$85 billion will get you HBO, Warner Bros, CNN and more..
The American internet, TV and phone service provider AT&T has received the final vote from the federal judge with regards to the merger between the two companies. The deal was initially signed in October 2016, but was then stopped by another judge.
The merger between the two companies has set AT&T back $85 billion but it gives it access to HBO, Warner Bros. and CNN resources, which might lead to the expected conflicts of interest in the media, favoritism and other concerns.
Comcast is another competitor that is now trying to buy out 21st Century Fox and their film assets.