AT&T Inc., the largest U.S. phone company, is open to the sale of some of its peripheral assets, which include wireless towers, a move that analysts say would give the carrier more of a financial cushion.
Brian T. Moynihan, who runs Bank of America Corp., the second-largest U.S. lender by assets, was among a group of underpaid chief executive officers last year, according to a study by pay expert Graef Crystal.
AT&T Inc., a longtime ally of billionaire Carlos Slim, is now headed toward a partnership in Mexico with one of his fiercest rivals, Grupo Televisa SAB, as a result of its $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV.
AT&T Inc., joining the ranks of U.S. TV, Internet and wireless providers racing to consolidate, is in advanced talks to acquire DirecTV for about $50 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
Telecom Italia SpA Chief Executive Officer Marco Patuano, accelerating his efforts to revive the indebted former phone monopoly, is turning to advice from a one- time suitor across the Atlantic: AT&T Inc.’s Randall Stephenson.
As Vodafone Group Plc nears an exit from its 14-year-old U.S. wireless venture with Verizon Communications Inc., Europe’s biggest mobile-phone company may have to make a tough choice: buy or be bought.