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  • Will Wall Street Warm Up to AT&T-DirecTV Deal?

    Now that the formal acquisition plan has been unveiled, AT&T and DirecTV execs undoubtedly will be eagerly awaiting Wall Streeters' reaction to the deal. Top analysts have been unimpressed by the potential combo, based on reaction issued in response to...
  • Disneyland Raises Ticket Prices

    Disney has raised ticket prices at Disneyland as the summer theme park-going season is about to heat up. Admission prices for a single ticket to the park in Anaheim, Calif. for guests 10 years old and up is now $96, an increase of $4. An adult park...
  • América Latina podría ser la joya de la oferta de AT&T por DirecTV

    La propuesta de adquisición de AT&T Inc por DirecTV dará el proveedor estadounidense de servicios inalámbricos un punto de apoyo en América Latina, una región que ofrece un importante potencial de crecimiento de la televisión de pago y la banda ancha...
  • AT&T, DirecTV Deal Details Emerge as CEOs Sell Merger Benefits

    AT&T has been laying the track for expanding its pay TV service for the past few years, and that effort will now be turbo-charged with its $67 billion pact to acquire DirecTV. That was the message sent Monday morning by AT&T chairman-CEO Randall...
  • Dish Will Turn Eyes to Wireless, After AT&T-DirecTV Strands It at Pay-TV Dance

    Dish Network chairman Charlie Ergen is the odd man out at the M&A poker table, and the only big cards he's left holding point to a future play in wireless. With AT&T's proposed $67 billion bid for DirecTV, Dish "loses both of its best exit options,"...
  • Meet DirecTV's New Boss: AT&T Chief Randall Stephenson

    The architect of AT&T's takeover of DirecTV is an Oklahoma native who first joined Ma Bell two years before the federal government broke up the telephone giant's monopoly in 1984. AT&T chairman-CEO Randall Stephenson is routinely described in press...
  • FCC says cable rates continue to rise

    Cable bills are continuing to rise, according to a report from the Federal Communications Commission. The average monthly price for expanded basic service was $64.41 in 2012, a 5.1% increase over 2011, the regulatory agency said. The Consumer Price...
  • AT&T buys DirecTV! 'Godzilla' is an unstoppable force.

    AT&T buys DirecTV! 'Godzilla' is an unstoppable force.
    After the coffee. Before having to cover yet another merger. The Skinny: So much for a relaxing weekend recovering from upfronts and New York City. Instead I spent Saturday and Sunday writing about AT&T buying DirecTV. I have a hunch I'll be doing that...
  • WWE's Vince McMahon: 'We Were a Little Disappointed' With NBCU Deal

    Wall Street wasn't impressed last week with WWE's new multiyear licensing deal with NBCUniversal to keep its popular shows "Raw" and "SmackDown" on USA Network and Syfy. Neither was WWE chairman Vince McMahon. "We were a little disappointed with our NBCU...
  • AT&T-DirecTV deal to further transform media and telecom landscape

    AT&T is acquiring satellite broadcaster DirecTV for nearly $49 billion, the latest in a series of big deals that are transforming the media and telecommunications landscape. The purchase will turn AT&T into a massive player in the pay-television space...
  • The Dodgers TV debacle shows the peril in the AT&T/DirecTV deal

    The Dodgers TV debacle shows the peril in the AT&T/DirecTV deal
    My colleagues Jim Peltz and Bill Plaschke both reviewed the ongoing fiasco of the Dodgers' TV rights deal this weekend. Both came to the same conclusion--that it's a disaster for the ball club and for the fans. Frankly, who could look at the facts and...
  • House, Senate lawmakers promise review of AT&T-DirecTV deal

    House, Senate lawmakers promise review of AT&T-DirecTV deal
    Congressional lawmakers said Monday they would review AT&T Corp.'s planned purchase of DirecTV Group Inc., with a House committee already promising a hearing "to ensure that consumers’ interests are protected in an increasingly consolidated...