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AT&T AdWorks Checks In Mobile Ads With Foursquare Carrier's ad network developing TV commerce units

AT&T AdWorks, through mobile ad firm Celtra’s partnership with Foursquare, will let consumers check in to the location-based service via mobile ads served by the carrier’s ad network. AT&T AdWorks…

March 27, 2012, 3:49 PM EDT

Nothing But Net: March Madness a Winning Investment College hoops the right stuff for auto brands

Advertisers are putting up big dollars to grab a piece of March Madness, and while the cover charge may be steep, it appears that the spring hoops showcase is well…

March 19, 2012, 3:50 PM EDT

Congress Poised to Pass Spectrum Legislation Broadcasters get what they want

Hammering out the differences into the wee hours of Thursday morning, a bipartisan, bicameral congressional committee took the historic first step toward unleashing more wireless spectrum to feed an increasingly…

February 16, 2012, 11:56 AM EST

ABC Sells Out Oscars At $1.7 million per :30, pricing flat versus 2011

On the heels of NBC’s lucrative Super Bowl sell-off, ABC has moved the last remaining advertising inventory in its 84th annual Academy Awards broadcast. Speaking to investors during the Walt Disney…

February 8, 2012, 8:35 PM EST

Smaller Carriers Worry Big Two Will Dominate Spectrum Auctions Debate rages over FCC authority

Fearing that AT&T and Verizon will gobble up the entire wireless spectrum in an auction, a group of competitors sent a letter to the Congressional Conference Committee considering spectrum auction…

February 8, 2012, 3:37 PM EST

AT&T Lashes Out at FCC's Bid for Flexibility in Spectrum Auctions Congress, not FCC, should set auction conditions, says AT&T

AT&T, one of the likely biggest bidders in any government auction for wireless spectrum, lashed out at the Federal Communications Commission's push for flexibility in how spectrum auctions are conducted. In…

January 13, 2012, 1:35 PM EST

AT&T Kills T-Mobile Merger Deal faced stiff opposition from government, consumers

AT&T's blockbuster deal to acquire T-Mobile for $39 billion from Deutsche Telekom is dead. The decision by AT&T comes nine months after it announced the deal. AT&T will recognize a pretax…

December 19, 2011, 5:31 PM EST

Court Grants Stay to Put AT&T and T-Mobile Case on Hold AT&T says it is considering how to revise $39 billion deal

Is AT&T admitting defeat in its $39 billion bid to acquire T-Mobile, or just taking a breather while it figures out another way to structure the merger?  In a terse statement…

December 12, 2011, 2:26 PM EST

Verizon Wireless Adds More Spectrum in $3.6 Billion Deal Deal with SpectrumCo solidifies wireless provider's leadership position

As AT&T struggles to keep its deal with T-Mobile alive, Verizon Wireless has struck a deal to get some new spectrum of its own, buying some off SpectrumCo, LLC for…

December 2, 2011, 11:16 AM EST

FCC Opts to Release Embarrassing Report on AT&T-T-Mobile Merger AT&T slams move, liberal groups hail it

The Federal Communications Commission officially granted AT&T and T-Mobile's request to withdraw their merger application on Tuesday. But that's where the good news ended for the telecoms. The commission did…

November 29, 2011, 6:04 PM EST