In October, just after AT&T Inc. announced a deal to buy Time Warner Inc., AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said one reason not to be concerned about the combination was because the fight over net neutrality was finally over. The presidential election changed that.
Will the company hold to it if it's allowed to buy Time Warner?
The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner did their best to convince a Senate panel their proposed $85.4B merger will benefit consumers.
AT&T chief executive Randall Stephenson vowed Wednesday not to restrict Time Warner's television content from competitors once the two companies close their massive $85 billion merger. “We will not withhold content to disadvantage someone else,” Stephenson said at a hearing before the Senate judiciary subcommittee on antitrust. Show More Summary
The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner defended their proposed $85 billion merger to lawmakers, trying to navigate a tricky political landscape in which President-elect Donald Trump has expressed hostility to the deal.
The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner are telling Congress that the merger of the two media and communications giants will benefit Americans and boost competition in cable, rather than quash it. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
AT&T denies that it will restrict Time Warner content to its own network.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson and his Time Warner counterpart Jeffrey Bewkes are Capitol Hill-bound Wednesday morning as two top executives attempt to convince a Senate subcommittee that their proposed $85.
Skeptical Senators will question the CEO's of AT&T and Time Warner today on Capitol Hill about their proposed $85 billion merger.
The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner told Congress that the merger of the two media and communications giants will benefit Americans and boost competition in cable, rather than quash it.
Jeff Bewkes spoke at Business Insider's annual IGNITION conference, during which he was asked about Trump's frequent campaign threats to open up libel laws. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
But public interest groups warn that media consolidation usually leads to higher prices.
The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner are heading to Capitol Hill in a bid to convince senators that a merger of their two companies will mean innovative new experiences for consumers.
The CEOs, Randall Stephenson of AT&T and Jeffrey Bewkes of Time Warner, are due to appear Wednesday before a Senate antitrust panel whose Republican chairman and senior Democrat have said the proposed $85.4 billion merger of the communications...Show More Summary
ReCode: Don’t worry about Donald Trump and the First Amendment, says Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes: He won’t harm it, despite a campaign promise to “open up” libel laws, and a tweet proposing to strip flag-burners of their citizenship. But … Continue reading ?
Jeff Bewkes, the CEO of CNN parent Time Warner, claims that the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects freedom of speech and freedom of the press from government interference, is or was more in more danger from the Democrats than aggressive media critic/President-elect Donald Trump. Show More Summary
"...the press tends to miss that."
AT&T Inc. Chairman Randall Stephenson plans to tell senators Wednesday his company’s deal with Time Warner Inc. will “disrupt” the long-established cable TV model in ways that will benefit consumers, according to his prepared testim...
In a somewhat shocking admission in this age of 'fake' news and paid liars, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes told Business Insider's Henry Blodget on Tuesday that the "real threat" to the First Amendment did not come from President-electShow More Summary
The chairman and CEO of Time Warner thinks all the talk about Donald Trump being a threat to the First Amendment is overblown.