TITLE

AT&T-BellSouth Twists In Wind

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 44, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. has dropped its plan to vote on AT&T's $81 billion merger with BellSouth. The voting for the mergers of the two companies has been postponed twice. According to FCC chairman Kevin Martin, the progress on the approval of the mergers was slowed due to some disagreement.
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24974458

 

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