FCC Puts Off BellSouth/AT&T Vote For Third Time

Law360, New York (November 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Federal Communications Commission has once again pushed back its vote on the merger between telecommunications companies AT&T Inc. and BellSouth Corp., marking the third time the agency has delayed voting on the $80 billion deal.

The FCC removed the vote, originally scheduled for Friday, from its agenda, disclosing the move on Thursday.

FCC Chairman Kevin Martin originally scheduled the vote for earlier this month, but pushed it back after the commissioners were unable to come to an agreement on the conditions to impose on the...
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