The Federal Communications Commission is requesting additional information from Comcast Corp. and NBC Universal as it reviews the cable operator's plan to acquire a controlling stake in the media company, reports the Associated Press. The FCC on Oct. 4 sent letters to Comcast and NBC Universal asking questions about both companies' businesses. Among other things, regulators are seeking details about Comcast's distribution agreements for several popular cable channels that it already owns. The FCC also wants details about Comcast's current channel lineups and about the thinking behind Comcast's decisions on which programming to carry. From NBC Universal, the FCC is...

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