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The proposed $45 billion mega-merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable put the spotlight squarely on Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler. The FCC and Department of Justice will conduct the merger review, looking at such factors as market concentration, pricing power, and broadband access, among other issues, to determine approval or rejection.

Posted on February 19, 2014, at 1:38 p.m. ET

U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
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U.S. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.