CenturyLink says Comcast-TWC merger will raise costs for telco TV operators

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has become the latest service provider to protest against the pending Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) merger, saying that if the deal is approved, it will increase content costs for emerging telco TV players, like itself, that don't have the same scale and impede competition. FierceTelecom's Sean Buckley has a complete story here.

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