Comcast Statement Regarding U.S. Department of Justice Verizon Wireless-SpectrumCo Commercial Agreements Consent Decree

  Comcast Statement Regarding U.S. Department of Justice Verizon
  Wireless-SpectrumCo Commercial Agreements Consent Decree

Business Wire

WASHINGTON -- August 16, 2012

Today, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a Consent Decree and Competitive
Impact Statement regarding the Verizon Wireless-SpectrumCo, LLC (a joint
venture between Comcast Corporation, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House
Networks) commercial agreements with the United States District Court for the
District of Columbia.

Statement attributable to David L. Cohen, Executive Vice President, Comcast

"We appreciate the timely completion of the antitrust review by the government
of the proposed sale of spectrum and associated commercial agreements between
Verizon Wireless, Comcast, and the other cable companies. And, we are pleased
that the consent decree that we have negotiated with the Department of Justice
preserves the most important goals of the agreements, including Comcast's
ability to market Verizon Wireless services throughout our footprint in order
to offer our customers a wireless option, Verizon Wireless' ability to market
our products in virtually all of our footprint, our ability to opt into an
MVNO relationship with Verizon Wireless, and the essential structure of the
innovation R&D technology joint venture.We are also pleased that the FCC is
circulating an order proposing approval of the spectrum sale and we are
hopeful that a final order will be issued shortly."

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providers to residential and business customers. Comcast is the majority owner
and manager of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news
cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television
station groups, television production operations, a major motion picture
company and theme parks.


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