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AT&T 'optimistic' that it can grow U-verse subscribers

While DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV), Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and other multichannel providers are seeing subscriber growth slow partly as a result of the poor economy, AT&T (NYSE: T) executives say they are

Time Warner Cable CEO rips broadcasters in joint op/ed with DirecTV chief

Complaining that broadcast TV blackouts sparked by retransmission-consent disputes hurt viewers in 40 cities last year, Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) CEO Glenn Britt teamed up with DirecTV (Nasdaq:

AT&T Labs tests personalized TV recommendations

AT&T Labs (NYSE: T) is testing personalized TV technology that could eventually allow multichannel providers to offer personalized TV recommendations to subscribers based on profiles it builds

DirecTV gambles on NFL Sunday Ticket price cut

DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) is betting that a big price cut in its NFL Sunday Ticket package can help it combat slower subscriber growth, announcing Thursday that it'll charge just $199 for the exclusive

DirecTV pitches HD DVR to hotel chains

DirecTV (Nasdaq:DTV) is beginning to supply DVRs to hotel chains, allowing guests to record live TV shows and pause or rewind programming. But hotel guests will neither be able to schedule programs

Genachowski: FCC watching marketplace to determine if retransmission reform is warranted

The Federal Communications Commission is studying battles between local broadcasters and cable operators to determine if the regulatory agency should move to overhaul retransmission-consent rules,

Cameron pushes TV programmers to shoot 3D dramas

Television programmers should focus on producing dramas and other TV series in 3D, rather than use the technology for major sporting events such as The Masters golf tournament, the acclaimed film

DirecTV lands Starz content for TV Everywhere service

DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) said a carriage deal it struck with Starz Entertainment includes rights to distribute movies and TV series from Starz, Encore and other networks owned by the premium content

Recommendation engine drives 75% of Netflix traffic

About 75 percent of the streaming video traffic Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) generates is driven by personalized recommendations for TV series and movies that it suggests to subscribers based on factors

Tribune stations return for DirecTV subscribers

Just as things were starting to get nasty, Tribune Broadcasting and DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) say they've reached a deal. In a new retransmission agreement signed late yesterday, DirecTV earned the right