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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.

Small cell services, micro-trenching, and pole attachment rates dominated the news cycle in 2015

The year 2015 is coming to a close and FierceInstaller is taking a look back at the top five key trends that took place in this segment. While FierceInstaller is still a relatively young publication, service providers in the traditional telco, cable and wireless arenas all are evolving their installation processes. Installation trends came on a number of fronts-- services, operations, and regulatory.

DirecTV follows U-verse, sets 2016 price increases

After announcing rate increase for U-verse earlier in the week, AT&T has followed up with 2016 price bumps for its DirecTV satellite platform as well.

MasTec DirecTV installers ask appeals court to invalidate arbitration agreements in employee contracts

Lawyers representing the employees of Florida-based DirecTV (NYSE: T) installation contractor MasTec Inc. filed a brief with the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, arguing that waivers in employment...

DirecTV gets favorable Supreme Court ruling; California class-actioners can only do private arbitration

Signaling a major legal win for DirecTV, or any other corporation operating in California, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a class-action suit against the pay-TV operator can't move forward because the complaints must be settled in private arbitration.

FTC slams DirecTV's bid to pare down false-advertising suit as case goes to trial

The Federal Trade Commission has asked a Northern California federal court judge to deny DirecTV's bid for a partial summary judgement in a lawsuit over the satellite TV company's advertising.

Better Business Bureau urges DirectTV to change or ditch 4K ad

The Better Business Bureau's National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that DirecTV change or ditch a TV ad starring model Hannah Davis and a talking horse.

DirecTV to shutter Spanish-language streaming site Yaveo

DirecTV announced that it is shutting down its Spanish-language streaming platform, Yaveo, just a year after launching it.