As government regulators prepare to rule on two giant telecom mergers, let's take a look at a handful of big deals they have rejected that should worry Comcast and AT&T.
Minnesota Senator Al Franken lashed-out at AT&T's proposed $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV as a deal that will reduce competition and raise prices for Internet access, a view backed by activist groups increasingly jittery about media concentration.
AOL's recent tumble could make it even more attractive to Yahoo!, which is expected to be flush with cash after China's Alibaba holds a New York public offering later this year.
FCC Chairman Wheeler appeared to be saying one thing and doing another as the agency voted to re-open its rules governing the Internet.
Big media companies are poised to maintain their domination, regardless of how Congress, the FCC and the courts rule on Net Neutrality.
The FCC is set to begin hearings on the issue of 'Net Neutrality' on Thursday, and one of the big questions is whether broadband delivery will be considered more of a utility.
New York Times shares were falling Wednesday as the company said Jill Abramson has been replaced as editor of its newspaper.
Comcast's David Cohen pulls no punches, tells Net Neutrality advocates that the country's largest cable-TV company can charge whatever is reasonable for different levels of Internet service.
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox was surging Monday on news of a deal with BSkyB which would allow the media conglomerate to focus on entertainment programming.
Publicis and Omnicom hoped their merger would help them dominate the transition into digital advertising. But it may have only proved that big isn't necessarily better