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Excite@Home on shaky ground

A bankruptcy judge says he's reluctant to approve AT&T's bid for the company's high-speed Net access assets. Plus: AT&T withdraws representatives from Excite@Home's board.

A bankruptcy judge says he's reluctant to approve AT&T's bid for the company's high-speed Net access assets. Plus: AT&T withdraws representatives from Excite@Home's board. Judge: Excite@Home sale threatened
AT&T's bid to buy the company's broadband Internet access business takes another step backward, as a judge says he is loath to approve it in the face of strong creditor criticism.
October 24, 2001 
AT&T execs pulled from Excite@Home board
The troubled high-speed ISP says AT&T removed four of its executives from Excite@Home's board to avoid a conflict of interest.
October 24, 2001 
see Special report: Excite@Home marriage doomed at the altar? Angry shareholders oppose Excite buyout
Fomented in the disillusionment of online stock message boards, another revolt is brewing against AT&T's proposed $307 million purchase of the broadband Net company.
October 23, 2001 
Excite@Home torn by AT&T, bondholders
update The company's bondholders oppose the sale of its broadband assets for $307 million to AT&T, saying the price is far too low.
October 22, 2001 
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AT&T, Excite@Home reach service deal
update AT&T Broadband reaches an agreement that will allow the company to continue offering service to new customers.
October 17, 2001 
Who wants to buy Excite.com?
The pending liquidation of Excite@Home puts its well-trafficked Web portal up for grabs, but even a fire sale price might not attract a buyer.
October 8, 2001 
Excite@Home files for bankruptcy
update The leading broadband ISP says it will seek Chapter 11 protection and sell its high-speed network to AT&T for $307 million in cash.
October 1, 2001