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DirecTV to offer out-of-home live streaming from 30 networks

DirecTV said it will begin delivering on Friday live feeds from 30 cable networks to subscribers using mobile devices both inside and outside their homes.

TV Everywhere's game of catch-up

TV Everywhere may finally be starting to get somewhere. The pay-TV industry has tried for years to get its streaming video act together. The goal, expressed by executives from Time Warner and Comcast in 2009, is to let paying subscribers access the shows they get through their cable, satellite or telco TV subscription on Web-connected devices like iPads and smartphones.

DirecTV trademarks COPILOT second-screen app

Three years after unveiling a second-screen application, DirecTV may be preparing to launch a mobile application called COPILOT, according to a trademark application it filed last week.

DirecTV sees 4K TV having 'material impact' by 2016

DirecTV hopes to be the first pay TV provider to sell 4K Ultra HD programming and expects 4K will have a material impact on its balance sheet within three years, CEO Mike White said Tuesday.

DirecTV, Charter execs discuss online video future

How are pay-TV distributors thinking about online video? Investors got an idea this week as executives at two of the largest distributors fielded questions from stock analysts about their approaches.

DirecTV gains 139K net subs in Q3 2013

DirecTV said Tuesday that it added 139,000 net video subscribers in the third quarter. That was a big improvement compared to Q3 2012, when it lost 52,000 customers.

HIGH TV 3D eyes U.S. launch following debut in Bermuda

HIGH TV 3D said it launched on Bermuda CableVision, and the New York-based network could be close to striking a carriage deal with a U.S. distributor.

Bornstein: NFL could sell games on another network or the Internet

While the National Football League has received criticism for moving eight regular season games to NFL Network, the league would still consider new distribution outlets, including other cable networks or the Internet, CEO Steve Bornstein told the  Los Angeles Times.

Set-top maker Pace snaps up Aurora Networks for $310M

British set-top maker Pace Plc purchased equipment maker Aurora Networks for $310 million in a deal that is expected to produce $8 million in synergies by year-end and boost the company's 2014 earnings.  Pace also will pay an additional $13 million in tax benefits upon closing the deal.

DirecTV wages retrans battle with News-Press & Gazette Co.

TV station group owner News-Press & Gazette Co. warned DirecTV subscribers in several states that they could lose its feeds as early as today if the top satellite provider doesn't sign a new retransmission-consent contract.