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The cable industry, which for years has been trying to wrest control of the Internet from the likes of Comcast, has been waging a proxy war on startups, especially in emerging markets.
As it did in the early 2000s, it is waging the proxy war now by buying a huge chunk of the digital world.
The result is a sea of competition for broadband in emerging economies that is a major factor in how much consumers pay for cable and satellite TV.
The fight over who owns the Internet is one of the largest threats to the stability of the global economy.
The cable wars have become the most important battleground in the battle for broadband, which is crucial to the future of the U.S. economy.
While the cable industry has long been a powerful force in the digital economy, the stakes have grown to the point that it now has a real chance to drive the digital future of how consumers consume content.
This year alone, the industry has spent $1.2 billion on online advertising.
Cable networks are also spending a lot of money to boost their online presence in emerging nations, from India to China.
The industry is also pouring money into lobbying to ensure that its members have an outsized voice in the global conversation.
The proxy war over broadband has the potential to make things worse for emerging markets, where the broadband market is growing at a pace faster than the rest of the economy.
A proxy war like this could force companies like Comcast to make big changes in how they market their broadband products, hurting the future prospects of hundreds of millions of people who are now reliant on the Internet to keep their online lives going.
In the U, there are two major cable companies, Comcast and Time Warner Cable, which together control almost 60% of the cable TV market in the United States.
They also control roughly 70% of Internet TV subscribers in the country.
Comcast owns the cable network NBCUniversal.
It also owns several other cable networks, including MSNBC, TBS, Bravo, Food Network and USA Network.
Time Warner is also a major cable company in the U., but it is a much smaller player than Comcast, with about 1,300 TV stations.
Comcast has an estimated $5 billion in revenue in the US and owns about 60% in the TV and Internet markets.
This year, it was Time Warner who launched its campaign to block Internet startups, as it did for the launch of its own Internet service in India.
Comcast has tried to use the proxy fight to its advantage, pushing its own cable TV service that costs $40 per month.
Its cable channel CNBC has been the target of multiple lawsuits in India and other emerging markets over its business practices, including paying low salaries to its workers, using abusive practices, and ignoring labor laws.
In India, Time Warner has said that it will stop paying employees to work on CNBC.
Time Warner Cable also used its lobbying power to block the launch by one of its rivals of an Internet streaming service in Brazil, but it won a victory in court.
TimeWarner said that the Brazilian company had failed to pay its workers the minimum wage and that it was working to find a better solution for its workers.
After its proxy fight, Comcast also spent $2.7 billion in 2014 on lobbying to gain a greater voice in global Internet governance.
It was the third-largest spenders among the cable companies this year, behind only Comcast and AT&T.
But it is not just the cable giants that are spending money on the proxy battle.
Netflix is also spending $4.5 billion on lobbying this year to make sure it has the most powerful voice in shaping the future development of the internet.
It has also spent millions on TV advertising, which it said was critical to its success.
The fight over the Internet could have significant consequences for the digital content industries, as well as for the Internet itself.
While the cable wars are largely symbolic, they are a direct threat to the digital industries.
As they have done in the past, the cable firms are spending billions on a proxy fight that has the possible effect of weakening their own dominance in the internet economy.
This proxy war could also affect the way that the Internet evolves, by potentially creating a global regulatory structure that would favor the interests of cable companies.
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