AT&T’s Mega Mergers Are Going Poorly, And You’re Footing the Bill
Massive merger debt forced company to raise rates, only driving users to cut the cord even faster.
AT&T CEO Says $85B Time Warner Deal Will Be Tremendous for Consumers
But public interest groups warn that media consolidation usually leads to higher prices.
FCC Hits Verizon, AT&T on Zero-Rating, But It Might Be Too Late
A zero-rating crackdown may quickly be reversed by Trump’s FCC.
AT&T’s DirecTV ‘Corrupted’ LA Dodgers TV Talks, DOJ Alleges in Lawsuit
The DOJ says the satellite giant colluded with rivals in violation of federal antitrust law.
There’s Still A Whole Lot We Don't Know About DirecTV Now
DirecTV Now will stream 100 channels over the internet for $35 per month.
Major League Baseball
MLB Keeps Its Postseason Thrills from the Millennial Fans It Covets
Major League Baseball's postseason is mostly on pay TV, but that could be costing the sport its future fans: cord-cutting Millennials.
Sprint’s Newest Strategy to Poach AT&T's Customers: Literally Just Free Service
Can freebies save the 4th place network provider?
Post-Merger, AT&T and DirecTV Already Have a Bundle Offer Together
That didn’t take long.
The FCC Just Greenlit AT&T and DirecTV's $50 Billion Merger
Consolidation begets consolidation.
The Future According to VICE
The Glorious, Confusing Future of TV
The corporate term "TV Everywhere" sums up what's happening in 2015. It's like the truck carrying all the TV got jackknifed on the highway and all the TV spilled out.
A Conversation with the Pee-Shyness Advocate Who's Mad at DirecTV
We chatted with the CEO of the International Paruresis Association. He's not mad that a DirecTV commercial made a joke about pee-shyness, just that they made such a lame one.
AT&T Says Its $50 Billion DirecTV Buyout Is What Consumers Want
Senior executives from AT&T and DirecTV appeared before Congress on Tuesday to make their case for a merger that critics call just the latest example of US media consolidation run amok.