The witnesses discussed and answered questions on recent mergers in the telecommunications industry. They mentioned how cable, film,… read more
The witnesses discussed and answered questions on recent mergers in the telecommunications industry. They mentioned how cable, film, and telephone company mergers would affect consumers. Specifically, the recent acquisitions by Bell Atlantic, Viacom, and Paramount have brought new competitors into the telecommunications industry and the ramifications of these were discussed. close
People in this video
- Dale N. Hatfield Founder and President Hatfield Associates
- Peter W. Huber Representative Kellogg, Huber and Hansen
- Sumner M. Redstone Chairman Viacom, Inc.
- Raymond W. Smith Chairman and CEO Bell Atlantic
Effects of Telecommunications Mergers
The subcommittee heard testimony concerning the effects of telecommunications mergers.
Telecommunications Antitrust Issues
Committee members heard testimony from administration and telecommunications industry officials on the current status…
Impact of Telecommunication Mergers
Witnesses discussed the possible impacts of recently proposed telecommunication and entertainment mergers on the…
Committee members heard testimony about competition and consumer concerns in the communications industry that have…