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The rush for vertical mergers, explained

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With AT&T's recent acquisition of CNN parent Time Warner, the doors are now open for vertical mergers across industries. CNN's Jon Sarlin explains why companies are anxious to join forces and data.
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Edori (9 days ago)
Aren't these company's just becoming monopolies?
jake black (1 month ago)
You also completely cut out the middle man so consumers pay less.
jake black (1 month ago)
Simple. It is vertical not horizontal integration so they still have competition.
Jess Abatiell (1 month ago)
jake black this is the issue in the economy right now why would they do that play the system and win don't ask them to lose profit what company would do that
Eric Tang (1 month ago)
Host looks like a douche.
Clarence White (1 month ago)
F1Mike000 (1 month ago)
The simple explanation, as Robert Reich puts it, is that antitrust is dead.
John K (1 month ago)
CNN is fake news
John K (1 month ago)
Saheteraba Kutisha I only commented because CNN is fake news that tells lies and fakes news reports.
Saheteraba Kutisha (1 month ago)
Rick Sanchez Did you come just to comment?
sexy korean girl (1 month ago)
data should be free
Danyal A. (1 month ago)
You are an idiot.
K Z A (1 month ago)
boobs should be free
Ajinkya Ubale (1 month ago)
sexy korean girl ofcourse it's free for the company's
moviedude22 (1 month ago)
Why wouldn't the maker Time Warner, actually be the seller of the content as well
Olatunbosun Osinaike (1 month ago)
moviedude22 they kinda are with their OTT package, HBO Now
UNESCO - Forth Rail Bridge (1 month ago)
cnn fake news
NNT Flow (1 month ago)
Republican party. Slave owner's party.
teknodisko (1 month ago)
Ok, so now I can only pick from T-Mobile, Verizon, and At&t.....sweeeet 😒
Asparagasso Brocollini (1 month ago)
https://youtu.be/TrWBxoEnl7o - best carrier deals of 2018
Jose (1 month ago)
More like a privilege.. try traveling the world before complaining over nothing lol
wijaya47 (1 month ago)
Coercion is not choice. If a corporation was to "Own" the oxygen in the atmosphere, and I can't pay for air, I must "choose" not to breathe?
CaptainRidley (1 month ago)
True but I don't have to have Sprint or Tmobile contracts, prices, or customer service
teknodisko (1 month ago)
CaptainRidley ting uses sprint and tmobiles towers.....
a hellenic pagan (1 month ago)
These are still monopolies
Yves Salomon (23 days ago)
NNT Flow (1 month ago)
This is FACTS, not propaganda, they didn't put any opinion into this video. Just pure facts regarding the topic.
Cameron Bell (1 month ago)
they are, and CNN has to play this propaganda as they are owned by time warner
Bill (1 month ago)
a hellenic pagan Wrong.