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Brazil approves Time Warner’s acquisition by AT&T

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) approved Time Warners (WarnerMedia) acquisition by AT&T. The decision was made in a tight vote, with three in favour and two against the operation. The Audiovisual Content Law (SeAC Law) does not allow a same company to produce content and distribute it in Brazil. There, AT&T owns Sky and Time [...]

Anatel puts off decision on AT&T-Time Warner merger

The analysis on Time Warner and AT&T merger by the Brazilian regulator Anatel was postponed last August 22nd, as requested by advisor Moises Moreira. The decision was made to make a deeper review and resume the merger process between the companies on September 5th. At that meeting, an additional 120-day extension may be requested for [...]

AT&T and Time Warner evaluate to remove pay TV channels in Brazil

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) and National Film Agency (Ancine) will have to decide in the second half of the year on the acquisition of Time Warner (today Warner Media) by AT&T. If the decision is that AT & T can not own HBO, Turner (TNT and CNN) and Sky at the same time, one [...]

Anatel imposes a 180-day term on AT&T to sell Brazilian pay TV operations

National Telecommunications Agencys Competition Superintendence (Anatel) established a 180-day deadline for AT&T to sell its pay TV operations in Brazil for violating Conditional Access Law (Seac). Anatels Council will issue a final decision. The decision, which will not allow AT&T and Time Warners merger, was taken by Anatels department, that understood two years ago that [...]