Topic: David Cohen

Senate Gives Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal the Kid Gloves Treatment

Only Sen. Franken opposes merger

Comcast evp David Cohen had it pretty easy before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on the company’s $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable. In answering questions from lawmakers, Cohen rarely…

Comcast Makes Its Public Interest Case to Washington

Filing concentrates on broadband where critics most likely to focus

Those print and TV ads Comcast has been running in the Washington media promoting the benefits of its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable? That was just a warm-up…

Netflix's Hastings Slams Comcast in Blog Calling for Stronger Net Neutrality

Calls out cable giant just 1 month after agreeing to pay for access

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings took to his company's blog Thursday to call for Washington and the Federal Communications Commission to pass stronger net neutrality rules so that Netflix doesn't have…

Comcast Extends Low-Cost Internet Program Indefinitely

Looking to expand it to Time Warner Cable footprint

Few companies can compare with Comcast when it comes to greasing the wheels of Washington to get a deal cleared. Less than a month after it announced a $45 billion…

Can TV Buyers Adapt to a Digital Model?

Real-time exchanges

Beyond just getting a seat at the table, digital buyers are suddenly finding themselves at its head—and the love of data, optimization and acronyms they’re bringing with them could seriously…

McSlarrow Exits Comcast D.C. Office

Cohen left in charge of public policy

Comcast's Kyle McSlarrow is packing his snow skis. The longtime Beltway insider who has headed up the cable giant's Washington, D.C., office for the past 18 months is moving to…

Comcast Tells FCC It's Meeting Conditions of NBCU Merger

Bloomberg calls Comcast report 'revisionist'

Now that Comcast has operated NBCUniversal for a little over a year, has it been the good public interest citizen the Federal Communications Commission envisioned when it approved the $30…