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  • Feds unlikely to block AT&T-DirecTV deal: Report Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    A pedestrian looks at a mobile phone while walking past an AT&T store in Washington, D.C.

    Federal authorities are unlikely to block AT&T's proposed acquisition of DirecTV, according to a new report.

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled against the Federal Communications Commission, which last year asked various U.S. media companies to disclose their contracts with pay-TV providers to help with the reviews of Comcast Corp's now-withdrawn proposed merger with Time Warner Cable Inc and AT&T Inc's proposed acquisition of...

  • Top cable execs on what's plaguing the industry Wednesday, 6 May 2015 | 6:54 PM ET
    Cablevision Systems president and CEO Jim Dolan speaks at The Internet and Television Expo in Chicago, May 6, 2015.

    The cable giants didn't mince words at INTX as they addressed the big issues they're facing: consolidation, regulation and disruption.

  • Speaking at the industry's trade show in Chicago, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler drew a lukewarm reception as he pressed the companies to boost competition and embrace the Internet's power to shake up their business model. Cable and wireless industry trade groups are challenging in court the FCC's new Internet traffic...

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- Netflix Inc has urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to reject the pending $48 billion merger of AT&T Inc and DirecTV unless its concerns about the deal are addressed. According to regulatory disclosures posted on Tuesday, Netflix representatives met recently with more than 20 FCC officials and raised concerns about the...

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- Netflix Inc has urged the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to reject the pending $48 billion merger of AT&T Inc and DirecTV as currently proposed, according to regulatory disclosures posted on Tuesday. Previous FCC filings from Netflix on the deal called for approval with conditions. Netflix's April 30 meeting with the FCC's merger...

  • WASHINGTON, May 1- U.S. telecom industry groups, alongside AT&T Inc and smaller companies, on Friday called for regulators to immediately block parts of new stricter rules for Internet service providers, citing steep costs and threats to investment. In a filing with the Federal Communications Commission, USTelecom Association, CTIA-The Wireless Association...

  • April 30- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission wants a federal appeals court in Washington to hear the cases against its new internet regulations, according to court documents filed on Thursday.

  • The "net neutrality" rules, which are slated to take effect in June, are backed by the Obama administration and were passed by the Democratic majority of the Federal Communications Commission in February. AT&T Inc and wireless and cable trade associations are challenging them in court. Paul's resolution, if adopted, would allow the Senate to fast-track a vote to...

  • WASHINGTON, April 28- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has received the first request to delay the implementation of new Internet regulations from a communication architect who said the rules threaten his business, a filing disclosed on Wednesday showed. While the agency is likely to reject the petition by Internet protocol services...

  • Comcast ends pursuit of Time Warner Cable deal Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 9:13 AM ET
    Standing on 4th St. in Los Angeles, Arturo Ortiz, left, from Braceros Unidos de California and Laura Blum-Smith with Writers (cq) Guild of America - West are among a small group of protestors outside the Public Utilities Commission's public comment meeting concerning the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger on April 14, 2015.

    Comcast on Friday called off its proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and its prior agreement with Charter Communications.

  • Cramer: It's Comcast vs. Google Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Cramer: It's Comcast vs. Google

    The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss the future of delivering content on the heels of Comcast's decision to walk away from its bid for Time Warner Cable.

  • Why Comcast walked away from deal: Brian Roberts Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    Why Comcast walked away from deal: Brian Roberts

    Brian Roberts, Comcast chairman & CEO, discusses the decision to terminate its bid for Time Warner Cable. We have to move on, says Roberts.

  • Don't feel sorry for TWC CEO: Richard Parsons Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:10 AM ET
    Don't feel sorry for TWC CEO: Richard Parsons

    Richard Parson, former Time Warner CEO, shares his thoughts on where Time Warner Cable and CEO Robert Marcus go from here now that it appears the Comcast-TWC merger will not go through.

  • Comcast to drop TWC bid Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 8:02 AM ET
    Comcast to drop TWC bid

    Richard Parson, former Time Warner CEO, shares his thoughts on why the Comcast-TWC deal went cold.

  • What will Comcast buy next? Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 7:41 AM ET
    What will Comcast buy next?

    I think wireless makes a lot of sense, says Rich Greenfield, BTIG media & tech analyst, sharing his thoughts on where Comcast to make its next acquisition.

  • Inside 'black box' of media mergers: Pro Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 7:16 AM ET
    Inside 'black box' of media mergers: Pro

    Reed Hundt, REH Advisors and former FCC chairman, says he thinks the DirecTV-AT&T will likely go through and weighs in on the future of media mergers under a different administration.

  • Comcast-TWC deal in jeopardy from beginning: Expert Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 7:15 AM ET
    Comcast-TWC deal in jeopardy from beginning: Expert

    I don't think there was any way Comcast could have saved it, says Reed Hundt, REH Advisors and former FCC chairman, providing insight to Comcast's bid for Time Warner Cable.

  • April 23- Comcast Corp plans to drop its $45 billion offer to buy Time Warner Cable Inc in the face of opposition from U.S. regulators, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The news came a day after Comcast and Time Warner Cable officials met with reviewers from the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice...

  • April 23- Comcast Corp plans to drop its $45 billion offer to buy Time Warner Cable Inc in the face of opposition from U.S. regulators, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The news comes after Comcast and Time Warner Cable officials' meetings on Wednesday with Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department...