120Jun 18, 2003
News Corp.-DirecTV Merger
Witnesses testified about a proposed merger between DirecTV and News Corporation. Among the issues they addressed were the state of competition in the media industry, media concentration, and ...
78Sep 22, 1998
Amoco-British Petroleum Merger
Petroleum industry experts testified about anti-trust concerns in light of a proposed merger between AMOCO and British Petroleum. Of particular concern to the committee was the impact a merger ...
65Nov 21, 2000
Baseball's Revenue Gap
Witnesses testified about revenue and payroll disparities among several Major League Baseball teams and the state of competition in the league. At issue was a blue ribbon panel report that ...
32Feb 11, 2004
Cable Industry Competition
Witnesses testified about the state of competition in the cable television industry. Among the topics they addressed were the price of cable service, expanding types of service provided, and ...
31Apr 23, 2002
Witnesses testified about the proposed merger between ATT Broadband and Comcast Cable. Among the topics they addressed were the state of competition in the cable industry, consumer protections, ...
26Sep 15, 1998
Telecommunications Industry Consolidations
Panelists discussed the effects of consolidation on competition within the telecommunications industry. Of specific concern was a proposed merger between Bell Atlantic and GTE. Among the ...
22Mar 19, 1998
International Aviation Alliances
Subcommittee members heard testimony about the impact of international alliances on the U.S. aviation industry, particularly the proposed American-British Airways merger. Klein testified about ...
18Jul 7, 1998
Information and Entertainment Consolidation
Subcommittee members heard testimony from the executives of broadcast and communication corporations regarding the recent trend of mergers between information and entertainment companies. They ...
14May 19, 1998
Telephone Industry Mergers Consumer Impact
Subcommittee members heard testimony from representatives from communications companies and consumer groups. They discussed the effect on consumers when telephone and other communication ...