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Telecom Stock Roundup: FCC Plans to Scrap Net Neutrality, DOJ Sues AT&T-Time Warner Merger Deal

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There were a couple of notable developments in the telecom space last week. Recently, Ajit Pai, the Commissioner of Federal Communications Commission (FCC), revealed a draft plan for a complete roll back of Net Neutrality. The FCC is set to vote on the proposed changes at its next monthly meeting on Dec 14. (173-0)

Will Internet TV Streaming Replace Legacy Pay-TV in 2018?

17h zacks
Internet TV streaming service is gradually gaining market traction in the U.S. Of late, the legacy pay-TV industry has been facing stiff competition from online video streaming service providers. The low-cost, over-the-top video streaming service has resulted in massive cord cutting that is currently threatening the pay-TV business model. Internet TV streaming has emerged as a strong alternative to counter this competitive threat. (106-0)

CBS, Dish agree carriage terms; blackout ends

2017-11-24 reuters
(Reuters) - CBS Corp (CBS.N) and Dish Network Corp (DISH.O) resolved a dispute over the fees the satellite TV provider pays to the broadcaster, ending a blackout that affected nearly 3 million customers across 26 states. (58-0)

DISH Network Alert: What to Know About the CBS Blackout

2017-11-22 investorplace
DISH Network has failed to reach a deal with CBS, causing a blackout to a number of CBS stations. (3-0)

AT&T Case Vaults Antitrust Chief From Obscurity to Spotlight - Bloomberg

2017-11-22 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (194-0)

Washing Machine Of The Future: Gates Predicted GOOG AAPL AMZN War

2017-11-22 valuewalk
Madera Capital October letter to investors on the washing machine of the future and what Bill Gates told him (3-0)

Millions of Dish Network customers lose CBS

2017-11-22 sfgate
Nearly 3 million Dish Network subscribers in 18 cities, including San Francisco, have lost access to their local CBS television station — just two days before Thanksgiving, when many Americans want to watch NFL football. (58-0)

T-Mobile US Inc Does Great Business in a Terrible Industry

2017-11-21 investorplace
Over the past few years, there’s been one clear winner in the U.S. consumer wireless industry: T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ:TMUS). T-Mobile stock has risen 450% in the last five years and 120% in the last three. In the entire space, TMUS stock stands alone. (148-0)

Dish Customers Lose CBS, Thanksgiving Football in Fee Dispute - Bloomberg

2017-11-21 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (4-0)

DOJ’s lawsuit to sink AT&T-Time Warner deal is short-sighted

2017-11-21 cnbc
The government is myopic in its argument against the AT&T-Time Warner merger and doesn't comprehend the significant competitive threat from internet disruptors in the digital age. The Justice Department sued on Monday to block AT&T's merger with Time Warner, saying the deal will "substantially lessen competition, resulting in higher prices and less innovation for millions of Americans." (5-0)

Dish Network Drops Some CBS Channels Ahead of Thanksgiving Football Weekend - WSJ

2017-11-21 wsj
CBS Corp. channels went dark for some Dish Network Corp. subscribers overnight as a pricing dispute between the two companies dragged on, potentially leaving more than two million customers without access to NFL and college football coverage on the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. (58-0)

Antitrust chief blocking AT&T-Time Warner deal 'didn't see' a problem

2017-11-21 cnbc
When AT&T and Time Warner announced their $85 billion blockbuster deal in October 2016, politicians immediately immediately said the deal would be closely scrutinized for its potential to raise prices for consumers. (5-0)

CBS channels blacked out for Dish customers over carriage dispute - Channel NewsAsia

2017-11-21 channelnewsasia
CBS Corp's TV stations were blacked out for Dish Network Corp's customers over a network carriage deal dispute, the companies said early Tuesday. (58-0)

6 Most Important Things In Business Today

2017-11-21 247wallst
The Justice Department filed a suit to block the AT&T (NYSE:T) takeover of Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) (98-0)

Stocks: 6 things to know before the bell

2017-11-21 money.cnn
The DOJ argues that the deal violates antitrust law because AT&T would likely "use its control of Time Warner's popular programming as a weapon to harm competition." Time Warner is the parent company of CNN. (9-0)

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