Topic: government regulation
While telecom companies, notably AT&T, have declared the Republican-led corporate tax giveaway as a massive opportunity for major network reinvestment, MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett describes the economics as a bit more complicated than that.
Sinclair is reportedly close to a deal with the DOJ to sell some TV stations as a condition of approval for its $3.9 billion Tribune Media acquisition.
With the FCC proposing to reverse its Title II internet regulation, the two top cable companies are insisting that they won’t abuse their power.
Liberty Media chief John Malone has confirmed that Altice, Verizon, SoftBank and an unnamed fourth company have made acquisition overtures recently to Charter.
After buzz noting that Disney was interested in buying certain 21st Century Fox assets, Comcast has reportedly now approached Fox about a deal.
President Donald Trump said the Justice Department’s review of AT&T’s proposed $85 billion deal for Time Warner could end up in court.
On Wednesday, the bottom dropped out on the $85 billion AT&T/Time Warner merger. Now the deal looks anything but certain.
Looking to codify cable products as lightly regulated “information services,” the FCC came to bat for Charter over the regulation of VoIP in Minnesota.
AT&T’s and Time Warner’s stocks are taking a hit amid reports the DOJ is prepping for a possible suit to block their proposed $85 billion merger.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is pushing the U.S. Justice Department to support its bid to buy Tribune Media for $3.9 billion.