US: Verizon CEO open to a merger with Comcast, Disney or CBS

US: Verizon CEO open to a merger with Comcast, Disney or CBS

The CEO of Verizon, Lowell McAdam is open to discussing the possibility of merging with Disney, Comcast, or CBS, according to a report from Bloomberg. McAdam told Bloomberg at their New York office, “If Brian [Roberts] came knocking on the door, I’d have a discussion with him about it.” “Given what I know about architecture, […]

US: Verizon takes 60% cut to Yahoo discount

US: Verizon takes 60% cut to Yahoo discount

Verizon Communications sought almost triple the price reduction that it has ultimately obtained for Yahoo’s core assets following two massive cyber attacks at the internet company, according to a Yahoo filing. The closing of the deal, which Verizon first announced in July for a purchase price of $4.83 billion, had been delayed as the companies […]

US: Is a Verizon-Charter merger in the works?

US: Is a Verizon-Charter merger in the works?

A report from the Wall Street Journal Thursday morning saying that Verizon was considering buying Charter Communications sent the latter company’s shares up 9 percent in early trading, valuing the company at more than $84 billion, according to Thomson Reuters. Verizon is reportedly taking a preliminary look at a merger with fellow telecom giant Charter. […]