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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Dec 08 2016

AT&T says vice chairman de la Vega to retire

MEXICO CITY/NEW YORK AT&T Inc Vice Chairman Ralph de la Vega, who played a critical role in bringing the iPhone to the U.S. market, will retire on Dec. 31, a spokesman for the wireless carrier said on Thursday.

Nov 28 2016

AT&T unveils DirecTV Now streaming service ahead of November 30 launch

NEW YORK AT&T Inc, the largest U.S. TV provider, unveiled on Monday the pricing and launch date for DirecTV Now, which will stream television programming through the internet to win customers who shun traditional cable and satellite TV subscriptions.

Nov 21 2016

Trump picks regulation opponents to lead FCC transition

NEW YORK U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's choice of experts to focus on new policies at the Federal Communications Commission signals a regime that will have a "lighter" touch on regulation and be more likely to favor large mergers in telecoms industries, analysts said.

Nov 21 2016

DirecTV mobile streaming services in line with regulations, AT&T tells FCC

NEW YORK AT&T Inc's DirecTV mobile video services that do not carry data charges for video streaming do not violate net neutrality rules, as any other online video provider can pay the wireless company to offer similar services on equal terms, the telecommunications company told the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in a letter on Monday.

Nov 21 2016

DirecTV mobile streaming services in line with regulations, AT&T tells FCC

NEW YORK AT&T Inc's DirecTV mobile video services that do not carry data charges for video streaming do not violate net neutrality rules, as any other online video provider can pay the wireless company to offer similar services on equal terms, the telecommunications company told the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in a letter on Monday.

Nov 17 2016

Google, an Obama ally, may face policy setbacks under Trump

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Google faces a tougher regulatory landscape as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's incoming administration looks poised to reverse Obama administration policies that often favored the internet giant in the company's battles with telecoms and cable heavyweights, analysts say.

Nov 17 2016

AOL to cut 500 jobs, mostly in corporate units: source

Verizon Communications Inc's AOL digital media unit will lay off 5 percent of its workforce, or about 500 people, to consolidate operations after recent acquisitions, a person familiar with the situation said on Thursday.

Nov 09 2016

Time Warner shares fall on worries Trump may block AT&T deal; bankers see M&A pause

Shares of Time Warner Inc fell more than 2 percent on Wednesday on concerns that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will make good on his vow to block a proposed $85 billion acquisition by AT&T Inc.

Nov 09 2016

Dish Network posts lower-than-expected profit, loses subscribers

U.S. satellite TV operator Dish Network Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as it lost more pay-TV subscribers due to stiff competition from online video services.

Nov 01 2016

Hulu signs deals with Disney, Fox for new streaming TV service

NEW YORK Video website Hulu on Tuesday announced deals to add programing from Twenty-first Century Fox and Walt Disney Co to a streaming TV service that it plans to offer in early 2017.

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