AT&T Takes Exceptional Entertainment to Hyatt Hotels

Visitors to Hyatt hotels will soon have an experience of their lifetime courtesy of telecommunications company AT&T. AT&T is currently working out a possible deal with owners and operators of Hyatt hotels that will see them offer guests what they term as “exceptional entertainment”.  If the deal sails through, they will be able to provide […]
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AT&T to Enhance DirecTV Video Services

AT&T is planning to launch the ability for its customers to access and stream DirecTV video services over a wired or wireless Internet connection. The launch will take place sometime this year and will allow video streaming and access from any provider and from virtually any device – Smartphone, tablet, Smart TV, streaming media hardware or […]
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AT&T Turns to Mobile Advertising

Analysts at Wells Fargo Securities have confirmed that AT&T is in the process of building a mobile advertising business alongside the cross-platform video services it is working on through its acquisition of DirecTV. FierceWireless further revealed that AT&T might be considering starting a mobile-only video service. Since acquiring the assets of DirecTV, AT&T has been […]
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2.8M Wireless Customers Join AT&T Network

Fourth quarter results from 2015 have shown that AT&T added 2.8 million wireless customers but revenues driven by wireless went down compared to the corresponding quarter a year ago which stood at $18.9 billion. AT&T is adding more non-smartphone devices to its network but it’s also losing some postpaid customers. According to the results released […]
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AT&T to Transition U.S. Satellite TV Operations

Credible reports have it that AT&T will begin transiting its newly acquired U.S. satellite TV operations away from the DirecTV brand to the newly minted “AT&T Entertainment” starting January 2016. A memo from the company to its customers and seen by FierceCable confirmed the impending move. “Beginning in January, you’ll see us add the AT&T […]
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AT&T Reports Expected Revenue Growth From DirecTV

AT&T has announced that it expects its earnings and revenue to improve through to 2018. The forecast is based on expected gains from its new purchase DirecTV and also from its diversification into Mexico. However, the company has warned that even though the revenue will increase, it will have to increase capital expenditure to make […]
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AT&T Paying DirecTV Customers to Switch Mobile Networks

AT&T recently completed its acquisition of DirecTV after the deal achieved approval from the FCC. After the merger, AT&T became the biggest pay-TV provider in the US. Also, the ISP gained thousands of potential customers for its mobile phone services. Now AT&T wants to take the takeover a step further. The ISP is looking to […]
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DirecTV Wants Out of Discrimination Case

DirecTV has filed to be excluded from a racial discrimination case citing “undue prejudice” for their unexpected move. It is more than six months since the company was slapped with a $10 billion lawsuit but the company that offers satellite television is seeking to be excluded from the proceedings. In a motion filed by attorneys […]
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AT&T Takeover of DirecTV Well on Course

It has now emerged that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will accelerate its review of a takeover bid by AT&T of satellite TV dealer DirecTV. This is after a ruling by the US Court of Appeals that unlocked a standing dispute between TV programmers and FCC. Some of the programmers involved in the case include […]
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FCC Resumes Review Of ISP Deals

The FCC has embarked on a fresh 180 day review of pending ISP deals. These are the AT&T and DirecTV deal, and the Comcast and Time Warner Cable deal. The commission had earlier in October put a hold to the reviews of these deals due to opposition from program providers in the industry who it […]
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