There's no such thing as gate-keeping anymore, says Gerald Levin, former chairman & CEO of Time Warner, explaining why he supports the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Blocking the merger prevents innovation, says Levin.
Investors, take heed. From Apple to Comcast to Wal-Mart, some of the biggest corporate giants will be in the spotlight Wednesday at the Code Conference.
Anyone who attended the groundbreaking D: All Things Digital conferences in the past will recognize the high-powered lineup of senior executives.
Even after a few high-profile acquisitions in the cable industry, Liberty Media CEO Gregory B. Maffei told CNBC more deals are likely.
Customer satisfaction with subscription TV and Internet service providers continues to decline, a survey finds.
Speculation that Dish Networks may be sold helped the stock double in the last couple of years. But the odds of a lucrative deal now look slim.
Verizon's new XLTE is designed to give users faster access to data on their smartphones and tablets.
Maybe AT&T can give DirecTV the firepower to get the NFL Sunday Ticket renewed, an analyst tells CNBC. "If they were to lose that package, that would have been catastrophic."
A long-held desire to get ahead of key business trends drove a $48.5 billion dollar deal under which AT&T will acquire DirecTV, the firms told CNBC.
AT&T plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy top U.S. satellite TV operator DirecTV, in a bid for growth beyond a competitive cellular market.
Financials are among the top stock picks from Omega Advisors' Leon Cooperman.
Companies such as Comcast, Facebook, and Lenovo are gobbling up companies to get a piece of the new (digital) media landscape.
Slow and steady wins the race. That lesson from the Aesop fable about "The Tortoise and the Hare" can also apply to the stock market, according to stock picker Oscar Schafer.
AT&T is in active talks to buy satellite-TV provider DirecTV and may complete a deal in the next few weeks, according to media reports.
Comcast is giving two Asian mobile firms access to its WiFi hot spots in the US, illustrating its ambitions to compete with US wireless carriers.
There are a lot of tailwinds for the stock market right now, hedge fund manager Dan Arbess tells CNBC.
Following a raft of flashy first quarter M&A news, deal volumes are finally returning to pre-financial-crisis levels, according to a new report.
Lawmakers expressed concern about combining the top two U.S. cable operators, Comcast and Time Warner Cable, at a congressional hearing.
Comcast's plan to merge with Time Warner Cable is expected to face criticism when U.S. lawmakers meet for a second time to discuss the deal.
Comcast is merging with Time Warner Cable and within a year the X1 cable service should be available to customers in L.A. as well as in New York.