Mounting a serious campaign to win approval from the Federal Communications Commission, AT&T has agreed to a series of conditions to its $80 billion acquisition of BellSouth. Though the concessions are significant, some Internet advocates remain concerned. AT&T has included a so-called net-neutrality provision prohibiting the merged companies from favoring some Web sites and content providers over their rivals, which would apply for two years or until Congress approves net-neutrality legislation.
AT&T Makes Concessions on BellSouth Deal
January 2, 2007