2018 has been a year of transformation in the telecom and media industries.
Telco behemoths snatched up media and ad tech in an effort to compete against the Silicon Valley giants. Digital.. Business Insider - Published
The movie streaming service FilmStruck shut down last night. It was a niche site that catered to cinephiles. In its place will be a new streaming service coming from the ATT Time Warner merger. NPR - Published
As part of the ongoing consolidation of its marketing and public relations teams, the Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group has eliminated 15 positions but has also promoted 15 people, an individual with.. The Wrap - Published
HBO has tapped Jessica Holscott to be its new executive VP and chief financial officer.
She’ll replace Joe Tarulli, who is retiring after 27 years with the company at the end of the year.
“I.. The Wrap - Published
The United States Department of Justice came out swinging in a new briefing that attacks AT&T in the appeal for the Time Warner merger case. The government, seeking to overturn the judgement of a lower.. bizjournals - Published
The executive driving efforts around data at a key Time Warner business sees big opportunities with AT&T (NYSE:T). “AT&T is a massive addition to how we’re thinking about gaining consumer.. bizjournals - Published
· AT&T announced on Wednesday it will launch a new streaming service next year.
· The announcement comes after AT&T purchased Time Warner earlier this year.
· HBO, which was acquired in the.. Business Insider - Published
Consolidation in the healthcare industry continues at a record pace. But are these deals destined for success? Whether driven by a desire to operate more efficiently or to expand the brand and.. PRWeb - Published
AT&T shares took a 2.16 percent hit on Wednesday, after a Wells Fargo report raised concerns the company will be hampered by its “many mouths to feed,” following its $85.4 billion buyout of Time.. The Wrap - Published
· *Verizon will bundle YouTube TV along with 5G in its four initial 5G cities.*
· *YouTube TV typically runs at $40 a month and offers more than 60 channels, including networks like CBS, Fox, and.. Business Insider - Published
· *The DOJ released its written appeal argument against the AT&T-Time Warner merger on Monday.*
· *As a basis for its appeal, the DOJ argues that US District Court Judge Richard Leon didn't.. Business Insider - Published
The judge who allowed AT&T's mega-merger with Time Warner was clearly wrong in concluding the marriage won't harm consumers, the Trump Justice Department argued Monday in challenging the decision. Newsmax - Published Also reported by •SeattlePI.com •SFGate
The U.S. government, using more than 70 pages Monday to make its case against the tie-up of AT&T and Time Warner, said a lower court was “clearly erroneous” in its decision to clear the way for the.. bizjournals - Published
The Justice Department claimed federal judge Richard Leon ruled in favor of AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner “only by erroneously ignoring fundamental principles of economics and common.. USATODAY.com - Published
Broadband providers! They love to make noise about how dedicated they are to improving your service, rolling out new features, and generally adhering to both the law and their own code of ethics. So.. TechCrunch - Published
AT&T Audience Network has renewed thriller “Condor” for a second season and rom-com “You Me Her” for Seasons 4 and 5, the cable and streaming channel said Friday at the Television Critics.. The Wrap - Published
Despite government resistance, the recent approval of the AT&T-Time Warner merger could bring more media conglomerates in the future as cable, satellite, and phone companies strive to grow to compete.. Christian Science Monitor - Published
The Justice Department doesn't just want another shot at AT&T's big merger. It wants it to happen quickly. The federal government is asking the United States District Court of Appeals to expedite the.. bizjournals - Published
Want to understand the Justice Department’s appellate bid to unwind the merger between AT&T and Time Warner? A viewing of the 2001 Oscar-... Billboard.com - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com •nola.com
· *Netflix's borrowing costs could rise as the Federal Reserve hikes interest rates. *
· *The company funds a large portion of its content spend by borrowing money. *
· *But this isn't a real.. Business Insider - Published
Papa John's may be the latest brand weathering a public relations crisis, but the situation is just yet another case of déjà vu for branding experts.
It reminds them of Uber.
Specifically, they.. Business Insider - Published
· *The Department of Justice on Thursday filed a motion to appeal a court's approval of AT&T's $85 billion merger with Time Warner.*
· *A decision could take over a year, an analyst said, and.. Business Insider - Published
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*Trump says Theresa May's Brexit plan would "kill" a US-UK trade deal. *"If they do a deal like that, we would be dealing with the European Union instead of dealing.. Business Insider - Published
The Justice Department appealed a trial judge’s ruling last month that allowed AT&T to acquire Time Warner, setting the stage for a second round of legal proceedings in a blockbuster antitrust case. Wall Street Journal - Published
WASHINGTON — Stung by a federal judge’s dismissal of its objections to AT&T’s megamerger with Time Warner, the Justice Department is challenging the decision with a legal appeal. The Justice.. SFGate - Published
The U.S. Justice Department has filed a notice indicating it will appeal a federal judge’s decision approving the merger of media giants AT&T and Time… ABA Journal - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
Trump DOJ appealing judge's OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by a federal judge's dismissal of its objections to AT&T's megamerger with Time Warner, the Trump Justice Department.. SeattlePI.com - Published
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed to appeal a federal judge’s decision to approve AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner. Back when he was campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump said his.. TechCrunch - Published
The legal dispute between the Justice Department and the newly merged AT&T and Time Warner continues. According to a court document filed Thursday, regulators will appeal the deal despite a federal.. bizjournals - Published