While its investors are worried that AT&T's ongoing integration of DirecTV will impact truck rolls for contracted installers, José Ramón Mas, President and CEO of installer MasTec, said the merger should "grow the pie" for his company.
News out of this year's Mobile World Congress demonstrates that the term "mobile" is no longer just about smartphones but also can refer to gadgets like Huawei's new 2-in-1 MateBook tablet, Epson's Moverio AR glasses and a range of other devices. As connectivity comes to an ever-increasing number of devices, some have speculated that the importance of the phone is waning as we begin to enter a post-smartphone world.
AT&T has stopped manufacturing set-top boxes for its U-verse pay-TV service and is looking to migrate all of its video customers to its DirecTV platform, according to Bloomberg.
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.
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.
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 posted mixed quarterly results, adding 2.8 million new connections but seeing a drop in wireless revenue year-over-year.
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.
Spain-based media giant Telefonica SA is considering the possible purchase of AT&T's Latin American assets, according to Reuters.
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.