Comcast Corp.’s proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc. faces as much as a year of U.S. scrutiny that probably will end in approval after regulators secure pledges the combined company won’t harm Internet users.
DirecTV customers couldn’t get their Weather Channel forecast this morning as a dispute over fees escalated into a blackout of the network that has struggled to make weather-tracking a round-the-clock draw for viewers.
AT&T Inc. may seek to acquire Dish Network Corp., the second-largest U.S. satellite-TV company, to gain wireless spectrum after failing to purchase T-Mobile USA and its airwaves, Stifel Nicolaus & Co. said.
NII Holdings Inc., a wireless carrier that operates under the Nextel brand in Latin America, is faltering in its attempt to turn a walkie-talkie service into a viable competitor to Mexico’s mobile-phone giants, making it a potential target or partner for a rival.
Globalstar Inc., the provider of satellite-phone services that’s traded below $1 since 2011, now offers investors the chance for returns of at least 30 percent in a takeover thanks to its coveted airwaves.