AT&T DirecTV Proposed Merger Raises Questions

With surprisingly little public reaction, on May 17, 2014, the American Telephone and Telegraphy Company (AT&T) and DirecTV (colloquially known as “Dish”) announced plans to merge. The new company’s largely one-way subscribership would be slightly smaller than the newly expanded and largely interactive Comcast’s 30 million. But the on demand capability may be far more important than the total customers, for antitrust and regulatory purposes.

YOUR COMPLIMENTARY 15-DAY LAW.COM TRIAL HAS ENDED.
Subscribe now to continue reading →

To continue reading, upgrade and become a Law.com subscriber.
Get 2 MONTHS FREE when you sign up for a 12 month subscription.