Judge Directs Time Warner and AT&T to Extend Termination Deadline

Federal Judge Richard Leon told attorneys for AT&T and Time Warner that the companies are going have to extend the April 22 termination date for their merger because hefeatured

Oi Strives for Deal with Anatel Ahead of Creditors’ Meeting

Distressed Brazilian telco Oi is currently focusing its efforts on negotiating a restructuring deal with telecoms regulator Anatel, the government, and the largest creditors, sources closefeatured

AT&T Readies for Litigation if Settlement Talks with DOJ Stall

AT&T has hired additional antitrust counsel to deal with recent developments at the Department of Justice regarding its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, antitrust sourcesfeatured

Parties in Windstream Default Dispute Given More Time

Windstream Services held off a default challenge by Aurelius Capital for at least a few weeks after completing an exchange of senior notes Monday for notes Aureliusfeatured

Interview with Time Warner/AT&T Merger Critic

Daphna Edwards Ziman, a Beverly Hills independent television network executive and an outspoken critic of the $85.4 billion Time Warner/AT&T merger, sees a difficult roadfeatured

Morgan Stanley Advising on Windstream Fiber Divestiture

Morgan Stanley is advising Windstream on the divestiture of fiber, three industry sources told CTFN. The Arkansas-based telecom is not selling the wholefeatured

Time Warner/AT&T Leak to Media Designed to Pressure AT&T

A former deputy assistant attorney general in the antitrust division of the Department of Justice told CTFN that news of a possible suit by the antitrust division in the Time Warner/AT&T deal wasfeatured

Conflicting Interests Hamper Oi Restructuring

Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel remains the biggest hurdle to an Oi restructuring, as investors seek reassurances that the carrier will be able to reach a settlement withfeatured

Potential Dish Spectrum Buyers Likely Waiting

Dish Network is unlikely to sell spectrum until buyers explore other M&A and unlicensed spectrum options, including possible divestitures following a Sprint/T-Mobilefeatured

Draft Order Being Circulated at FCC on Level 3/CenturyLink Merger

A draft order is being circulated among commissioners at the Federal Communications Commission in the $34 billion merger of Louisiana-Based CenturyLink, Inc. and Colorado-based Level 3 Communications, CTFN has learned. “It is circulating,” a source close to the commission told CTFN on Wednesday. “You can expect a decision shortly,” a second source close to the … Read Morepublic


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