AT&T | Time Warner

On October 22, 2016, AT&T and Time Warner announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which AT&T will acquire Time Warner in a stock-and-cash transaction valued at $107.50 per share.

AT&T-Time Warner Deal, an Early Trump Target, Reaches Advanced Stage

Location:
Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20530-0001, United States

Apparently, the government review of AT&T’s $85 billion takeover of Time Warner has reached an advanced stage, people close to the situation said, a significant milestone in a deal that was closely watched for signs of how the Trump administration would view large mergers.

AT&T To Sunset 'Time Warner' Brand, Bests It In Consumer Credibility

Location:
AT&T, 208 South Akard St, Dallas, TX, 75202, United States

AT&T, gearing up to take charge of Time Warner, reportedly plans to dump the media company’s corporate name.

Civis Analytics Poll Shows Bipartisan Opposition to AT&T/Time Warner Merger

Location:
Public Knowledge, 1818 N Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20036, United States

Recently, Civis Analytics released a competition poll that shows broad, bipartisan opposition to the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner.

Antitrust Nominee Makan Delrahim Assured Senator Blumenthal He Wasn’t Lobbied by White House on AT&T Deal

Location:
US Capitol, East Capitol Street, NE and 1st Street, NE, DC, 20515, United States

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead antitrust enforcement at the Justice Department recently agreed to tell lawmakers if the White House tries to improperly influence any decision he makes on whether to allow AT&T’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner. The commitment came in a meeting between the nominee, Makan Delrahim, and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), who wrote a July 24 letter memorializing the discussion.

Network Neutrality Backers Seek Merger Info

Location:
INCOMPAS, 1200 G St. NW (formerly COMPTEL), Washington, DC, 20005, United States

Trade group INCOMPAS wants the Federal Communications Commission to include redacted materials from recent mergers involving Comcast, Charter and AT&T in its review of Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to roll back the agency’s network neutrality rules.

AT&T in Early Talks With DOJ for Time Warner Approval

Location:
Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20530-0001, United States

Apparently, US antitrust officials have started talking to representatives from AT&T and Time Warner about possible conditions that could secure approval of their $85.4 billion tie-up.

Democrats call out AT&T-Time Warner deal in new messaging campaign

Location:
Capitol Building, E Capitol St NE & 1st St NE, Washington, DC, 20001, United States

Democrats singled out the AT&T-Time Warner merger in their new messaging campaign on July 24, signaling a tougher stance on policing corporate consolidation.

Has President Trump Turned CNN Into a House of Existential Dread?

Location:
CNN, 1 CNN Center, Atlanta, GA, 30303, United States

After relentless attacks from President Donald Trump and his allies, a series of journalistic problems, and in the shadow of a possible merger, the network’s CEO, Jeff Zucker, is feeling the heat.

AT&T CEO to Separate Telecom, Media Businesses After Time Warner Merger

Location:
AT&T, 208 South Akard St, Dallas, TX, 75202, United States

AT&T plans to separate its telecom operations from its media assets after clinching a takeover of Time Warner, putting veteran AT&T executive John Stankey in charge of the Time Warner business

Groups to DOJ: AT&T-Time Warner Deal Appears to Need Blocking

Location:
Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20530-0001, United States

More than a dozen media consolidation critics—including Common Cause, Consumers Union and the Writers Guild of America West—told Attorney General Jeff Sessions that from all appearances the proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger cannot be saved by "conditions and piecemeal divestitures" and should be blocked.

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