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FCC Ex Parte regarding the Comcast-NBCU Joint Venture

Submission Date: 

September 21, 2010 


Marlene Dortch
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Room TW-A325
Washington, DC 20554

Re: American Cable Association ("ACA") Notice of Ex Parte Presentation; In the Matter of Applications of Comcast Corporation, General Electric Company and NBC Universal, Inc. for Consent to Assign Licenses or Transfer Control of Licenses; MB Docket No. 10-56.

Dear Ms. Dortch:

On September 20, 2010, Matthew Polka and Ross Lieberman, ACA; Professor William P. Rogerson, Northwestern University; Tom Cohen, Kelly Drye & Warren; and the undersigned, met, in separate sessions, with Rosemary Harold, Legal Advisor to Commissioner Robert M. McDowell, and Joshua Cinelli, Legal Advisor to Commissioner Michael J. Copps. In the meetings, participants discussed the potential horizontal and vertical harms of the proposed Comcast-NBCU transaction and the proposed safeguards to protect consumers and competition described in ACA's Comments filed June 21, 2010, Response to Comments filed July 21, 2010, and Reply filed August 19, 2010 in the above-referenced proceeding.

During the meeting, Professor Rogerson presented the information on the slides attached hereto as Exhibit 1, and the Conditions proposed by ACA as Exhibit 2.

If you have any questions, or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact me directly. Pursuant to section 1.1206 of the Commission's rules, this letter is being filed electronically with the Commission.



Barbara S. Esbin

cc (via email): Rosemary Harold
Joshua Cinelli

092010 -Ex parte Comcast NBCU FINAL ERRATUM as filed.pdf244.1 KB

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