DirecTV

DirecTV

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.
Karl Bode
1.31.19
competition

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.
Sam Gustin
12.7.16
Donald Trump

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.
Sam Gustin
12.2.16
Sports

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.
Sam Gustin
11.2.16
short circuit

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.
Nicholas Deleon
10.27.16
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.
Jack Moore
10.20.15
short circuit

Sprint’s Newest Strategy to Poach AT&T's Customers: Literally Just Free Service

Can freebies save the 4th place network provider?
Clinton Nguyen
8.28.15
News

Post-Merger, AT&T and DirecTV Already Have a Bundle Offer Together

That didn’t take long.
John Wenz
8.3.15
News

The FCC Just Greenlit AT&T and DirecTV's $50 Billion Merger

Consolidation begets consolidation.
Sam Gustin
7.21.15
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.
Mike Pearl
1.15.15
Stuff

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.
Mike Pearl
11.6.14
Power

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.
Sam Gustin
6.24.14
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