Phil Goldstein

Phil Goldstein

<p>Phil Goldstein is the editor of <em>FierceWireless</em>, and is the day-to-day editor of the publication. He also copyedits <em>FierceWireless:Europe</em>.&nbsp;Prior to joining FierceMarkets, he was the managing editor of <em>The Daily Free Press</em>, the independent student newspaper at Boston University, as well as an intern for <em>The Times</em> of London. He gets excited about the latest smartphone launches like other gadget geeks, but is also an avid lover of the New York Yankees, poetry, photography, traveling and escaping humidity. He is based at the FierceMarkets main office in Washington, D.C., and can be reached at <a href="mailto:[email protected]">[email protected]</a&gt;. Follow <a href="http://twitter.com/fiercewireless">@FierceWireless</a&gt; on Twitter and find him on <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/pub/phil-goldstein/18/1b5/506">LinkedIn</a>.</p…;

Stories by Phil Goldstein

AT&T's de la Vega: DirecTV merger will help us simplify convoluted digital content deals

ATLANTA--AT&amp;T will be in a much better position to renegotiate content licensing deals with content owners once it closes its $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV,according to AT&amp;T executive Ralph de la Vega. AT&amp;T&#39;s goal is make it much easier for consumers to get TV content on their smartphones and tablets without having to worry about whether or not they will be able to do so because of content rights, he said.