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WASHINGTON, Dec 22- U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday once again paused its review of the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, citing delays in getting documents from Time Warner Cable. The FCC said it learned this month that Time Warner Cable had improperly withheld more than 7,000 documents the regulators had...
The Federal Communications Commission has paused the merger review for Comcast and Time Warner in order to review documents.
WASHINGTON, Dec 22- U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Monday paused until January 12 its informal 180- day countdown for the review of the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc over delays in document submission.
CEOs got their deal-making mojo back in 2014, emboldened by a clearer outlook for their businesses to take M&As to their highest level since 2007.
Goldman Sachs has promoted one of its star deal makers to become a co-head of its investment bank, The New York Times reports.
Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner chairman and CEO, discusses the success of the "bundle;" on demand; and competition in the space with CNBC's David Faber.
Dec 4- CBS Corp said the CBS broadcast network will continue being distributed by Dish Network Corp while negotiations progress "into the evening." CBS Corp said earlier it would stage a potential blackout if a deal was not reached with Dish by Thursday. Last year CBS won a high-profile fight with Time Warner Cable Inc, which backed down and gave into CBS's demands...
Jim Cramer was really shocked by Google's stock on Thursday. But can Amazon and Netflix keep up with the competition?
Dec 2- CBS Corp said Dish Network Corp customers will lose access to the CBS broadcast network on Thursday if the two companies did not reach a new deal on terms for carrying the channel by then. Two extensions to the contract's initial Nov. 20 expiration had allowed the two companies to continue negotiations and keep CBS and its CBS Sports cable channel on air for...
Nov 25- CBS Corp and satellite operator Dish Network avoided a blackout of CBS TV shows and its heavily watched Thanksgiving Day NFL game as the two sides agreed to extend the deadline into next week in order to hash out the details of a new contract. On Nov. 21, Dish Network Corp and Time Warner Inc's Turner Broadcasting unit "mutually decided" to restore CNN, the...
The FCC had asked media companies to disclose their contracts with pay-TV providers as it reviewed AT&T Inc's acquisition of DirecTV and Comcast Corp's merger with Time Warner Cable Inc.. Media companies including Time Warner, Walt Disney Co and CBS Corp had approached the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, saying the FCC's order would...
Nov 21- A U.S. federal appeals court has stayed the Federal Communications Commission's order requiring broadcast and cable companies to disclose programming contracts. The FCC had asked media companies to disclose their contracts with pay-TV providers as it reviewed AT&T Inc's acquisition of DirecTV and Comcast Corp's merger with Time Warner Cable Inc..
Media giants are raising fees on TV-providers to carry programming, which has led Dish to consider dropping NBC regional sports channels.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc retained its No. 1 position as M&A adviser with deals worth $877 billion, followed by JPMorgan Chase& Co with $651 billion and Citigroup Inc with $633 billion. The $66.4 billion bid for Allergan Inc by Actavis PLC this week more than doubled the total value of deals in the healthcare sector to $364 billion. Halliburton Co's plans to buy...
CEO Richard Plepler says HBO isn't hastening the demise of cable bundling by offering its content via a standalone streaming service.
Deals worth $100 billion on Monday put the Street on pace for a year rivaling the dot-com bubble era and the private equity surge just before the financial crisis.
*D.R. Horton advances after earnings. In the consumer discretionary space, shares of homebuilders rose after D.R. Horton reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and said orders jumped 38 percent, suggesting an uptick in housing demand. D.R. Horton shares rose 2.2 percent to $23.95.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
*D.R. Horton advances after earnings. *Veterans Day holiday may curb volume. NEW YORK, Nov 11- U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday after the Dow and S&P 500 managed to touch fresh intraday records for a fifth straight session in early trading.
President Obama's push for net neutrality has investors worried that Comcast will walk away from its bid for Time Warner Cable.