Tuesday, December 6, 2016

DirecTV

Friday, Jul. 24, 2015

Even as TV watchers increasingly go online, AT&T has become the country's biggest traditional TV provider with its $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV.

It got its regulatory approval Friday from the Federal Communications Commission after more than...

Tuesday, May. 5, 2015

Internet video service Netflix is telling the Federal Communication that it should reject AT&T's purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV unless some changes are made.

In a letter dated Monday, Netflix said if the deal is completed in its current...

Friday, Jul. 25, 2014

The Mill, Grey New York and  director Bryan Buckley of Hungry Man collaborated to create the “Marionettes” campaign promoting DirecTV’s new wire-free boxes, taking a jab at cable TV competitors. The latest spot at press time, “Dad Fight,” earned the number one slot on SHOOT’s quarterly VFX/...

Monday, May. 19, 2014

Priming itself for the age of Internet-delivered video, AT&T Inc. said it would buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion in cash and stock, or $95 per share.

While DirecTV doesn't help the telecom company compete in the online video space immediately, cost...