Comcast Corp.’s proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc. goes before U.S. regulators who may be more interested in ensuring Internet users can see Netflix Inc.’s videos than parsing the combined company’s market share.
T-Mobile US Inc.’s pricing strategy is a potential roadblock for any Sprint Corp. takeover attempt because U.S. regulators want to preserve a maverick wireless company that offers subscribers lower rates.
AT&T Inc., the second-biggest U.S. wireless carrier, agreed to acquire airwaves from larger rival Verizon Wireless for $1.9 billion, helping bolster its network in a region that covers 42 million people.
Roni Elovitch replaced furniture and rebuilt walls in her home after Superstorm Sandy submerged parts of Fire Island, New York. She’s dismayed Verizon Communications Inc. won’t embark on a post-hurricane refurbishing of its own.
AT&T Inc.’s $1.2 billion deal to buy Leap Wireless International Inc. would probably win approval from U.S. regulators, who may demand the company give up airwaves where its holdings surpass federal benchmarks.