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  • AT&T Will Retain U-verse TV, Won't Force Customers to Switch to DirecTV

    AT&T will not force U-verse TV customers to take DirecTV service, if the telco's $67 billion deal for the satcaster goes through, CFO John Stephens said. "Customers will have their choice," said Stephens, speaking at the J.P. Morgan Technology, Media and...
  • T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon rolling out VoLTE: What is it?

    T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon rolling out VoLTE: What is it?
    T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon have separately announced the launch of VoLTE, the latest in wireless networks. But what exactly is it and how will it affect consumers? Here's a quick guide: VoLTE stands for Voice-over-LTE, and essentially, it is a...
  • A cacophony of woe over indecipherable AT&T bill

    A cacophony of woe over indecipherable AT&T bill
    In "The Sound of Music," Charmian Carr played the eldest Von Trapp daughter, Liesl, the one who sings "Sixteen Going on Seventeen." Carr is now 71 and she's going on about AT&T. "I just don't understand their billing," she told me, exasperated....
  • AT&T in Advanced Talks to Buy DirecTV for About $50 Billion: Reports

    AT&T is in advanced talks to acquire satellite TV leader DirecTV in a deal worth $50 billion, according to published reports. The telco hopes to clinch a deal to buy DirecTV -- which has about 20 million U.S. subscribers -- within two weeks, according to...
  • LCF considers the need for high-speed Internet

    City Council members are grappling to find a balance between bringing needed technological infrastructure into La Caņada and maintaining safe and attractive thoroughfares. The issue came to light Monday when the council considered two appeals over the...
  • Epix Scales Another Distribution Hurdle in Carriage Pact with AT&T's U-verse

    Epix has scaled another distribution hurdle, signing a deal with AT&T's U-verse service that will add 5.7 million households to its subscriber base. The pact covers four channels and extends the availability of Epix's broadband offerings into U-verse...
  • FCC Names Teams to Review Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV Mergers

    Two lawyers formerly with the Justice Department's Antitrust Division will lead FCC review teams looking into the proposed mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T with DirecTV. Hillary Burchuk, trial attorney with the FCC's office of general...
  • AT&T, DirecTV To Pitch Capitol Hill on Benefits of Merger

    AT&T chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, in scheduled appearances on Capitol Hill on Tuesday with DirecTV chairman and CEO Michael D. White, plans to tell lawmakers that their proposed $49 billion merger may lead to lower prices for consumers across...
  • 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,...
  • AT&T Expects DirecTV Deal to Cut TV Programming Costs by At Least 20%

    AT&T shed more light on the cost synergies -- and new revenue opportunities -- that it expects to realize through its takeover of DirecTV, including shaving down programming costs by 20% or more. The telco has said it expects to save $1.6 billion per...