Reaction mixed to AT&T-DirecTV merger conditions

July 22, 2015

Reaction was mixed among industry and public interest groups after AT&T's proposed $49 billion merger with DirecTV inched closer toward approval Tuesday night. AT&T said it was anxious for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to approve the merger after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday circulated an order recommending approval with some conditions.

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