Thursday, 29 June 2017

AT&T closes DirecTV acquisition

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 27 July 15

U.S. telco preps new integrated services bundles; DirecTV CEO Mike White to retire.

As expected, AT&T late last week closed its US$48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, after receiving clearance from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The merger, originally agreed in May 2014, gives AT&T a U.S. TV customer base of 26 million – the largest in the country &ndash…

As expected, AT&T late last week closed its US$48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, after receiving clearance from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The merger, originally agreed in May 2014, gives AT&T a U.S. TV customer base of 26 million – the largest in the country &ndash…

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