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  • WASHINGTON, June 30- AT&T Inc's proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV is expected to get U.S. regulatory approval as soon as next week, according to people familiar with the matter, a decision that will combine the country's No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV provider. The FCC, which reviews if deals are in public interest, is poised to...

  • NEW YORK— Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House. It is seeking government approval after regulators' concerns led Comcast to scrap its $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable in April.

  • Breakout: Three ETFs ready to pop Friday, 5 Jun 2015 | 8:59 AM ET

    As the market retracts from an all-time high, CNBC Pro used a proprietary method to scan for ETFs that could move higher. Here they are.

  • Forgotten bellwether offers 5.5% dividend yield Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 11:22 AM ET

    In a report Wednesday, Jefferies added shares of AT&T to its Franchise Pick List, reiterating a buy rating for the stock.

  • May 26- Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by higher subscriptions. TiVo's set-top boxes are in high demand from cable users as they also allow access to online video services such as Netflix Inc, Hulu and Google Inc's YouTube. TiVo, whose clients include DirecTV, is trying to partner with...

  • Why net rules no longer an investment barrier: AT&T Monday, 18 May 2015 | 10:03 AM ET
    Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T.

    AT&T chief Randall Stephenson says the new FCC net-neutrality rules will be changed by the courts or Congress.

  • Building the new AT&T: CEO Monday, 18 May 2015 | 8:49 AM ET
    Building the new AT&T: CEO

    Randall Stephenson, AT&T CEO, discusses the acquisition of DirecTV, net neutrality rules, and the impact of bundling on the industry.

  • Round the clock television, just for...babies? Sunday, 17 May 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    E*Trade baby

    BabyFirst TV is the first 24-hour network that creates original programming for babies as young as 6 months.

  • WASHINGTON, May 13- Dish Network Corp, Cogent Communications Holdings Inc and advocacy groups are asking U.S. regulators to restrict AT&T Inc's power over online video and other content as part of its proposed purchase of DirecTV. Reviewers at both the Justice Department and the FCC are nearing a decision that is poised to clear the deal with some conditions,...

  • UPDATE 2-AT&T to offer Hulu on website, app this year Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 3:27 PM ET

    May 13- AT&T Inc, the No. 2 U.S. wireless company, said on Wednesday its users will be able to access the Hulu streaming video service on its website and mobile app starting later this year. Fullscreen, one of the biggest networks on YouTube, is majority-owned by Otter Media, a joint venture between AT&T and Peter Chernin's The Chernin Group that creates web-based...

  • May 12- AT&T Inc's $49- billion bid for DirecTV is unlikely to be blocked by U.S. authorities, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. AT&T declined to comment and DirecTV was not immediately available for comment. AT&T's shares were up 1.1 percent at $33.86 on Tuesday afternoon, while DirecTV's rose 1.8 percent to $90.98.

  • May 12- AT&T Inc's $49- billion bid for DirecTV is unlikely to be blocked by U.S. authorities, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. AT&T, the second-largest U.S. wireless provider, in May last year offered to buy DirecTV, the biggest satellite TV provider, to create the largest U.S. pay TV company. AT&T and DirecTV were not...

  • 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.

  • *AOL shares jump 19 pct; Verizon down 0.7 pct. May 12- Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it will buy AOL Inc for $4.4 billion, turning the biggest U.S. wireless carrier into a leading provider of content and video for the web and mobile phones. AOL and its properties, including the Huffington Post, TechCrunch and Engadget websites, would become a Verizon...

  • *AOL shares jump 19 pct; Verizon down 0.5 pct. May 12- Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday it will buy AOL Inc for $4.4 billion, turning the biggest U.S. wireless carrier into a leading provider of content and video for the web and mobile phones. AOL and its properties, including the Huffington Post, TechCrunch and Engadget websites, would become a Verizon...

  • *Deal includes $300 mln in AOL debt. *AOL CEO Tim Armstrong to continue to lead company. May 12- Verizon Communications Inc said it would buy AOL Inc in a $4.4 billion deal that gives the biggest U.S. wireless carrier access to AOL's mobile video platform and content including the Huffington Post news website.

  • May 11- Dish Network Corp reported a 3.6 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it earned more per user in its core pay-TV business, making up for a fall in subscribers. Dish was involved in a three-week dispute with 21st Century Fox before signing a new distribution agreement on Jan. 15 that put Fox programming back on Dish's service. Net income attributable to Dish...

  • Dish revenue jumps as pay-TV revenue per user rises Monday, 11 May 2015 | 7:19 AM ET
    A field service specialist for Dish Network installs a satellite television system at a residence.

    Dish Network reported a 3.6 percent rise in revenue as more revenue per user in its pay-TV business made up for a fall in total number of subscribers.

  • 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...

  • 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...