Michael de la Merced

Deal Makers Brace for Ruling in AT&T-Time Warner Case

Disney’s offer to buy 21st Century Fox. CVS’s bid for Aetna. T-Mobile’s proposed merger with Sprint.

UK Clears Way for 21st Century Fox Bid for Sky

Britain’s culture secretary said that 21st Century Fox should be allowed to bid for control of the satellite broadcaster Sky -- as long as Fox sells 24-hour news channel Sky News.

Sprint and T-Mobile CEOs Are in Washington to Sell Their Merger. Here’s What They’ll Confront.

Here’s what three government agencies will weigh as they consider the T-Mobile/Sprint merger.

TV Station Owners Rush to Seize on Relaxed FCC Rules

“The [Federal Communications Commission] has basically said: ‘Game on. We’re going to let you consolidate further than anyone had imagined,’” said Richard Greenfield, a media analyst at BTIG.

Swift Opposition to Resurrection of AT&T Giant

Over three decades ago, such was AT&T’s monopoly over the nation’s communications networks that the government forcefully shattered its empire.

AT&T Agrees to Buy Time Warner for $85.4 Billion

AT&T has bought one of the remaining crown jewels of the entertainment industry, agreeing to buy Time Warner, the home of HBO and CNN, for about $85.4 billion.

Yahoo’s Sale to Verizon Ends an Era for a Web Pioneer

Yahoo’s board has agreed to sell the company’s core internet operations and land holdings to Verizon Communications for $4.8 billion.

Options for Rivals in Wake of AT&T’s Bid for DirecTV

[Commentary] Few industries have been as deeply embroiled in merger mania as the telecommunications industry, particularly after AT&T’s $48.5 billion bid for DirecTV. Now, with another mega-deal in the works, how will others respond?