Scott Moritz

Comcast Vows to Behave Without Net-Neutrality Rules. Not All Are Convinced.

A trade group of broadband providers including AT&T and Comcast pledged recently to not block or slow web traffic and otherwise avoid “unfair discrimination against lawful traffic online,” according to a statement.

AT&T Ready to Probe the White House’s Role in Time Warner Deal

Apparently, AT&T will try to dig into whether the White House influenced the Justice Department’s review of the company’s planned takeover of Time Warner if the government sues to block the deal.  In the event of a trial over the $85.4 billion

Verizon Said to Near Yahoo Deal at Lower Price After Hacks

Verizon Communications is close to a renegotiated deal for Yahoo! Inc.’s internet properties that would reduce the price of the $4.8 billion agreement by about $250 million after the revelation of security breaches at the web company, apparently.

Satellite Dishes That Power Time Warner Imperil AT&T Deal

Behind the Time Warner campus in Atlanta (GA), more than a dozen massive dishes silently stream CNN newscasts, Cartoon Network shows and Turner Sports games to satellites in outer space.

AT&T Turns to Media Acquisitions as Its Video Ambitions Grow

AT&T has gone from a regional phone company to a national telecommunications powerhouse over the last decade. Its next big expansion will see it buying businesses to transform into a media and entertainment giant, apparently.

Verizon Beats Earnings Estimates on Stronger User Gains

Verizon Communications, the largest US wireless carrier, exceeded profit estimates on stronger customer gains even as rivals including T-Mobile US brought more price competition to the industry.

T-Mobile’s Legere Said Likely CEO After Sprint Merger

As Sprint nears an agreement to buy T-Mobile US, the man in the hot pink T-shirt will soon step into the limelight.

Comcast’s Race for Customers May Spur $170 Billion Deals

Comcast’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable may be the opening act for a yearlong festival of telecommunications deals that would alter Internet, phone and TV service for tens of millions of Americans.

Sprint CEO Says Strong No. 3 Needed Amid Price Wars

Sprint Chief Executive Officer Dan Hesse said the wireless price wars aren’t sustainable and show the need for a bigger No. 3 competitor in the US.

T-Mobile Adds More Customers Than AT&T, Verizon Combined

T-Mobile US added more subscribers in the first quarter than AT&T and Verizon Communications combined, heightening the carrier’s allure as Sprint pursues a merger.