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FCC Ex Parte regarding Comcast/NBCU transaction with FCC Senior Counsel to the Chairman for Transactions, John Flynn

Submission Date: 
07/13/2010


July 13, 2010

Via ECFS

Marlene Dortch
Secretary
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Room TW-A325
Washington, DC 20554

Re: American Cable Association ("ACA")Notice of Ex Parte Presentation: In the Matter of Applications of Comcast Corporation, General Electric Company and NBC Universal, Inc. for Consent to Assign Licenses or Transfer Control of Licenses, MB Docket No. 10-56.

Dear Ms. Dortch:

On July 12, 2010, Matthew Polka and Ross Lieberman, the American Cable Association ("ACA"), Professor William P. Rogerson, Northwestern University, Tom Cohen, Kelly Drye, and the undersigned, met with John Flynn, Senior Counsel to the Chairman for Transactions. In the meeting, participants discussed the potential horizontal and vertical harms of the proposed Comcast-NBCU transaction and the lack of adequate safeguards to protect consumers and competition described in ACA's Comments filed June 21, 2010 in the above referenced proceeding.

During the meeting, Professor Rogerson presented the information on the slides attached hereto as Exhibit 1.

If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact me directly. Pursuant to section 1.1206 of the Commission's rules, this letter is being filed electronically with the Commission.

Sincerely,

/s/
Barbara S. Esbin

Enclosure

cc: John Flynn

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