AT&T can proceed with $85 billion bid for Time Warner, judge rules, paving way for landmark deal (page 2)

In what could be one of the most consequential antitrust decisions in recent memory, a judge has ruled that AT&T and Time Warner can merge, despite a lawsuit from the Justice Department arguing that the deal would be anti-competitive. Pending a possible appeal, the decision means the public will soon see a new telecom behemoth looming over the landscape, combining AT&Tís paid-TV subscribers with Time Warnerís content, which includes HBO, CNN, and Warner Bros. The federal judge ruling on the case did not impose any conditions on the deal as part of the decision. The ruling will be a bellwether for future deals But beyond its immediate consequences, the ruling may have been more closely watched for its effect on future deals. The battle... Continue reading…

AT&T can proceed with $85 billion bid for Time Warner, judge rules, paving way for landmark deal

The AT&T-Time Warner deal has been approved with no conditions.        

Tue 12 Jun 18 from USA today

AT&T gets to buy Time Warner in legal win over Justice Department - CNET

The mega-media merger is happening.

Tue 12 Jun 18 from CNET

AT&T can buy Time Warner Inc., judge rules

Judge rejects DOJ case against merger, says AT&T can buy Time Warner.

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Arstechnica

AT&T wins U.S. court approval to buy Time Warner for $85 billion

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc won approval from a U.S. court on Tuesday to buy Time Warner Inc for $85 billion, without conditions, allowing AT&T to compete with internet companies that dominate ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Reuters Technology

Court approves merger of AT&T and Time Warner

United States District Court Judge Richard J. Leon has ruled in favor of AT&T in the government’s antitrust suit to block AT&T’s proposed merger with Time Warner . That decision ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from TechCrunch

Judge rules AT&T can purchase Time Warner

Last November, the Department of Justice slapped an antitrust lawsuit on AT&T's proposed acquisition of Time Warner and the trial resulting from that lawsuit wrapped up ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Engadget

AT&T can complete its massive merger with Time Warner, judge rules

In what could be one of the most consequential antitrust decisions in recent memory, a judge has ruled that AT&T and Time Warner can merge, despite a lawsuit from the Justice ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from The Verge

AT&T, Justice Department await decision that could determine future of media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc, which owns DirecTV, awaits a court ruling on Tuesday that will determine if it can buy Time Warner Inc, a decision that could prompt a cascade of pay TV companies ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Reuters Technology

AT&T-Time Warner decision will set stage for Hollywood's future

A federal judge is expected to decide Tuesday whether AT&T should go ahead with its planned $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, home to DC Comics' heroes Batman, Superman and Wonder ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from USA today

AT&T leads telecom stocks higher ahead of Time Warner ruling

** S&P 500 telecom sector higher, led by AT&T Inc , a day ahead of court decision on whether or not it can go through with its proposed purchase of Time Warner

Mon 11 Jun 18 from Reuters Technology

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