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Spending on mergers, acquisitions approaches year 2000's boom levels

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.

By September 30, 2014

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Activist investor pushes for Yahoo-AOL merger

In an open letter to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, the investment management firm Starboard makes its case for the oft-rumored pair-up.

By September 26, 2014

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Sprint CEO: Wireless merger could increase competition in suburbs

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.

By June 25, 2014

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AT&T defends benefits of proposed DirecTV merger

In two separate congressional hearings, AT&T's CEO makes the case for the $48.5 billion proposed merger with DirecTV.

By June 24, 2014

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AT&T makes case for $48.5 billion merger with DirecTV

In statement to FCC, firm says without deal neither company can compete against rival cable giants.

By June 11, 2014

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Sprint, T-Mobile reportedly near accord on merger terms

Sprint is near an agreement to buy its wireless telecom rival for $40 a share, Bloomberg reports.

By June 4, 2014

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AT&T, DirecTV say their $48.5B merger is good for everyone

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says the combined broadband service and media company will come out of the gate with bundled deals for consumers.

By May 19, 2014

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DirecTV secures NFL Sunday Ticket deal vital to AT&T merger

The deal also expands the partnership to include Sunday Ticket live on mobile devices, likely to be a key promoted feature for AT&T.

By October 1, 2014

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Netflix vs. the Comcast-TWC merger: Nothing to lose

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.

By April 22, 2014

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Comcast makes the case for $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable

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.

By April 8, 2014