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No Decision Yet as FCC Mulls Final Conditions in AT&T-DirecTV Merger

One or two conditions are all that stand in the way of the Federal Communications Commission’s transaction team wrapping up its lengthy review of the $45.8 billion merger of AT&T and DirecTV, CTFN has learned.public

FCC Could Rule as Early as Wednesday on AT&T-DirecTV Merger

Is the FCC about to make its decision in the long-awaited public interest review of the pending $45.8 billion merger of AT&T and DirecTV?featured

AT&T-DirecTV Merger Advances Slowly Through FCC Process

The Federal Communications Commission’s staff review on whether to approve or block the $45.8 billion merger of AT&T and DirecTV will not be ready for commissioners until next week at the earliest, sources told CTFN on Wednesday. There is “no clear date in sight” for the review to close, confided one source close to the … Read Morefeatured

FCC Still a Few Days from AT&T-DirecTV Decision

It will be a “few more days” before the Federal Communications Commission wraps up its review of the pending mega-merger of AT&T and DirecTV, a source close to the deal told CTFN on Monday. The FCC is expected to clear the $45.8 billion deal, possibly with all five commissioners supporting, but the issue of whatpublic

FCC Decision on AT&T-DirecTV Merger Doubtful this Week

With the Federal Communications Commission poised to rule on the fate of the pending $45.8 billion merger between AT&T, Inc. and DirecTV, sources say it is looking increasingly doubtful that commissioners will vote this week on the matter. “I don’t think (a vote this week) is possible,” one source close to the commission told CTFN. … Read Morepublic

AT&T Fails Interconnection Test Advocacy Group Tells FCC

Updated 10:18am – The contested issue of whether AT&T, Inc. allows its Internet interconnections to become heavily congested to the point of hurting rival businesses continues to be a key focus of regulators as the Federal Communications Commission tries to wrap up its lengthy review of the pending $45.8 billion merger of AT&T and DirecTV, … Read Morepublic

Slight Delay Seen in FCC Approval of AT&T/DirecTV Merger

The clock is ticking on the pending merger of AT&T and DirecTV with speculation inching upward that the Federal Communications Commission might be taking a bit longer than expected to reach its decision on whether to approve the deal. Sources contacted by CTFN say no action is expected on the merger this week, and they do not … Read Morepublic

Cogent CEO Sees “Over-the-Top” Dominating FCC Order for AT&T-DirecTV

Dave Schaeffer, the founder and CEO of Cogent Communications, told CTFN Friday that he believes federal regulators reviewing the pending $45.8 billion merger of AT&T and DirecTV  will approve the transaction, perhaps in early July, and that the approval will be contingent on “fairly strong” broadband safeguards. “I think the commission has collected a lot … Read Morefeatured

FCC Approval of AT&T-DirecTV Still Needs Agreement on Tough Issues

As the Federal Communications Commission grapples with whether to impose stringent conditions as part of approving the proposed $45.8 billion merger of AT&T and satellite pay-TV provider DirecTV, sources tell CTFN that difficult issues remain.featured

AT&T-DirecTV Merger Approval Advancing But No Conditions Set

As the clock continues ticking down on the Federal Communications Commission’s review of the pending $45.8 billion merger of AT&T and DirecTV, sources told CTFN that a decision is still not expected until around the end of second quarter. Some analysts, however, are predicting mid-June for a decision, according to a report in the Washington … Read Morefeatured


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