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August 6, 2014
12:40 EDTDISH, DTVDISH says DirecTV combination not pursued due to 'valuation,' not regulation
DISH (DISH) said its choice not to pursue a merger with DirecTV (DTV) came down to a "valuation" issue, as it believes DirecTV shareholders would have realized all of the synergy benefits, not DISH shareholders. DISH added that its decision regarding DirecTV was not based on regulatory issues.
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July 1, 2015
13:57 EDTDTVAT&T-DirecTV deal set to be cleared by U.S. antitrust officials, Bloomberg says
AT&Tís (T) proposed $48.5B deal to buy DirecTV (DTV) is slated to be cleared by U.S. antitrust officials without any conditions, Bloomberg reports, citing a personal familiar with the deliberations by the Justice Department. The merger still requires approval from the FCC, which may demand concessions such as following net neutrality rules, the report says. Reference Link
June 30, 2015
18:11 EDTDTVAT&T, DirecTV merger may get U.S. approval next week, Reuters says
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June 29, 2015
17:25 EDTDTVAT&T, DirecTV elect to further extend merger termination date
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15:32 EDTDTVDoubtful that FCC votes on AT&T, DirecTV deal this week, CTFN says
Sources said it is looking "increasingly doubtful" that the FCC will vote this week on the proposed merger between AT&T (T) and DirecTV (DTV), according to CTFinancialNews. Reference Link
June 25, 2015
16:42 EDTDISHFCC Chairman outlines changes to future spectrum auctions
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June 23, 2015
05:41 EDTDTVAT&T upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst John Hodulik upgraded AT&T (T) to Buy citing an attractive valuation at current share levels. Hodulik expects the phone giant's core domestic wireless business to show "meaningful improvement" in Q2. He also thinks financial benefits from the DirecTV (DTV) acquisition are being underappreciated by the market. Hodulik raised his price target for AT&T shares to $42 from $34. The stock was also upgraded this morning by Barclays analyst Amir Rozwadowski. AT&T shares closed yesterday up 5c to $35.04.
05:35 EDTDTVAT&T upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Amir Rozwadowski upgraded AT&T (T) to Overweight saying earnings estimates should move higher following the close of the DirecTV (DTV) acquisition. After visiting AT&T's headquarters, Rozwadowski believes synergies from the deal are "too material to ignore." He raised his price target for AT&T shares to $39 from $34. The stock closed yesterday up 5c to $35.04.
June 22, 2015
15:04 EDTDISHT-Mobile could abandon DISH for Comcast, Forbes contributor says
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09:52 EDTDTVKimberly-Clark names DirecTV CEO Michael White to board of directors
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June 17, 2015
17:40 EDTDISHComcast 'isn't interested' in T-Mobile, Washington Post says
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10:22 EDTDISHComcast not interested in pursuing T-Mobile, DJ says
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10:13 EDTDISHDeutsche Telekom shopping T-Mobile to Comcast, FT reports
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07:26 EDTDISHDeutsche Telekom, Comcast in talks over possible T-Mobile sale, Reuters says
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06:01 EDTDTVUIEvolution and DirecTV partner to provide guest entertainment solution
UIEvolution announced a partnership with DIRECTV to integrate the companyís technology platform, UIE ExperienceManager, with DIRECTVís Residential Experience and COM2000 products in the launch of Guest Welcome Screen PRO.

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