Tuesday, 06 December 2016

AT&T announces $48.5 billion DirecTV deal

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Monday 19 May 14

U.S. telco boosts TV offer with satellite company buy; will sell America Movil stake to smooth regulatory path.

AT&T on Sunday agreed to buy satellite TV operator DirecTV for $48.5 billion. The announcement came after weeks of speculation over the TV company's future. The deal makes sense since it significantly boosts AT&T's TV and video business, while giving DirecTV a presence in the broadband market…

AT&T on Sunday agreed to buy satellite TV operator DirecTV for $48.5 billion. The announcement came after weeks of speculation over the TV company's future. The deal makes sense since it significantly boosts AT&T's TV and video business, while giving DirecTV a presence in the broadband market…

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