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DirecTV says Charter got a deal to carry TWC SportsNet LA

DirecTV released a statement Thursday, implying that Time Warner Cable gave its new merger suitor, Charter Communications, a sweetheart deal on regional sports network TWC SportsNet LA.

Entner: T-Mobile and Dish merger would follow macro trend as media, networks converge

As media and networks are converging, T-Mobile US and Dish Netwiork are reportedly talking about merging. The two companies share a mindset as aggressive challenger brands with a maniacal focus on cost cutting, something both companies have to focus on because they entered their respective markets late.

DirecTV has direct ties to the FIFA scandal

DirecTV has a significant ownership and management stake in Torneos y Competencias, one of the sports marketing firms situated in the heart of a scandal rocking international soccer.

CBS says AT&T might shut down U-verse after DirecTV merger

With talks for a wide-ranging carriage renewal deal with AT&T bogging down, CBS Corp. executives are wondering if the wireless giant plans to keep its U-verse pay-TV operation in business after its $49 billion merger with DirecTV finally closes.

Report: AT&T may agree to follow new net neutrality rules to close DirecTV purchase

According to a new report, AT&T is prepared to reverse its publicly stated course and abide by new net neutrality rules in order to obtain federal approval of its $49 billion purchase of DirecTV.

AT&T, DirecTV push back against merger conditions, as FCC shot clock remains stopped

With their $49 billion merger agreement passing its one-year anniversary and still bogged down in an interminable regulatory review process, AT&T and DirecTV sent a memo to the FCC this week, pushing back on proposed deal conditions suggested by rivals including Dish Network and Cogent Communications.

DirecTV launches '72 Hour Rewind' feature, aims to compete with Hulu for catch-up viewing

Seeking to turn its on-demand programming into a product feature that can better compete with OTT services like Hulu, DirecTV has officially launched its "72 Hour Rewind" feature.

DirecTV launches kiddie app for Apple mobile devices

DirecTV has become the latest pay-TV operator to launch a dedicated kids programming app featuring only shows signed off on by Common Sense Media.

FCC to charge satellite operators per-sub fee just like cable

The FCC wants to charge satellite operators DirecTV and Dish Network a per-subscriber regulatory fee, just as it does for cable and IPTV companies.

AT&T's Stephenson: DirecTV buy will create streaming powerhouse

One year to the day after first announcing his company's plan to buy DirecTV, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson reiterated his position that the acquisition will give his company a dominant position in streaming video.