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FCC Approves $4.6 Billion Merger of Nexstar and Media General
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2017

Nexstar received FCC consent Wednesday to proceed with its plan to acquire Media General (MG) in a $4.6 billion transaction that will make the


Broadcasters Set $86.4 Billion Clearing Cost During Reverse Stage of Incentive Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2016

As wireless carriers prepared this week to submit upfront payments for the forward phase of the incentive auction, the reverse phase of the incentive


AT&T-DirecTV merger wins conditional FCC approval
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2015

Three days after FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed the circulation of a draft order recommending clearance of AT&T's proposed $49 billion


House, Senate panelists question AT&T and DirecTV on merger plan
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

At back-to-back congressional hearings, executives of AT&T and DirecTV addressed concerns raised by lawmakers and various industry witnesses on the


Comcast-NBC merger debated at Capitol Hill hearings
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2010

The top executives of Comcast and NBC Universal (NBCU) defended their companies' merger during a long day of questioning on Capitol Hill


Comcast-NBC merger application offers program access, other commitments
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2010

In documents that request FCC approval of the transfer of control of broadcast and other licenses held by NBC Universal (NBCU) to Comcast, the merger partners touted the public interest benefits of the proposed $30 billion transaction, as they offered a smorgasbord of voluntary commitments that are intended to alleviate the concerns of critics of the merger


Justice Department to review Comcast-NBC merger
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2010

The Justice Department (DOJ) confirmed on Wednesday that it will conduct an antitrust review of Comcast’s proposed acquisition of NBC Universal, settling the previous question of whether the $30 billion transaction would be examined instead by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC


DOJ challenges non-HSR reportable transactions
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2007

On May 22, 2007, the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) filed a civil antitrust lawsuit challenging a series of 2004 transactions that eliminated competition between the only two daily newspapers in Charleston, West Virginia


Martin endorses XM-Sirius à la carte proposal, as NAB takes issue with plan
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2007

Prospects for FCC approval of the XM-Sirius Satellite Radio merger appeared to improve this week, as FCC Chairman Kevin Martin publicly endorsed the merger partners’ plan to offer à la carte pricing


Sirius, XM Satellite Radio agree to merge
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2007

In a landmark development for the satellite radio industry, rivals XM Satellite Radio and Sirius Satellite Radio agreed to merge Monday in a $13 billion transaction that the companies hope will enable them to expand their program offerings and to realize a profit for the first time