Mayor Nutter Backs Comcast Merger

Along with 50 other mayors.

Mayor Nutter has come out in support of Comcast’s merger with Time Warner Cable.

CBS Philly reports that Nutter joined 50 other mayors in signing a letter of support for the merger.

“As mayor of the city in which Comcast is headquartered, I proudly and enthusiastically support this business transaction because Comcast has always been a great corporate citizen in Philadelphia, and I thank my fellow mayors for joining me in supporting this crucial transaction,” Mayor Nutter said in a press release announcing the letter.  “The merger of Time Warner Cable and Comcast will lead to improved services and increased investment in existing Comcast markets.  Cities joining the Comcast service area will benefit from the expertise the company brings in delivering high-quality, reliable products and from its commitment to increased digital literacy.”

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  • Enuf already

    They’ve just shown that what the people want doesn’t matter one bit, that its unfair to them doesn’t matter. Its all about political gain, personal power and wealth, their jobs, the money for their campaigns and who owes who. They’re giving Comcast more power, more of a monopoly and the ones footing the bill and having the screws put to them are the people, the taxpayers, the voters. What are we going to do about it?

    • murdog

      Agree, but you forgot that Nutter supports the merger because Comcast provides the same quality of customer service as the drones in city hall. Now they can share the same honor as they worst customer service organizations

      • Enuf already

        Ahhh…..good one. Now they just need to get on board with healthcare, retirement and……….they’ll care than.

  • Fishylips

    //Hey Mike, how much do you support bowling?

  • jackeeee

    stop shooting yourself in the foot, people! you’re always saying Philly is world class and is right up there with NYC-well then start acting like it. Big business brings jobs and the spotlight to big metropolitan cities across America. quit whining and start acting world class.