AT&T and Time Warner won a landmark ruling last week, allowing their merger to continue without conditions.
The merger joins AT&T’s vast Internet distribution network with Time Warner’s coveted premium content, like HBO, TNT, and CNN.
Now that the $US85 billion megamerger has officially come to a close, consumers may soon see changes to content offerings, Jason Leigh, a research analyst at IDC, told Business Insider.
To read more about what the merger means for premium content, click here.
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