AT&T Time Warner Approval is Without Conditions

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon has ruled in favor of the AT&T and Time Warner merger. The AT&T Time Warner approval potentially paves the way for the deal to close, although the decision could be appealed. Seeking Alpha reported, however, that an appeal is unlikely,...Learn More

DOJ Files to Block AT&T Time Warner Merger, AT&T Raises Confidence in Government Concern

About an hour after news headlines such as “DOJ files to block AT&T Time Warner merger” began to hit, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson was on a conference call with reporters assuring them that the deal would be approved without a requirement to divest assets. Stephenson...Learn More

AT&T to Invest an Additional $1 Billion in the United States if Competitive Tax Rate Enacted

Dallas, Texas — November 8, 2017 — Since 2012, AT&T has invested more in the United States than any other public company. Today, the company committed to step up its 2018 U.S. investment by an additional $1 billion if Congress passes — and the President signs...Learn More

AT&T Touts Fewer TV Commercial Interruptions as Potential Benefit of Time Warner Merger

AT&T envisions the possibility that the number of ads during TV shows could decrease when the company’s planned merger with Time Warner is completed, said AT&T Chief Financial Officer John Stephens at an investor conference today. AT&T addressable advertising capabilities will improve dramatically with Time...Learn More

CEO: AT&T Time Warner Plans Include Better Content Monetization, More Mobile Integration

AT&T sees significant opportunities for monetizing the content assets it will own when its planned acquisition of Time Warner is completed, noted AT&T CEO, Chairman and President Randall Stephenson today in a question-and-answer session at an investor conference, where he discussed AT&T Time Warner plans....Learn More

European Commission Approves AT&T Acquisition of Time Warner

March 15, 2017 — DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, has approved AT&T’s* pending acquisition of Time Warner. “We appreciate the skilled work of the European Commission’s team for their timely effort to analyze and clear the AT&T-Time Warner merger,”...Learn More

Report: Trump Job Promises Surface in AT&T Union Negotiations

Employees of AT&T’s wireless business could strike against the company and have invoked President Trump’s campaign promises about protecting U.S. jobs in ongoing AT&T union negotiations, reports Bloomberg. The report quotes a spokesperson for the Communications Workers of America as saying “It seems someone should...Learn More

Hulu Streaming Channel Line-Up Takes Shape After $580 Million Time Warner Investment

Time Warner announced a $580 million investment in Hulu that will also bring Turner networks to the upcoming Hulu streaming channel line-up. The investment secures a 10% stake in Hulu, valuing the OTT provider at $5.8 billion. Time Warner joins The Walt Disney Company, 21st...Learn More

Time Warner Launches Carrier Serviceability Portal

New York – September 28, 2015 – Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) today announced a new online tool that will make it easier for carrier customers to discover TWCBC-connected locations. The Carrier Serviceability Portal enables service providers to search nearly 1 million on-net and...Learn More

Time Warner Cable Business Class Expands Its Global Calling Plan

July 28, 2015 — NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) today announced more enhancements to its Business Class Phone (BCP) Global Calling Plan. The service has been enhanced to include more mobile destinations and expanded to include calls to Israel, Romania, and Thailand....Learn More

FCC Announces Merger Review Teams for Comcast-TW Cable and AT&T-DirecTV

July 7, 2014 — Washington, D.C. – Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler announced today the members of an inter-bureau steering committee and the working team leaders established to coordinate the agency’s review of  merger applications from Comcast-Time Warner Cable-Charter and AT&T-DirecTV. Jonathan Sallet, General...Learn More

Time Warner Cable Launches Wi-Fi Hotspot Portal

May 27, 2014 — NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Time Warner Cable (TWC) has launched a new online customer portal – “My WiFi” – where TWC Internet customers can register all WiFi-enabled family devices so they automatically connect to TWC WiFi Hotspots when in range, eliminating the need...Learn More

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