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U.S. senators quiz AT&T, Time Warner executives over how planned merger would affect consumers

U.S. senators quiz AT&T, Time Warner executives over how planned merger would affect consumers

U.S. senators launched the government’s review of AT&T's proposed takeover of Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday, quizzing company executives on a host of concerns, including whether consumers’ monthly TV bills would continue to climb if the mega-media marriage is approved.

The merger review comes amid a charged atmosphere in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump has said his administration would block the proposed $85.4-billion AT&T-Time Warner combination because it would mean “too much concentration of power in the hands of too few.”  Now, Trump’s Department of Justice will decide whether the government will approve the combination —...

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