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DoJ loses appeal against AT&T takeover of Time Warner

Wednesday 27 February 2019 | 09:50 CET | News
The US Department of Justice has lost its appeal against court approval of AT&T's takeover of Time Warner. The department had argued the merger would harm consumers, but the court sided with the companies. AT&T said the deal closed six months ago had already "yielded significant consumer benefits" and it looks forward to putting the litigation behind it.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Time Warner
Countries: United States
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