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7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

In one of the most anticipated antitrust rulings in decades, federal judge Richard Leon approved the $85 billion merger between AT&T and Time Warner.
The deal, nearly two years in the making, netted a massive and potentially legacy-sealing win for AT&T chief executive Randall Stephenson.
The case was closely followed by an industry in the midst of consolidation.
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Comcast-Fox Merger Eyed After AT&T-Time Warner Ruling

Comcast-Fox Merger Eyed After AT&T-Time Warner Ruling

7 days ago   |   By CBS

NEW YORK - Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner.
If Comcast succeeds in outbidding Disney for Fox, a major cable distributor would control even more channels on its lineup and those of its rivals. There are fears that it could lead to higher cable bills or hinder online alternatives.
But U.S. District Judge Richard Leon cleared the AT&T deal Tuesday despite similar fears.
The ruling is signaling that federal regulators might have a hard time stopping companies from...
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