other conditions in the Comcast-NBCU Order, the Commission
required Comcast to continue to offer standalone broadband
Internet access services at reasonable prices and with sufficient
bandwidth to customers who do not subscribe to Comcasts
video cable services.
the Commission required Comcast to offer standalone broadband
services on terms equivalent to packages that bundle broadband
and video cable service.
was ordered to offer a broadband service with a download speed
of at least 6 mbps at a price no greater than $49.95 for three
years. The Commission also prohibited Comcast from raising
prices on the required broadband service for two years. Finally,
Comcast had to visibly offer and actively market
standalone broadband Internet access service to highlight
the availability of this special service and other standalone
receiving information suggesting that Comcast was not adequately
marketing its standalone broadband services, the Bureau thoroughly
investigated Comcasts compliance with the merger condition.
Comcast responded fully to the Bureaus investigation.
Ultimately, the Bureau and Comcast reached agreement to address
the Bureaus concerns, resulting in todays consent