U.S. House panel to hold hearing on AT&T deal for DirecTV

WASHINGTON, June 4 Wed Jun 4, 2014 5:35pm EDT

WASHINGTON, June 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 24 to discuss AT&T's proposed deal to buy DirecTV, the panel said on Wednesday.

The $48.5 billion deal would combine the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier with the No. 1 satellite TV provider.

Witnesses will include AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson and DirecTV CEO Michael White, the committee said in a statement. (Reporting by Diane Bartz; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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