FCC Grants Waiver for Bloomberg TV Positioning

Comcast had supported the move
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The FCC's Media Bureau has granted Bloomberg a waiver, to allow Comcast to place Bloomberg TV adjacent to Comcast-owned CNBC but outside of so-called "news neighborhoods."  

The waiver was unopposed, and supported by Comcast.  

As a condition of the NBCU deal, the FCC required Comcast to carry all independent news and business channels adjacent to other news channels in its systems. After a long battle between Comcast and Bloomberg over what constituted a neighborhood and just what Comcast's obligations were under the condition, the FCC clarified the definition.

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