US: Netflix emerges as outsider in Comcast merger opposition

While Netflix spoke out against the proposed merger between cable giants Comcast and Time Warner Cable only weeks ago, reports say the company seems to be the lone opposition to the deal as other companies look to get on Comcast’s good side.

As reports explain, top content providers including YouTube, Amazon, and networks like CBS all face major changes should the $45 billion buyout move forward. But aside from Netflix, no one is raising a voice, likely because they do major business with Comcast to ensure their content gets delivered.

The companies may be privately condemning the merger, reports say, which would give Comcast control of 19 of the nation’s 20 largest cable markets.

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