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AT&T says it has no need to divest Sky Mexico stake

Tuesday 29 August 2017 | 15:39 CET | News
AT&T has denied reports that it needs to dispose of its 41 percent stake in Sky Mexico to meet the conditions imposed by telecom regulator IFT on its planned merger with Time Warner. AT&T Mexico informed local daily El Universal that the IFT's remedies don't require it to structurally separate or divest its Sky subsidiary or Time Warner's HBO LatAm activities for the merger to proceed. Although the IFT expressed concern that AT&T may coordinate its activities with the Televisa broadcasting group, the company specified that it "preserved the right to appoint directors to the board of Sky

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Categories: General
Companies: AT&T / HBO / Sky / Sky Brasil / Televisa / Time Warner
Countries: Mexico
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