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THEY WENT THERE: AT&T phasing out U-Verse TV

If there were any questions about whether the future belonged to DIRECTV’s technology or U-Verse’s, they’ve been pretty much put to bed. Several sources including Bloomberg report that AT&T has stopped all manufacturing orders for new U-Verse hardware….



AT&T reports subscriber increases

Late yesterday, AT&T reported its fourth quarter earnings and things are looking rosy. Earnings per share were up and income, while not quite meeting expectations, was also quite good. If you’re interested, the entire presentation, including…



AT&T goes no-contract on cell phones

AT&T has joined the rest of the cell carriers according to our friends at Engadget. They were the last major carrier to rely on the old model of free equipment with a two-year contract, and even though they…


AT&T turns on Voice over LTE, gives it cutesy name

Sound the trumpets… because you’ll hear them a little more clearly. That is, if you have an iPhone 6 and AT&T. According to LightReading, AT&T has been actively installing new equipment on cell towers to enable “HD-Voice,”…


DIRECTV and AT&T – I’m thinking bundles

Way back in… well six months ago, it was hard to talk about bundling when you talked about DIRECTV. While the company did (and still does) have some deals with internet service providers and cell phone…


DEBUNKING THE BLOGS: Will AT&T drop the DIRECTV name?

It’s time for another episode of… “One guy says one thing and the internet explodes.” The other day, The Wall Street Journal reported that AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is reviewing every aspect of the DIRECTV acquisition. When asked about…


It’s official: AT&T to buy DIRECTV

It’s official. The boards of DIRECTV and AT&T have announced that AT&T will acquire DIRECTV. DIRECTV’s current stockholders will get $95 per share, with about two thirds of that being a direct conversion into AT&T stock…


AT&T / DIRECTV — is the deal done?

Will it happen tomorrow? Buzzfeed thinks so. In an article posted today, the pop culture site makes the claim that the deal is done and that it will be announced to the world before the open of the…


Could AT&T buy DIRECTV? Here’s our take

The web is abuzz this morning with news, first reported in The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times that AT&T has shown some interest in buying DIRECTV. The combined company would have roughly 26 million subscribers, still less…