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  • AT&T, DirecTV Customer-Satisfaction Ratings Fall But Comcast and TW Cable Fare Far Worse

    America's pay-TV subscribers have grown unhappier over the past year with their providers, as their bills continue to climb. And with two megadeals in play -- AT&T's bid for DirecTV, and Comcast's takeover of Time Warner Cable -- customer satisfaction...
  • AT&T gets scrutiny. NBCU on a roll. 'Raging Bull' fight continues.

    AT&T gets scrutiny. NBCU on a roll. 'Raging Bull' fight continues.
    After the coffee. Before opening a week's worth of mail. The Skinny: I worked at home last Friday and yesterday so today marks my first time back at the office since before upfront week. I hope I remember where the building is and where to park. Today's...
  • 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,...
  • Chernin Group-AT&T venture to invest $500 million in online video

    The Chernin Group and AT&T have formed a venture to invest more than $500 million in online video services, increasing their reach in a rapidly expanding market that competes with traditional television channels. Chernin Group, run by the former Fox...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • AT&T and DirecTV argue merger will benefit customers in FCC filing

    By teaming up, AT&T and DirecTV will be a strong competitor to cable giant Comcast Corp. and other pay-TV providers, which will benefit consumers, the two companies told the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday. "The combination of AT&T and...
  • AT&T nears deal for DirecTV

    AT&T nears deal for DirecTV
    AT&T is near a deal to acquire satellite broadcasting giant DirecTV. The two companies, which have flirted in the past, are awaiting board approval on the transaction -- valued at close to $50 billion -- that would make telecommunications giant AT&T a...
  • AT&T Close to Announcing $50 Billion Deal to Acquire DirecTV

    AT&T is reportedly close to reaching an agreement to acquire satellite giant DirecTV for about $50 billion -- marking another blockbuster merger that would further consolidate U.S. pay-TV services into the hands of a few major players if approved. The...