A record third quarter sees 2014 on track to hit almost $500 billion in M&A spending, says a research firm, not far from 2000's nearly $600 billion.
In an open letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the investment management firm Starboard makes its case for the oft-rumored pair-up.
Sprint's CEO Dan Hesse tells CNET that if US regulators allowed more consolidation in the wireless market, rural and suburban markets could see increased competition from a stronger third national carrier.
In two separate congressional hearings, AT&T's CEO makes the case for the $48.5 billion proposed merger with DirecTV.
In statement to FCC, firm says without deal neither company can compete against rival cable giants.
Sprint is near an agreement to buy its wireless telecom rival for $40 a share, Bloomberg reports.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says the combined broadband service and media company will come out of the gate with bundled deals for consumers.
The deal also expands the partnership to include Sunday Ticket live on mobile devices, likely to be a key promoted feature for AT&T.
Netflix is the first company to publicly oppose the giant merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. That’s largely a function of having the most to gain -- and least to lose -- from blasting it.
In its first official filing with the FCC, Comcast details why its merger with Time Warner Cable is a good idea, and it tries to lay to rest competitive concerns.