AT&T has submitted a bid for Yahoo and remains active in the auction of Yahoo's core internet business, according to a new report from Bloomberg. AT&T's interest in Yahoo puts the company directly into competition with Verizon, which is also reportedly bidding on Yahoo's business and reportedly remains the frontrunner.
Yahoo's auction of its core Internet business could see bids in the range of $2 billion to $3 billion, far below previous predictions that the assets would fetch as much as $8 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The ability to provide great quality of service and quality of experience could mean the difference between survival and being doomed in the growing over-the-top video tsunami. As providers move their advanced online video products from the hype phase to the product phase, how do they get and maintain quality across the ecosystem?
AT&T is shifting the web properties once hosted by Yahoo to a new provider, Synacor, including its att.net portal, search feature, and branded applications, The Wall Street Journal reports.
On Saturday, Yahoo provided the first-ever live stream of the fabled Berkshire Hathaway investor conference, giving people at home a look inside the goings-on of the annual event held at BH headquarters in Omaha.
Verizon appears well positioned to acquire Yahoo's online assets as the deadline nears for preliminary bids. And as expected, AT&T and Google parent Alphabet reportedly aren't in the running.
Verizon has emerged as the "clear favorite" to acquire key Internet business assets from struggling search and media giant Yahoo.
Verizon is the "clear favorite" to walk away with Yahoo's valuable online business, according to Reuters, as the nation's largest wireless carrier increasingly focuses on expanding its fledgling media operations.
Yahoo Screen may be defunct, but that isn't stopping OpenTV Inc., a subsidiary of European media company Kudelski Group, from citing it in a counter lawsuit alleging that Yahoo is infringing on 10 of its patents.
The Kudelski Group has filed a counter patent infringement lawsuit against Yahoo through its OpenTV Inc. subsidiary, alleging the foundering search and Internet media giant has improperly treaded on 10 patents through its Yahoo Smart TV, Yahoo Connected TV, Yahoo TV, Yahoo fantasy gaming businesses and the defunct Yahoo Screen.