DirecTV

This combo made from file photos shows the AT&T logo on the side of a corporate office in Springfield, Ill., left, and a DirecTV satellite dish atop a home in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

AT&T says DirecTV deal would let it build fiber

NEW YORK (AP) — In an attempt to curry favor with regulators, AT&T Inc. said Tuesday that if it’s allowed to buy satellite broadcaster DirecTV, it will be able to afford an expansion of fiber […]

06/03/2014

This combo made from file photos shows the AT&T logo on the side of a corporate office in Springfield, Ill., left, and a DirecTV satellite dish atop a home in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

AT&T eyes football in DirecTV buy

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the hidden benefits of AT&T’s $48.5 billion planned purchase of DirecTV is that it raises the possibility of making DirecTV’s programming crown jewel, NFL Sunday Ticket, more broadly available […]

05/19/2014

This combo made from file photos shows the AT&T logo on the side of a corporate office in Springfield, Ill., left, and a DirecTV satellite dish atop a home in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

AT&T aims for TV’s future with $48.5 billion DirecTV deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AT&T says it views its planned $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV as a way to help redefine the video entertainment industry, giving it opportunities to bundle services and tap into growing […]

05/19/2014

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2009 file photo, the AT&T logo is on display at a RadioShack store in Gloucester, Mass. AT&T says it is buying DirecTV for $95 per share, or $49 billion, a move that gives the telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and increases its ability to compete against Comcast and Time Warner Cable, which agreed to a merger in February. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)

AT&T agrees to buy DirecTV in $48.5B deal

DALLAS (AP) — AT&T Inc. on Sunday agreed to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, or $95 per share, a move that gives telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and increases its ability to compete […]

05/18/2014

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Google and NFL meet; Sunday Ticket up for grabs?

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Google has been holding talks with the National Football League, raising speculation that the internet monolith is seeking new inroads into television. Other tech companies like Apple are reportedly in talks […]

08/21/2013

Frankie Thevenot, 3, plays with an iPad in his bedroom at his home in Metairie, La.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

10 Things to Know for Thursday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. DEADLY AL-QAIDA PLOT UNCOVERED, YEMEN SAYS The terror group planned to fire missiles at foreign embassies, according […]

08/08/2013

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Time Warner, CBS draw viewers into fee spat

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Time Warner Cable can’t work out their differences, so they want viewers to help settle the fight. Three million Time Warner Cable customers in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas […]

08/04/2013

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Owners call off Hulu sale, to inject cash instead

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The on-again, off-again sale of Hulu is off — again. Hulu’s owners, 21st Century Fox, Disney and NBCUniversal, said Friday that they will remain owners of the online video service, while […]

07/13/2013

Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder to perform Super Bowl weekend

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stevie Wonder is the latest in a parade of entertainers that will perform in New Orleans Super Bowl weekend.

01/25/2013

Dodgers

AP Source: Time Warner Cable wins Dodgers TV deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Time Warner Cable Inc. has won a contract to carry Los Angeles Dodgers games for at least the next two decades starting in 2014, snatching the games away from Fox Sports after this year’s baseball season ends.

01/22/2013

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