America Online, Inc., and Time Warner Inc.

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In the Matter of America Online/Time Warner
FTC Matter/File Number:

0010105

Docket Number:

C-3989

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

AOL and Time Warner Inc. settled Commission concerns relating to their proposed merger. The order requires AOL Time Warner to open its cable system to competitor internet service providers. In addition, the company is prohibited from interfering with content passed along the bandwidth contracted for by non- affiliated internet service providers; and prohibited from interfering with the ability of non- affiliated providers of interactive television services to interact with interactive signals that AOL Time Warner agreed to carry.

Case Timeline

October 25, 2001

September 24, 2001

June 29, 2001