Ever since Charter announced its bid for Time Warner Cable, the consensus is that regulators will look at the deal closely. And asst attorney general for DOJ’s antitrust division William Baer’s recent comments only strengthened the view. Read on for his comments, how Comcast might get involved and analysts’ opinions on the merger talk.

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RBC Capital Markets topped Thomson Reuters’ rankings of top M&A advisors to North America cable, telecom, broadcast and data infrastructure companies with 16 deals in ’13. Here’s who the company beat in the rankings.
The top 9 cable ops have deployed more than 45mln CableCARDs, including 505K used in retail devices, NCTA said in a report filed with the FCC Fri.
House Commerce is concerned about the FCC’s increased staffing levels, especially in its wireline bureau. More details here.

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Apollo’s AT&T Investment

Apollo will invest $2 billion in AT&T subsidiary AT&T Mobility,which will use the proceeds to partially replace the $8 billion of preferred interests that were outstanding prior to 4Q22. The investment is expected to be completed in June.

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