That's a hike of approximately 260 percent. What's up with this rocket and what does this mean for people who have lines with AT&T?
The second-largest wireless carrier just got bigger, but not in the way that would help build its network. Instead, it's building its content offerings.
The deal was being contested out of concern that AT&T would hike up premium channel packages and retransmission fees in negotiation with competitors.
In addition to acquiring programming and platforms, there are also customers to have as well. That's more data and that's more ads.
The Department of Justice wants to separate Turner Broadcasting, which owns several basic and premium cable channels, from satellite TV provider DIRECTV, owned by AT&T.
If AT&T were to subsume Time Warner, it would commit to binding arbitration over the license fees of channels like CNN and HBO with its distributor counterparts.
The Department of Justice also wants to prevent AT&T from arguing that politics played a role in the government's decision to go after this deal.
The video-sharing app turned digital news operation failed to pick up ground. 22 jobs are at risk while CNN reportedly writes down more than $20 million.
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It's an antitrust case on a distributor's acquisition of a content provider. In this case, AT&T paying $85 billion for Time Warner.
The agency has filed a lawsuit and will have to prove that the deal between a supplier and distributor would harm competition. Is CNN the breaking point?
The Department of Justice reportedly required AT&T to sell Turner Broadcasting, owner of CNN and other brands, to go through with the $85 billion deal.
It would essentially house two business piles under the one roof: a telecom business and a media business made up of the Time Warner acquisition.
It's gonna be called "Virtual Rick-ality" and the first thing you'll wanna touch is the Plumbus. Not sure if the latest bit about Szechuan sauce is in.
In addition to all the monthly data you can eat, AT&T Unlimited Plus subscriptions come with premium HBO access at no extra charge.
AT&T is leaning back on its old strategy of nailing device exclusives while its biggest competitor is committing to the opposite with stellar results.
Chairman Ajit Pai does not foresee his agency scrutinizing the $85.4 billion deal between a telco conglomerate and a media giant.
Financial analyst think a Sprint acquisition of T-Mobile is a moonshot while US Cellular getting taken over by T-Mobile is likely also not to happen.
The deal, with a rumored valuation of about $25 million, will bring Beme into the folds of the news organization with a new mission.
T-Mobile has previously expressed interest in getting bought. Sprint tried to merge with T-Mobile a few years ago, but it could find value in a buyer.
The deal values Time Warner shares at $107.50 and represents a consolidation between a bevy of content networks and a diversified distribution network.
Time Warner is claimed to be open for talks to sell itself, but it did not sell itself to Rupert Murdoch nor to Tim Cook. Will AT&T be the magic buyer?
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