City rejects Comcast, but resistance is futile

Comcast is undergoing a nationwide exchange of customers as part of its massive merger with rival service provider Time Warner Cable, bringing many new cities and towns into its control in the process. Worcester, Massachusetts, wants everyone to know that it doesn’t want to be one of those cities.

Worcester’s City Council voted 8-3 this week to reject an upcoming transfer of its cable television license to Comcast, making it the first of the 53 other Central Massachusetts towns affected by the plan to reject it publicly, the Worcester Telegram & Gazette reported.

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Network World Colin Neagle