Tag Archives: AT&T

2017: A look ahead

With 2016 officially in the books, let’s look ahead on what to expect in the media business in 2017: 1. The FCC under a Trump administration. With a [..]

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T Dog’s Media Notepad: Gannett pulls plug on merger with Tronc

  The proposed merger between Gannett and Tronc is now off the¬†table. Gannett announced Tuesday it would no longer pursue a merger between the two, due to bankers [..]

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AT&T, TimeWarner propose merger

AT&T to purchase TimeWarner for $85 billion Opponents to deal already lining up Bugs Bunny, Sheldon Cooper, and Scooby Doo are getting ready to reach out and touch [..]

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Net neutrality sails through the FCC

In what has to be the most politically divided vote at the Federal Communications Commission since the Sirius/XM merger of nearly seven years ago, the government agency passed [..]

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2015: A look ahead

With 2014 now behind us, here’s what to expect in 2015: 1. The Cubs’ new media homes. This year, the Cubs enter a new era: a new over-the-air [..]

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Comcast, TimeWarner Cable agree to merge

In what can be described as a historic deal, Philadelphia-based Comcast Corp. – the country’s largest cable operator – is purchasing New York City-based Time Warner Cable – [..]

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The Grab Bag: The Santa edition

Ho, Ho, Ho! It’s Terry Claus about to deliver you a special Christmas edition of The Grab Bag! I got special presents from the world of media that [..]

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T Dog’s Four Pack

This was a week to get angry – from vicious hits on the ice to vicious insults on the Capitol steps, not exactly a feel good week. But [..]

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Lowering the bar

AT&T, which bought Cingular wireless in the Bell South deal, is dropping the popular brand name to go another hot, sexy name…. AT&T. AT&T sold its wireless business [..]

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