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3 More Mergers That Could Follow AT&T and DirecTV

The race for these companies to get bigger has only just begun

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First, Comcast (CMCSA), the world’s largest cable company, agreed to buy smaller rival Time Warner Cable (TWC) for $45.2 billion. Then AT&T (T), America’s No. 2 wireless company, stepped up to the plate and is reportedly interested in buying the top satellite TV provider DirecTV (DTV) for about $50 billion.

Comcast Time Warner Cable CMCSA TWCAnd the buying probably isn’t over.

No, with all these multibillion-dollar deals in the works, and the march of cord-cutters threatening the traditional TV industry, the question isn’t whether there is going to be another M&A move … but when.

Let’s take a closer look at what other deals could eventually be on the table:

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