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Comcast and Time Warner Merger 

On April 11, 2014  Comcast, Time Warner, and Bright House jointly filed an Application with the CPUC for transfer of control of Time Warner and Bright House Networks to Comcast.

 

Frontier-Verizon Merger 

On March 23, 2015, Frontier Communications, Verizon, and Newco West Holdings filed an Application with the CPUC requesting approval for the sale and transfer of Verizon California to Frontier.

 

New Charter Company 

Joint Applicants submitted an Application with the CPUC requesting for Charter Communications, Time Warner, and Bright House Networks to merge into new company New Charter, which will affect millions of customers.

 

CenturyLink and Level 3

On January 17, 2017, CenturyLink and Level 3 filed seven Advice Letters with the CPUC requesting approval of CentryLink's acquisition of Level 3.
 
  

Other Resources

Broadband Opportunity Council Report and Recommendations – August 20, 2015

 

 

 

Previous Merger Proceedings

AT&T and T-Mobile Merger

In March 2011, AT&T proposed to merge with T-Mobile, under which California wireless telephone and data market competition would have significantly decreased.