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Comcast takes another PR hit as plans to abandon Detroit post-merger come under scrutiny

As if Comcast needs any more public relations headaches as it tries to gain regulatory approval for its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, the conglomerate's plans to abandon that most forlorn of Midwestern cities, Detroit, has now come under scrutiny, too.

DirecTV shareholders sign off on AT&T buyout by big margin

DirecTV shareholders are more than okay with the proposed buyout of the company by AT&T. The satellite operator said Thursday that shareholders overwhelmingly approved the merger, with 99 percent voting in favor on a base representing 77 percent of all outstanding company shares.

Rumor Mill: AT&T reaches agreement with DOJ on DirecTV purchase

AT&T has reportedly reached an agreement with the Department of Justice, clearing a major regulatory hurdle in its quest to purchase DirecTV, according to an exclusive in the New York Post.

AT&T said it will bring FTTH to 2M homes if DirecTV gets approved

AT&T has made another concession to get regulatory approval of its $48.5 million proposal to acquire DirecTV by promising that it would extend fiber to the home (FTTH) services to more locations.

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Online conditions only hold-up in Comcast-NBCU approval, Zucker says

Jeffrey Zucker figures he doesn't have much time left as CEO of NBC Universal. It's been announced that Zucker will leave the job after Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) takes over and that, he said, should be

Comcast Q2: Execs optimistic about year-end completion of NBC-Universal acquisition

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) executives still hope to have NBC Universal in their stockings for Christmas, despite what appears to be a rancorous discourse between those opposed to the acquisition and