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CU testimony on Dominance in the Sky: Cable competition and the Echostar-DirecTV merger

Consumers Union is extremely concerned about the enormous concentration of control
over multichannel video distribution systems – predominantly cable and satellite – which
has prevented the growth of vibrant competition