The FCC yesterday said it would not allow ISP EarthLink and its consumer allies to see a three-way Internet access agreement between AT&T Broadband, Comcast and AOL Time Warner. EarthLink and its consumer allies argue that the agreement would harm competition.
Steve Case will remain chairman of America Online for the time being, AOL Time Warner board members said yesterday. Executives discussed turnaround plans for AOL, according to sources close to the situation.
The AT&T Broadband-Comcast merger could result in a Comcast monopoly of high-speed Internet access in some markets, consumer advocate groups and some competitors say. They are requesting details of Comcast's deal with AT&T and AOL Time Warner. Comcast denied the monopoly charge as "wildly speculative and inaccurate."
In HBO's "Monica in Black and White," the former White House intern answers candid questions from an audience of network staff and professors and students of American history, law, psychology and women's studies. Lewinsky reportedly had hoped to clear her name with the program but is not entirely pleased with the final result, reports say.
Oxygen Media will add 1 million New York City homes to its subscriber tally in December after Time Warner Cable moves the network from digital to basic cable. The deal was made possible through a recent agreement between Oxygen and AOL Time Warner, under which AOL TW promised Oxygen access to 10 million TW Cable subscribers by 2002.