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.”