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  • AT&T and DirecTV defend deal on Capitol Hill

    The top executives of AT&T and DirecTV spent Tuesday on Capitol Hill making the case for their proposed $48.5-billion deal that will combine the telecommunications giant with the satellite broadcaster to create a video and broadband behemoth. In...
  • Lawmakers Press AT&T, DirecTV on Whether Merger Will Lead to Lower Prices

    The CEOs of AT&T and DirecTV were pressed on Capitol Hill on whether their proposed $49 billion merger, pitched as a way to achieve cost efficiencies, would lead to lower prices for consumers, but neither company committed to such a scenario. Instead,...
  • DirecTV and AT&T look to take over Houston sports channel

    AT&T's $49-billion deal to buy satellite broadcaster DirecTV has a long way to go before closing, but the two companies are already partnering on a Houston sports channel. DirecTV and AT&T have submitted a plan to a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in...
  • Carriers need to reveal more about data throttling, group says

    Carriers need to reveal more about data throttling, group says
    Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile are not providing consumers with enough information about their data-throttling practices as required by a regulatory rule, according to a consumer group. Public Knowledge said the four companies are violating...
  • Netflix to Pay AT&T for High-Quality Video Streaming Connections

    Netflix has struck a deal with AT&T, under which the No. 1 Internet video-streaming company will pay the U.S.'s biggest phone company fees to guarantee high-quality delivery. The deal represents the third major U.S. broadband provider Netflix has cut...
  • AT&T Eyes Late 2015 to Launch DirecTV, High-Speed Wireless Broadband Bundle

    AT&T plans to bundle pay-TV service from DirecTV with wireless broadband -- delivering speeds of 50 megabits per second or more over dedicated spectrum -- in rural areas, with the telco looking at launching the combo service in late 2015, said Ralph de la...
  • Amazon cuts Fire Phone price to as low as 99 cents with AT&T contract

    Amazon made a name for itself by selling products dirt-cheap, even if it came at a loss. Now comes one of the online retailer's craziest-sounding offers. Amazon chopped about $200 off the prices of its first smartphone on Monday, making a 32-gigabyte...
  • CES 2014 Live: T-Mobile CEO, booted from AT&T party, needles host

    CES 2014 Live: T-Mobile CEO, booted from AT&T party, needles host
    T-Mobile loves to pick on AT&T. T-Mobile Chief Executive John Legere, who crashed and was kicked out of an AT&T party Monday, took the stage at the Venetian on Wednesday with some choice words for the rival carrier. In an appearance laced with...
  • AT&T Hangs Up On 'American Idol' Sponsorship

    AT&T is cutting its longstanding ties with Fox's "American Idol," severing a sponsorship that has lasted 12 years, while the program grapples with ratings declines and age. "We've been proud to be a part of this groundbreaking TV series for the past 12...
  • AT&T promises 4G WiFi on planes as soon as next year

    AT&T promises 4G WiFi on planes as soon as next year
    Airline travelers who are frustrated with the speed of wireless Internet on planes may have some relief soon. Communications giant AT&T has announced it is working to put 4G LTE wireless Internet on commercial planes by as soon as late 2015. AT&T said...
  • DirecTV Shares Rise After Reports Surface Of AT&T Interest

    Shares of DirecTV rose more than 5% in early trading Thursday, one day after reports surfaced that telecommunications giant AT&T is interested in buying the satellite broadcaster in a deal that could potentially create a large rival to the merger of...