Chris Nolter

Chris Nolter is a senior writer focusing on telecom, media and technology. Nolter's coverage ranges from profiles of key bankers and dealmakers to the inner workings of complex deals, and he is often the first in the industry to report on M&A activity and private equity. Prior to joining The Deal, Nolter published stories with FinanacialTimes.com, RollingStone.com, the New York Times Magazine and the Columbia Journalism Review. He also worked at the Museum of the Moving Image, where he edited the Moving Image Quarterly, the museum website and other publications, and he has produced live news broadcasts for CNN Financial Network.

Recent Articles By The Author

Twitter's Turnaround Continues but Investors Don't Seem Entirely Convinced

Twitter's Turnaround Continues but Investors Don't Seem Entirely Convinced

Despite positive news about profits and user engagement in the first quarter, Twitter shares hit a wall of worry on Wednesday.

Verizon Shares Gain as Carrier Tops Q1 Earnings Forecasts

Verizon Shares Gain as Carrier Tops Q1 Earnings Forecasts

The wireless carrier earned $1.17 per share on a non-Gaap basis, 6 cents higher than Wall Street expectations.

M&A Overshadows Telecom Earnings, DOJ eSIM Card Inquiry

M&A Overshadows Telecom Earnings, DOJ eSIM Card Inquiry

Verizon will report first-quarter earnings Tuesday morning.

Tesla Investor Pushing for More Board Changes

Tesla Investor Pushing for More Board Changes

As CEO Elon Musk admits the fallibility of robots, NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer would like to see an expert in human capital management added to Tesla's board of directors.

Sprint, T-Mobile Might Have to Do More Than Make Promises to Get Deal Approved

Sprint, T-Mobile Might Have to Do More Than Make Promises to Get Deal Approved

The Department of Justice has shown a preference for structural concessions, meaning divestitures, rather than behavioral remedies, such as agreeing to wholesale deals or concessions to rivals.

Here's Randall Stephenson's Vision for a Combined AT&T-Time Warner

Here's Randall Stephenson's Vision for a Combined AT&T-Time Warner

AT&T boss Randall Stephenson on Thursday called the government's lawsuit to block his company's purchase of Time Warner "absurd," and outlined the new tech, content strategy and corporate structure the merger partners plan.

Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes: Department of Justice Theories Are 'Ridiculous'

Time Warner's Jeff Bewkes: Department of Justice Theories Are 'Ridiculous'

The CEO says Time Warner needs to merge with AT&T to compete with the Googles and Facebooks of the world.

RCN CEO Raises Specter of Comcast-NBC Tactics in AT&T Trial

RCN CEO Raises Specter of Comcast-NBC Tactics in AT&T Trial

Cable operator RCN's CEO outlined the perils of vertical media consolidation, while AT&T and Time Warner attacked data the government uses in an economic model that calculates the increased costs to consumers.

It May Be Time for Tesla's Board to Stage a Twitter Intervention for Elon Musk

It May Be Time for Tesla's Board to Stage a Twitter Intervention for Elon Musk

Tesla's Model 3 temporary production halt looks worse given Musk's tweet just days ago predicting a profitable Q3 and Q4, and denying Tesla needs to raise billions in capital.

AT&T Expert Calls DOJ's Model 'Theoretically Unsound'

AT&T Expert Calls DOJ's Model 'Theoretically Unsound'

University of Chicago professor Dennis Carlton took aim at a model that University of California Berkeley economist Carl Shapiro created for the government.