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AT&T-Discovery Merger Demands Close Scrutiny: Senator Blumenthal

May 17, 2021, 4:32 PM

“Recent lax antitrust enforcement has allowed a dramatic consolidation in the media market that is driving up prices and limiting consumer choice,” Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal says in emailed statement.

  • “Television viewers and sports lovers deserve more choices about how they get their entertainment, better competition over services, and lower prices”
  • “I expect that antitrust enforcers will fully and fairly review this deal to protect consumers’ interests”

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