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AT&T Is Said to Want Antitrust Official on Witness List for Trial

But the Justice Department sued to block the merger last November. Mr. Delrahim and other officials said the combination of telecom and media giants would harm competition and lead to higher prices for consumers. The case has also been clouded ...

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YouTube Revamped Its Ad System. AT&T Still Hasn’t Returned.

AT&T believes that its dialogue with YouTube played a role in the platform’s announcement last month that humans will manually vet videos from channels that are part of Google Preferred — a designation applied to channels representing the top 5 ...

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AT&T Drops Huawei’s New Smartphone Amid Security Worries

While the letter did not mention AT&T, its pending deal to sell the Huawei smartphone in the United States had been widely reported. Fletcher Cook, a spokesman for AT&T, declined to comment. Huawei, a private company, has long denied that ...

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AT&T and Union Reach Accord on Job Protection for Workers

The AT&T wireless workers had been without a long-term contract since February and staged a strike in May that lasted less than three days. Under the labor accord, which primarily covers workers in call centers and retail outlets, AT&T will ...

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No state attorneys general join DOJ bid to stop $85B AT&T merger

The Justice Department failed to convince state attorneys general to join its bid to block AT&T’s $ 85.4 billion deal to buy Time Warner, according to reports on Wednesday. Federal officials contacted at least 18 state prosecutors, sending a draft ...

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Trump says AT&T deal for Time Warner could end up in litigation

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump indicated that the Justice Department may try to block AT&T.’s proposed purchase of CNN owner Time Warner, saying “it will probably end up being maybe litigation.” AT&T is preparing for a court battle if the ...

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Rupert Murdoch contacted AT&T CEO twice about buying CNN

Rupert Murdoch may be kicking the tires on a deal to buy CNN. The 21st Century Fox chairman has called AT&T’s CEO twice in the past six months offering to buy CNN, Reuters reported Friday, citing sources. Murdoch, 86, phoned ...

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Swift Opposition to Resurrection of AT&T Giant

“Rarely is bigger better,” Jonathan Schwantes, a senior policy lawyer at Consumers Union, the policy arm of Consumer Reports, said. “For us, it’s all about consumers having choices, good choices.” Politicians of all stripes — from Donald J. Trump and ...

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News Analysis: Regulatory Microscope Lies Ahead for AT&T and Time Warner

Photo AT&T reached a deal to acquire Time Warner for more than $ 85 billion on Saturday. Credit Andrew Burton/Getty Images North America A cable and internet provider decides to buy an entertainment conglomerate. The merger is met with skepticism ...

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AT&T Aims for an Empire in Merger Talks With Time Warner

Photo The headquarters of Time Warner in New York. Today’s Time Warner is the byproduct of many rounds of spinoffs and acquisitions. Credit Time Warner/EPA AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire Time Warner, according to three people briefed on ...

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