This news is being reported by several major outlets today.......
Yes I know but the original source is the NY Post right? The major news outlets are saying according to the Post in their articles.
http://www.foxbusine...nears-approval/ -- "AT&T Inc has reached a tentative deal with antitrust regulators to pave the way for it to buy DirecTV, the New York Post reported, citing unspecified sources."
http://www.nasdaq.co...-20140826-00068 -- " AT&T Inc. ( T ) entered into a tentative agreement with antitrust regulators to help pave the way for its proposed $49 billion acquisition of satellite-TV company DirecTV ( DTV ), the New York Post reported."
http://www.bidnesset...ement-with-doj/ -- "According to the New York Post, the exact conditions AT&T has agreed to remain unknown. While the deal is expected to be given the green signal this October, the two companies still need an approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to proceed with the merger."
http://www.dslreport...V-Merger-130188 -- "The New York Post claims that AT&T has struck a deal with the Department of Justice that would allow AT&T's $48.5 billion plan to acquire DirecTV to move forward. The report fails to specify what precise conditions the DOJ will place on the deal, though it does suggest that regulators are leaning toward approval with DOJ approval coming as soon as October."
http://www.fiercecab...hase/2014-08-25 -- "AT&T has reached an agreement with the Department of Justice, clearing a major regulatory hurdle in its quest to purchase DirecTV, according to an exclusive report in the New York Post. ... Citing unnamed sources "close to the process," the paper says AT&T (NYSE: T) has agreed to a number of unspecified conditions in order to gain regulatory approval for the $49 billion takeover bid."