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How Time Warner's Data Caps Paved Way For Acquisition By Charter

Time Warner Cable's decision to impose data caps in some customers, combined with its move to charge Netflix extra fees to interconnect directly with servers, paved the way for regulators to approve its acquisition by Charter. "Charter seized on the differences between itself and TWC while arguing its case and suggested some of the merger conditions that ended up forming the basis of the DOJ's and FCC's final proposals," Ars Technica writes.

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