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  • The recovery is leading to a number of acquisitions as the largest telecom companies duke it out with cable operators and telecom providers such as Level 3 Communications Inc to serve corporate customers.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- U.S. lawmakers grilled AT&T Inc and DirecTV on Tuesday over a proposed merger that some Democrats and public interest groups fear will result in higher costs and less competition.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- AT&T Inc's proposed merger with DirecTV does not compare with other mergers shaking up the telecommunications industry because the companies largely provide different services, AT&T's chief executive told lawmakers on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- AT&T Inc's proposed merger with DirecTV does not compare with other mergers shaking up the telecommunications industry because the companies largely provide different services, AT&T's chief executive told lawmakers on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- DirecTV's chief executive officer told lawmakers on Tuesday that the largest U.S. satellite television provider needs to merge with AT&T Inc so that it can offer Internet service to consumers that is critical to remaining competitive.

  • Media giants hunger for slice of this media outlet Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 1:06 PM ET
    Shane Smith, Vice

    Popular media outlet Vice is seeking its own TV network through a corporate deal, and major media companies are biting. The NYT reports.

  • Sprint closer to $40B-plus T-Mobile deal financing Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    Sprint has lined up eight banks to finance its proposed acquisition of T-Mobile US.

  • The debt package exceeds $40 billion and includes a bridge loan of roughly $20 billion from Japan's Softbank Corp to Sprint, as well as some $20 billion refinancing of T-Mobile's existing debt, the people said this week.

  • Who keeps Internet speed promises—and who doesn't Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    U.S. cable and fiber Internet providers usually deliver the advertised download speeds, while DSL connections increasingly fall short, the FCC said.

  • The results of cable and fiber ISPs improved on average from 2013, when the FCC found they largely delivered on the promised speeds, with Quest/ CenturyLink showing a 16 percent improvement. FCC senior officials said they could not determine whether that was because DSL was lagging in capacity or investments in upgrades or because DSL providers overpromised.

  • AT&T lands rights to Amazon's new phone: Report Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 8:08 AM ET

    AT&T will be the exclusive carrier for Amazon.com's new smartphone being unveiled Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reports.

  • Over 15,000 channels to choose from, no cable bill Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    George Strompolos, founder and CEO of Fullscreen

    Old-guard media conglomerates are consolidating, but the hottest acquisitions targets are the multichannel networks like Fullscreen.

  • June 12- The owner of Univision Communications Inc have recently held preliminary talks about selling the Spanish-language broadcaster with CBS Corp, Time Warner Inc and other media companies, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • WASHINGTON, June 12- The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel will hold a hearing on June 24 to examine the proposed purchase by AT&T of DirectTV, the committee said on Thursday. The other two are Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable and Sprint's potential bid for TMobile US.

  • AT&T to US regulators: DirecTV will help us compete Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 6:47 AM ET
    A DirecTV employee performs a satellite installation at a customer's home in Bixby, Oklahoma.

    AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV would offer consumers access to video in a variety of media, AT&T told U.S. regulators on Wednesday.

  • AT&T defends DirecTV deal to U.S. regulators Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 6:26 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, June 11- AT&T Inc's acquisition of DirecTV would offer consumers access to video in a variety of media and give the company scale to compete with larger cable competitors, AT&T told U.S. regulators on Wednesday.

  • Former Time Warner Cable CEO Britt dies of cancer Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    Glenn Britt in June, 2013.

    Glenn Britt, the former CEO and chairman of Time Warner Cable who stepped down last year, died at age 65. USA Today reports.

  • Time Warner Cable's former CEO, Britt, dies at 65 Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    June 11- Glenn Britt, who served as CEO of Time Warner Cable Inc for more than a decade until late last year, has died of cancer, the company said on Wednesday.

  • Time Inc. to set a lonely course after a spinoff Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    The magazine publisher faces a shifting market with debts to pay as it begins trading Monday as an independent company.

  • June 9- Shares of Time Inc, home to titles such as People, Sports Illustrated and Time, fell more than 4 percent in their market debut, highlighting the problems besetting the U.S. magazine industry as readers switch to digital alternatives.