Tag Archives: AT&T

U.S. v. AT&T and Time Warner: The Death of the ‘Must-Have’ Programming Theory

In a decision issued Tuesday, Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia approved the proposed merger of AT&T and Time Warner. In doing so, he rejected the “must-have” programming theory that was the core of the government’s antitrust case seeking to block the merger. The “must-have” programming theory asserts … Continue Reading

FCC Examines Exclusion of Google Voice from iPhones

The FCC has expanded its "network neutrality" inquiries into an ongoing contretemps among three giants of consumer technology: Google, Apple, and AT&T. For those who enjoy corporate conflict as a spectator sport, the Google-Apple-AT&T spat is a welcome addition to the long-running Google-Microsoft and Apple-Microsoft events. Pass the popcorn, and keep your scorecard ready.… Continue Reading