Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Thomas Catan and Amy Schatz report on the Justice Department's "antitrust investigation into whether cable companies are acting improperly to quash nascent competition from online video" via data caps. Stacey Higginbotham also reports. Will Richmond suggests that the Justice Dept instead look at bundling and how non-sports fans have to pay for sports rights fees. Peter Kafka says this will end up in higher broadband bills. Alyssa Rosenberg says this could shake up the cable TV model. Joe Flint also reports. Dan Mitchell wonders how this might affect streaming.