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  • 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...
  • AT&T says small number of Chicagoans still seeing Internet, phone outages

    AT&T says small number of Chicagoans still seeing Internet, phone outages
    AT&T technicians are busy restoring service lost to some South Suburban customers who have been experiencing weather-related Internet and landline services outages since Monday, the company confirmed.  “Less than half of one percent of our area...
  • 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...
  • DirecTV and AT&T look to take over Houston sports channel

    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...
  • 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...
  • AT&T's U-verse Tries to Lure Subscribers By Warning of Comcast-TWC Merger

    Getting in a dig at competitors Comcast and Time Warner Cable and their impending merger, AT&T's U-verse has sent postcard mailers to prospective customers by warning that "the two cable companies with some of the poorest overall customer satisfaction...
  • John Oliver finds humor in net neutrality, but loses the facts

    John Oliver finds humor in net neutrality, but loses the facts
    Comedian John Oliver of HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" has done the unimaginable: He made the debate over the Federal Communications Commission's proposed net neutrality rules compelling. Now if only he'd gotten the facts right. Oliver,...