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Report: AT&T gets DoJ clearance for DirecTV acquisition

AT&T may have overcome another major regulatory obstacle to proceed with its DirecTV acquisition by reaching an agreement with the Department of Justice, reports  FierceCable,  citing an exclusive report in the  New York Post. Neither AT&T nor DirecTV responded to FierceCable 's request for confirmation on whether it got DoJ clearance.

Rumor Mill: AT&T reaches agreement with DOJ on DirecTV purchase

AT&T has reportedly reached an agreement with the Department of Justice, clearing a major regulatory hurdle in its quest to purchase DirecTV, according to an exclusive in the New York Post.

Infonetics: Carrier broadband 'binge' drives aggregation market past $2B mark in Q2

A host of new copper fiber broadband deployments by service providers in Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America drove up broadband aggregation revenues past $2 billion during the second quarter.

Verizon invests $40M to install solar power systems at eight facilities

Verizon is doubling its investment in renewable solar power with plans to invest about $40 million in the on-site green energy program it debuted last year.

Vodafone stock lifted by fresh AT&T takeover speculation

Vodafone's share price topped £2.05 (€2.56)/$3.39) per share in early London trading Friday, on reports U.S. carrier AT&T is again eyeing an acquisition of the UK headquartered operator.

AT&T, DirecTV demand that FCC not extend comment period on merger review

Public Knowledge and the Community Broadband Networks Initiative have asked the Federal Communications Commission to extend the public comment deadline beyond Sept. 16 for the proposed AT&T and DirecTV merger. But on Wednesday, the two communications giants countered that the FCC should not consider this request.

AT&T poses new threat to Google with Cupertino, Calif., 1 Gbps fiber plans

AT&T is putting a foundation in place to deal with impending competition from Google Fiber by reaching an agreement with local officials to move ahead with plans to install its AT&T GigaPower fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) network service in Cupertino, Calif.

Netflix adds Time Warner Cable to its pay-for-faster-play list

Now there are four major ISPs being paid by Netflix to speed its over-the-top streaming video to subscribers. Time Warner Cable has signed an interconnection agreement with the SVOD service, similar to Netflix's earlier deals with AT&T, Verizon and Comcast.

3G/4G wireless network latency: How did Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile compare in July 2014?

Sprint continued to post the highest latency speeds in LTE transmissions. However, Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile US posted latency results relatively close to those from Sprint.

AT&T names Jacksonville as its next 1 Gbps destination

AT&T has added the city of Jacksonville to its growing list of former BellSouth markets where it is going to deliver its 1 Gbps-capable GigaPower fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service.