After AT&T-Time Warner win, is Comcast-Fox a done deal?

Today, the US District Court for the District of Columbia cleared the way for the world’s largest telecom to buy the world’s third-largest entertainment company, kicking off a new era in how content gets distributed online. Pending appeal, AT&T will now be able to purchase Time Warner for $85 billion, bringing subsidiaries like CNN, HBO, and Warner Bros. movie studios along for the ride. Before today, AT&T’s holdings were mostly confined to distributing information, either through wireline internet, wireless phone service, or broadcast satellite TV. Now, it will own a major stake in some of the largest companies producing that content, with major implications for anyone trying to stream video online. The ruling will have an immediate... Continue reading…

After AT&T-Time Warner win, is Comcast-Fox a done deal?

Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Phys.org

Comcast bid for Fox is next after favorable AT&T ruling, Wed 13 Jun 18 from Phys.org

M&A gates open with judge's blessing on AT&T-Time Warner merger

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday gave a ringing endorsement to AT&T Inc's planned acquisition of Time Warner Inc without any conditions, opening the door for companies such as Comcast ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Reuters Technology

AT&T's Time Warner takeover knocks over media and tech dominoes - CNET

All of this wheeling and dealing could threaten the team-up between the Avengers and the X-Men.

Wed 13 Jun 18 from CNET

After AT&T-Warner green light, Comcast is expected to rival Disney for Fox

On the heels of a federal judge's decision that AT&T's $85 billion acquisition for Time Warner should not be stopped on anti-trust grounds, Comcast is expected to make its bid for ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from USA today

Federal judge rules AT&T CAN move forward with its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner

The ruling brings an end to a six-week antitrust trial in which U.S. regulators argued that the $85 billion deal would give AT&T undue leverage against rival cable providers.

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Daily Mail

Comcast to win unconditional EU okay for Sky bid: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. cable company Comcast is set to gain unconditional EU antitrust approval for its bid to buy European pay-TV company Sky , two people familiar with the matter said on ...

Fri 8 Jun 18 from Reuters Technology

EU regulators set to approve Comcast's bid for Sky: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators are set to approve U.S. cable company Comcast's bid for European pay-TV company Sky without demanding concessions, two people familiar with the ...

Fri 8 Jun 18 from Reuters Technology

AT&T Is Acquiring Time Warner. Now What?

With Judge Richard Leon approving the AT&T acquisition of Time Warner, the rest of the global entertainment industry is in for a tumultuous ride as rivals scale to compete with Netflix and ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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