction.

Again, thank you for your views.

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Tom Wheeler

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