Category Archives for DirecTV

Providers Ask FCC To Keep Programming Contracts Secret

The Comcast – Time Warner deal has many people on edge for a number of reasons. It seems every other day some new aspect of the deal is revealed. Now, reports are coming to light that a slew of program providers are trying to get a court order to keep the FCC from revealing programming […]

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DirecTV Shareholders Back AT&T Merger To The Hilt

We are all awaiting the time when US regulators will pass a directive on the issue of the proposed merger between AT&T and DirecTV. On the other hand, the shareholders of the TV satellite company have already unanimously approved the deal. The shareholders have recently approved the merger, which will be worth $49 billion. It […]

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Carlo Slim Buys Out AT&Ts Shares In Móvil

AT&T recently stated that it was selling its shares in América Móvil, a Mexican telecom company, back to Carlos Slim who is its major shareholder. Through the acquisition, the billionaire will ensure that he continues to hold a majority stake of the company without adding any debt to its balance sheet. The move also ensures […]

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Will AT&T Buy DIRECTV?

Talk is rife that AT&T is interested in purchasing satellite company DirectTV. IT seems that the phone company has already approached the satellite company offering to buy it. This news comes even as Comcast tries to acquire Time Warner Cable making this a very interesting time in the industry. These occurrences are evidence of changes […]

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DirectTV In Talks With Disney On Internet Rights Deal

There is talk that DirectTV is in negotiations with Walt Disney Co. concerning licensing rights to provide TV content through the Internet. The company wants to offer Disney’s content and other cable content as an Internet based product. This deal will be similar to the one recently accomplished between Dish Network Corp and Disney. The […]

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