Released: March 21, 2018
AT&T-Time Warner: How the biggest antitrust trial in years could play out
Source: Cecilia Kang, N.Y.Times (Paid Registration)
The Justice Department’s case to block AT&T and Time Warner’s $85 billion blockbuster merger heads to trial this week.
The deal, if approved, would create a media giant that combines AT&T’s nationwide mobile and satellite distribution networks with Time Warner’s huge collection of popular movies and television offerings, including “Game of Thrones” on HBO, news on CNN, and college and professional basketball on TNT. The central question of the trial: Would that combination hurt consumers or help them?
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