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

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts: We Have Enough Scale

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts: We Have Enough Scale

Broadband services carried the company's second-quarter results, raising the question of whether Comcast needs to bulk up in media and satellite TV.

Qualcomm Beats Q3 Expectations, Ends NXP Bid

Qualcomm Beats Q3 Expectations, Ends NXP Bid

The wireless chipmaking powerhouse topped forecasts and announced $30 billion in buybacks, as it terminates the NXP deal.

Qualcomm to Terminate NXP Deal

Qualcomm to Terminate NXP Deal

The merger parties have struggled to get merger approval from Beijing amid rising tensions with the Trump administration over trade.

It's D-Day for Qualcomm's Deal to Acquire NXP

It's D-Day for Qualcomm's Deal to Acquire NXP

In Qualcomm's Plan B, the 'b' stands for buybacks, which have their benefits and pitfalls.

AT&T Media Ambitions Draw Cool Response

AT&T Media Ambitions Draw Cool Response

Investors were cool to the telecom giant's plans for media expansion.

AT&T Shares Fall After Hours Despite Earnings Beat

AT&T Shares Fall After Hours Despite Earnings Beat

The parent of Time Warner and DirecTV earned 91 cents adjusted per share, beating a forecast of 87 cents per share.

Verizon Beats Forecasts in Lowell McAdam's Swan Song as CEO

Verizon Beats Forecasts in Lowell McAdam's Swan Song as CEO

As Hans Vestberg prepares to take over for CEO Lowell McAdam, Verizon continues to focus on its network and the launch of 5G. Don't expect a splashy media deal, or an Oath spin off.

Verizon Gives First Update on the State of Wireless Second-Quarter Earnings

Verizon Gives First Update on the State of Wireless Second-Quarter Earnings

Expect updates on wireless competition, the race to 5G services and the progress by Yahoo!--plus commentary from Hans Vestberg, who becomes CEO on Aug. 1.

IBM Rides the Cloud to New Heights

IBM Rides the Cloud to New Heights

In the first earnings report from the leading cloud computing providers, Big Blue holds its ground.

FCC Chief Pai Unexpectedly Slams Sinclair Deal for Tribune

FCC Chief Pai Unexpectedly Slams Sinclair Deal for Tribune

Ajit Pai makes a surprising critique of Sinclair's proposed divestitures in its purchase of Tribune.