Comcast Corp.'s David L. Cohen will testify in Washington on Wednesday for the third time regarding the cable-TV giant's proposed $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc., this time before the Senate Commerce Committee.
The hearing, titled "At a Tipping Point: Consumer Choice, Consolidation and the Future Video Marketplace," is to include testimony by AT&T Inc. executive John Stankey.
AT&T operates one of the nation's largest wireless phone networks and offers U-Verse TV and Internet. It has proposed acquiring DirecTV for $48.5 billion.
DirecTV is the nation's largest satellite-TV operator.
This will be the first time that Comcast and AT&T will testify to lawmakers at the same hearing, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. in the Russell Senate Office Building.