L.A. Congresswoman Maxine Waters Checks In About the Pending Comcast-NBC Universal Deal TVWeek

The office of Los Angeles Congresswoman Maxine Waters has released this statement about the pending Comcast-NBC Universal deal:

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) [has written a] letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski today, which she asked to be included in the public record of the merger along with a congressional transcript and a report prepared by her office. In the letter, Congresswoman Waters urges the FCC to: ensure that Comcast and NBC file their memoranda of understanding as official amendments to their merger application; clearly define diversity and justify the approval of the merger using its own precedent regarding the public interest and diversity; recognize that Comcast and NBC have failed to present diversity commitments in conformity with FCC standards; and impose spectrum subleasing conditions to allow for new market entrants.

To see the full letter by Congresswoman Waters, please click here