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US: DoJ probing Comcast’s role in “spot” cable ad sales

 |  November 24, 2015

The US Department of Justice is investigating whether cable company Comcast Corp is hindering competition in cable advertising sales, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a document reviewed by the newspaper.

The document, which is known as a civil investigative demand, indicates that the Justice department’s antitrust division is probing whether Comcast’s cable ad sales, as well as its deals to represent rival pay TV providers’ ad sales, are hindering competition.

Full content: The Wall Street Journal

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