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.
AT&T Inc. is aiming to announce an agreement to acquire DirecTV by tomorrow, according to a person familiar with the matter, adding satellite-TV subscribers as the biggest competitors in the pay-TV industry bulk up.
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.
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., 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.
AT&T Inc. executives huddled with small groups of investors in Barcelona this week to discuss their willingness to own cable assets and stretch their balance sheet for big investments in mature economies like those in Europe, said people with knowledge of the matter.
AT&T Inc., which is considering an expansion across the Atlantic, faces the same realities that undermined European deals a decade ago: Doing business in the region is costly, complicated and highly regulated.