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    Default a consortium of cable operators

    (context: Competition in those markets will grow even keener. Comcast Corp. is leading a consortium of cable operators that is exploring ways to break into wireless services. )


    Does "a consortium of cable operators " belong to Comcast Corp. or not? In another word, are the cable operators subsidiary companies of Comcast Corp.?

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    Default Re: a consortium of cable operators

    No, Comcast is the big boy and they are leading a group of smaller operators, I think.

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    Default Re: a consortium of cable operators

    Quote Originally Posted by toopoo View Post
    (context: Competition in those markets will grow even keener. Comcast Corp. is leading a consortium of cable operators that is exploring ways to break into wireless services. )


    Does "a consortium of cable operators " belong to Comcast Corp. or not? In another word, are the cable operators subsidiary companies of Comcast Corp.?
    The word "consortium" means an "association" or a "combination". In this case, several operators combined to form a larger entity, presumably to create a more profitable company.

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