TITLE

FCC Gives Nod to AT&T-BellSouth

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;1/1/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved the merger of AT&T Corp. with BellSouth Corp. According to the author, AT&T had been eager to close the transaction for several months, but there were hitches over network neutrality issues which caused the delay. Moreover, it was mentioned that AT&T would maintain a neutral network broadband Internet access service.
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24974936

 

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