AT&T-DirecTV deal gets support from California Gov. Brown

Amid what now appears to be an insurmountable number of unfriendly locales, California has not embraced the proposed $45.2 billion marriage of Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC).

In direct contrast, however, California Gov. Jerry Brown has publicly voiced support for the $49 billion merger of AT&T (NYSE: T) and DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV), saying the deal will "keep thousands of jobs in Calfornia and benefit businesss and consumers there." FierceTelecom has a complete summary of Gov. Brown's remarks here. 

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