Monday, 21 May 2018

AT&T/Time Warner deal hits Brazil roadblock

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Tuesday 22 August 17

Brazil's antitrust watchdog refuses to approve tie-up citing competition concerns.

Brazil's antitrust watchdog on Tuesday revealed that it is unable to approve AT&T's planned acquisition of Time Warner due to concerns it would damage competition in the country's pay TV market and referred the case to a tribunal. "The new company would have the capacity and incentive to discriminate in various ways against its competitors in both [the pay TV and content] markets…

Brazil's antitrust watchdog on Tuesday revealed that it is unable to approve AT&T's planned acquisition of Time Warner due to concerns it would damage competition in the country's pay TV market and referred the case to a tribunal. "The new company would have the capacity and incentive to discriminate in various ways against its competitors in both [the pay TV and content] markets…

TT PREMIUM CONTENT

If you are a subscriber login here


To access premium content you need to upgrade your account. To find out more click here

Since you're here...

...the Telecoms industry is characterised by constant change and evolution. That's why it's crucial for telecoms professionals to keep up-to-date with what is happening. Join 35,000+ of your peers and sign up to our free newsletter service today, to be in the know about what is going on. PLUS, as a member you can submit your own press releases!

See all membership options

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Newsletter signup

Quickly get on board and up to date with the telecoms industry