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  • AT&T, DirecTV To Pitch Capitol Hill on Benefits of Merger

    AT&T chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, in scheduled appearances on Capitol Hill on Tuesday with DirecTV chairman and CEO Michael D. White, plans to tell lawmakers that their proposed $49 billion merger may lead to lower prices for consumers across...
  • A few fixes for the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas

    A few fixes for the Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas
    There are few things in life one greets more enthusiastically than their own bed and a hot shower after Electric Daisy Carnival weekend. Pop & Hiss pulled the late shift for all three nights of the festival in Las Vegas this year. We came, we raved, we...
  • Uber brings breath of fresh air to stagnant taxi industry [Letter]

    Uber brings breath of fresh air to stagnant taxi industry [Letter]
    Mobile technology is changing the way we communicate, shop, work and travel. Ride-sharing companies such as Uber are bringing much needed choice and competition to a stagnant taxi industry that has failed to advance with the times ("Uber to file long...
  • AT&T and DirecTV defend deal on Capitol Hill

    The top executives of AT&T and DirecTV spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill making the case for their proposed $48.5-billion deal that will combine the telecommunications giant with the satellite broadcaster to create a video and broadband behemoth. In...
  • Burbank utility rates to rise

    Burbank utility customers can expect rate increases starting in July after all, as one Burbank City Council member on Monday flipped his vote after city officials said keeping rates stagnant would cause a $7.6 million revenue shortfall and extensive...
  • Lawmakers Press AT&T, DirecTV on Whether Merger Will Lead to Lower Prices

    The CEOs of AT&T and DirecTV were pressed on Capitol Hill on whether their proposed $49 billion merger, pitched as a way to achieve cost efficiencies, would lead to lower prices for consumers, but neither company committed to such a scenario. Instead,...
  • Media Companies, NAB Applaud Supreme Court Ruling Against Aereo

    Media conglomerates and the National Assn. of Broadcasters were quick to cheer the Supreme Court's 6-3 decision Wednesday finding that Internet-streaming startup Aereo violated the Copyright Act. "Aereo characterized our lawsuit as an attack on...
  • Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant

    Comcast timeline: Rise of a giant
    Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable would give the Philadelphia company nearly 30 million cable TV and high-speed Internet subscribers. The merger would consolidate Comcast's information pipeline serving the East and West coasts. Here...
  • Start the Presses: Utility players on the council

    Start the Presses: Utility players on the council
    The Burbank City Council has no clothes. Mayor Dave Gordon had a chance this week to finally show the Media City that he could lead through a difficult and thorny issue: Whether to raise utility rates. He had his chance, but he blew it. To be fair,...
  • Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]

    Faster, cheaper, better broadband in Baltimore [Commentary]
    There is a monopoly for fast Internet services in Baltimore City. As a consequence, a new Comcast customer can pay as much as $1,000 more over two years for standard "triple-play" service (telephone, Internet and cable television) than would a new...
  • T-Mobile put lots of bogus charges on customers' bills, FTC alleges

    T-Mobile put lots of bogus charges on customers' bills, FTC alleges
    Federal regulators on Tuesday accused T-Mobile of bilking customers out of hundreds of millions of dollars in third-party charges on phone bills for premium services such as flirting tips and celebrity gossip that customers never authorized. In a...