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  • DirecTV, AT&T Make Case for Merger with FCC

    It's all about the bundle. That's what AT&T and DirecTV told the FCC in a filing Wednesday that makes the case for why the union of the telco giant and satcaster would be in the public interest. As both sides have repeatedly stated, the combo will make...
  • AT&T Close to Announcing $50 Billion Deal to Acquire DirecTV

    AT&T is reportedly close to reaching an agreement to acquire satellite giant DirecTV for about $50 billion -- marking another blockbuster merger that would further consolidate U.S. pay-TV services into the hands of a few major players if approved. The...
  • AT&T to Acquire DirecTV in $67 Billion Deal

    In a deal that will accelerate the transformation under way in the U.S. pay TV market, AT&T has reached an agreement to acquire DirecTV for $67 billion. The proposed union of the telco giant and the nation's largest satellite TV provider continues the...
  • Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing

    Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing
    Comcast Corp., already the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, says it needs to get bigger to compete against the formidable giants of Silicon Valley. The Philadelphia-based cable behemoth said in a government filing Tuesday that its...
  • Comcast, TW Cable Execs Grilled By Skeptical Senators at Merger Hearing

    Senators grilled Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives on an array of competitive concerns over their proposed merger at a Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday, but one of the most frequently asked questions was very simple: Will consumers see higher...
  • Southwest adds Midway to its mobile boarding pass program

    Southwest adds Midway to its mobile boarding pass program
    Southwest Airlines said it will expand the use of mobile-based boarding passes to Chicago's Midway Airport, and several others, allowing passengers to use their cell phones to pass security checks and board aircraft. Southwest passengers with flights...
  • Liberty Media Sets Spinoff of Charter Holdings into Separate Company

    John Malone's Liberty Media announced plans to spin off its cable holdings, largely comprising its stake in Charter Communications, into a new publicly traded company called Liberty Broadband by the end of 2014. The move comes after the company in...
  • Lawmakers gripe about cable deal. Murdoch talks. Jane Pauley's back.

    Lawmakers gripe about cable deal. Murdoch talks. Jane Pauley's back.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for Passover. The Skinny: I've gotten so deep into "Sons of Anarchy" that I'm two episodes behind on "The Americans." I need to catch up tonight. Today's roundup includes recaps of the Senate hearing about the...
  • Did Comcast Raise Cable-TV Rates 68% in the Past Four Years? Not Exactly

    The eye-popping claim certainly got some headline play: Comcast raised basic-cable rates 68% from 2009-13, while Time Warner Cable -- the target of Comcast's proposed $45 billion acquisition -- actually reduced them by 2.5% over the same time period....
  • LCF considers the need for high-speed Internet

    City Council members are grappling to find a balance between bringing needed technological infrastructure into La CaƱada and maintaining safe and attractive thoroughfares. The issue came to light Monday when the council considered two appeals over the...
  • 'Godzilla' Director Gareth Edwards, Legendary's Thomas Tull on Doing the 'King of the Monsters' Justice

    Hollywood can be a beast for anyone looking to establish a business. Movies and TV shows frequently fail. Financing can dry up instantly. And the outsized egos and conflicting agendas of insecure executives can drive anyone mad. So the long odds overcome...