Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Last year, less than six months after AT&T struck an $85.4 billion deal in October 2016 to buy Time Warner, the telecom giant announced that consumers could get free HBO if they signed up for the company’s top-tier “unlimited plus” wireless plan. The move was a clear signal of how AT&T would leverage Time Warner’s entertainment business to support AT&T’s wireless business: The company would use Time Warner’s extensive media holdings, which include HBO, TNT, TBS, CNN, and Warner Bros. film and TV operations, to create bundles to appeal to consumers. Those plans are a go, now that U.S. District Judge Richard Leon issued an emphatic ruling on Tuesday against the Department of Justice’s attempt to block AT&T’s deal. The bundling is likely to begin in earnest — unless the DOJ appeals the case. AT&T … [Read more...] about AT&T’s mega-merger creates a content king. But will it wield the power fairly?