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  • U.S. FCC gives AT&T final clearance to buy DirecTV Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 2:30 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 24- AT&T received the final blessing from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, combining the country's No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV provider. After more than a year of review, the FCC finalized its vote to approve the merger with conditions. "The Commission's decision is...

  • All in the family of overachievers: Maggie Wilderotter

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications, shares her childhood memories and the messages she received from her family to "just go for it."

  • Cutting the cord... a look at cable TV's future: Expert

    Maggie Wilderotter, Frontier Communications, shares his thoughts on AT&T's deal to buy DirecTV. Also Wilderotter provides perspective on the future of television. Customers don't want to buy 500 channels anymore and only watch 12, says Wilderotter, weighing in on the unbundling of cable TV.

  • Quarterly sales growth accelerates at Vodafone Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 2:15 AM ET

    LONDON, July 24- Vodafone reported an acceleration in its main quarterly sales growth on Friday as a cable TV acquisition in its biggest market Germany lifted sales and consolidated the overall return to growth for the British firm. The world's second-largest mobile operator said first-quarter organic service revenue grew 0.8 percent, ahead of the 0.1...

  • WASHINGTON, July 23- AT&T Inc's proposed $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV has cleared its final regulatory hurdle as the U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to approve the merger, according to people familiar with the votes. At least three of the five FCC commissioners have voted in favor of the deal with conditions, according to the...

  • July 23- AT&T Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as it managed costs and added wireless customers, sending its shares up 2.1 percent in extended trading on Thursday. As the U.S. wireless market reaches saturation, AT&T and its bigger rival Verizon Communications have been fighting off smaller rivals such as T-Mobile US Inc, which has...

  • July 23- AT&T Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier added postpaid customers. The company's average revenue per user was $61.26 per postpaid phone, while analysts polled by market research firm FactSet StreetAccount had estimated $57.07. The company, which in May last year offered to buy DirecTV...

  • UPDATE 1-AT&T profit beats Street on customer additions Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 4:40 PM ET

    The company, which in May last year offered to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion to create the largest U.S. pay TV company, is close to wrapping up its deal as U.S. telecom and antitrust regulators signaled a green light for the merger. Last month, the company had extended the "termination date" of the merger agreement with DirecTV for "a short period of time," the second time...

  • AT&T's revenue rises as it adds postpaid customers Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 4:10 PM ET

    July 23- AT&T Inc reported a 1.4 percent rise in quarterly revenue as it added postpaid customers. The second-largest U.S. wireless carrier said net income attributable to the company fell to $3.04 billion, or 58 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $3.55 billion, or 68 cents per share, a year earlier. The company's revenue rose to $33.02 billion...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- AT&T Inc is close to wrapping up its deal to buy DirecTV as U.S. telecom and antitrust regulators signaled a green light for the $48.5 billion merger that would create the country's largest pay-TV company. AT&T and the FCC have spent recent weeks negotiating the conditions of the deal that combines the No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest...

  • DOJ approves massive AT&T, DirecTV merger Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 6:58 PM ET
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler.

    The Justice Department approved AT&T's bid to buy DirecTV, a game changer for the industry.

  • Justice Department gives nod to AT&T-DirecTV merger Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 6:34 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 21- AT&T Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, an acquisition that will combine the country's No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV provider, the Justice Department said on Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday circulated an order to approve, with conditions, AT&T Inc's bid to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, according to three people familiar with the matter. The FCC reviews proposed mergers to ensure that they are in the public interest while the Justice Department ensures...

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday circulated an order to approve AT&T Inc's bid to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The merger, which has been under the FCC's review for months, would combine the country's No. 2 wireless carrier with the largest satellite-TV...

  • Verizon earnings beat on rise in subscribers Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 10:24 AM ET
    Customers enter a Verizon Wireless store in New York.

    Verizon delivered quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday, boosted by an increase in wireless subscribers.

  • July 21- Verizon Communications Inc reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit as more users signed up for its postpaid wireless services and subscriber defections fell to a three-year low. Revenue from Verizon's FiOS high-speed Internet, TV and phone service rose 10 percent to $3.4 billion, while tablet sign-ups totaled 852,000 in the...

  • Verizon Q2 results mixed, posts revenue miss Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 7:51 AM ET
    Verizon Q2 results mixed, posts revenue miss

    Craig Moffett, MoffettNathanson analyst, breaks down Verizon's quarterly results and shares his thoughts on how accounting changes and industry price war are impacting the numbers.

  • Verizon tops 2Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Verizon Communications Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings that topped analyst expectations as it signed up more wireless customers. But Verizon said its "churn" rate, which measures customers canceling service, was the lowest in three years. Sprint and T-Mobile have been aggressive with promotions and deals to grab customers from...

  • Dish shares hit by double whammy of bad news Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 4:33 PM ET

    Dish Network talks to acquire mobile provider T-Mobile have stalled over problems related to structure and pricing, according to a report.

  • *UK regulator considering separation of Openreach network. LONDON, July 16- Britain's telecoms regulator is seriously considering a break up of dominant provider BT, after rivals accused it of abusing its market position and failing to invest in the broadband networks they rely on. Ofcom floated the idea of a forced separation of BT's Openreach network after...

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