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AT&T Issues a Statement on The DOJ Lawsuit to Blocking Their Acquisition of Time Warner

Yesterday it was reported was later disputed but never completely disproven. Now Reuters has reported that the Justice Department plans to sue AT&T to prevent it from buying Time Warner. According to the Justice Department, the sale could be a “major antitrust matter.” Now AT&T has replied to the DOJ lawsuit with an official statement: “Today’s […]

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Report: The Government Never Tried to Force a CNN Sale

Earlier this week it was reported that the Department of Justice was trying to get AT&T to sell DIRECTV or CNN as a condition for approval of their purchase of Time Warner. (The content company not the cable TV company.) Having assets sold or control limited is not an unusual request in mergers like this. […]

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AT&T Gives Themselves More Time to Close the Time Warner Deal

AT&T has pushed back the termination deadline for its planned $108.7 billion purchase of Time Warner. This deal will give AT&T ownership over many popular channels including HBO, CNN, and Cartoon Network. (Note: Time Warner and Time Warner Cable are two different companies. This deal is only for Time Warner the entertainment company.) Currently, the […]

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AT&T is Closer to Buying Time Warner

Last year it was announced that AT&T and Time Warner had agreed to a deal that would sell Time Warner to AT&T. That was only half the story, because the deal needs several government agencies to agree before it can happen. Now Bloomberg is reporting that AT&T and the Department of Justice are deep in […]

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