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Wells Fargo: AT&T building a mobile advertising business

AT&T is quietly building a mobile advertising business alongside the cross-platform video services it is working on via its acquisition of DirecTV, according to analysts at Wells Fargo Securities. Further, AT&T is also considering a mobile-only video service.

Stephenson: AT&T still not 'up to speed' on DirecTV installation

Nearly three quarters after closing on its $49 billion purchase of DirecTV, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said the company is still ramping up its installation workforce for the satellite TV operator.

Comcast, DirecTV and more bet on virtual reality

While the hype about virtual reality (VR) over-indexed at CES 2016, there's good reason for network operators to be interested in the technology, not the least of which is all that traffic it could generate.

AT&T's wireless revenue drops as it adds 2.8M connections in Q4

AT&T posted mixed quarterly results, adding 2.8 million new connections but seeing a drop in wireless revenue year-over-year.

Comcast, DirecTV and Major League Baseball settle fan lawsuit over RSN distribution

Comcast and DirecTV have joined Major League Baseball in settling a class-action suit filed by fans fed up with the way regional sports networks limit viewing access to their favorite teams.

Telefonica kicking tires on DirecTV Latin America, Reuters says

Spain-based media giant Telefonica SA is considering the possible purchase of AT&T's Latin American assets, according to Reuters.

DirecTV raises NFL Sunday Ticket price 2.4% to $257.94

With the DirecTV's yearly licensing fee to the NFL rising slightly from around $1.4 billion every year following last year's renewal of the deal, the satellite TV operator is passing the hurt right along to its customers.

Moody's: AT&T's new unlimited plans could hinder long-term data revenue growth

AT&T's new unlimited data service plan is likely to attract customers to both its wireless and DirecTV businesses, Moody's analysts said in a research note, but it may also hinder long-term growth of mobile data revenues.

AT&T resurrects unlimited data offering at $100/month, but only for its DirecTV subscribers

AT&T revived its unlimited data service plan, which will give the carrier's smartphone customers unlimited talking, texting and data for $100 per month for the first line and $40 per month for each additional line-- and the fourth line won't cost anything extra. However, the carrier said the offering is only available to customers of AT&T DirecTV or AT&T U-Verse TV.

Analyst: AT&T's postpaid phone losses to widen to 1.6M in 2016 as bundling strategy faces challenges

AT&T's plan to capitalize on its acquisition of DirecTV through a mobile video service and other integrated offerings may be more challenging than it appears, according to Walter Piecyk of BTIG Research.
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