CBS Corp. will offer unauthenticated streaming access to two NFL regular season games this season, taking the pay-TV ecosystem's most expensive programming asset over the top.
Having emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring in January with new capitalization from its lenders, pay-TV installer UniTek Global Services exists as an operationally gutted company with an uncertain future.
Sprint is not content to let AT&T Mobility lure DirecTV customers to its wireless service with the promise of savings through a bundled offer-- it's offering them something else entirely: a year of free service if they switch to Sprint.
DirecTV is now testing high-definition and standard-definition signals for the Pac-12 Network on channel 612 in what appears to be a preparation for a long-anticipated launch of the regional sports network.
The NAB is accusing pay-TV operators, specifically naming Dish Network, DirecTV and Mediacom, of manufacturing retransmission-related disputes with broadcasters in order to influence regulatory decision-making.
DirecTV, which is now part of AT&T, launched a new 4K Ultra HD set-top box called the 4K Genie Mini that will let subscribers watch 4K content if they have a 4K-compliant TV set.
Two new reports from top Wall Street research firms both offer a surprisingly positive outlook on the cable sector, singling out the likes of Comcast, Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable as operators best positioned to take advantage of the upheaval in the pay-TV sector.
Dish Network and DirecTV appear to have each separately launched websites aimed at educating their customers about retransmission negotiations and encouraging them not to switch providers due to programming blackouts.
A fourth class-action anti-trust lawsuit has been initiated against the NFL, along with DirecTV and its new corporate parent, AT&T, over the NFL Sunday Ticket out-of-market games package.
Now that AT&T's deal with DirecTV is done and the company is moving to bundle wireless service with a national video offering, financial and industry analysts are divided over whether or not AT&Ts wireless business will see any material benefit from doing so.