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AT&T defends benefits of proposed DirecTV merger

In two separate congressional hearings, AT&T's CEO makes the case for the $48.5 billion proposed merger with DirecTV.

By June 24, 2014

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AT&T makes case for $48.5 billion merger with DirecTV

In statement to FCC, firm says without deal neither company can compete against rival cable giants.

By June 11, 2014

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NFL Sunday Ticket: The easiest way to derail the AT&T-DirecTV deal

If another company intercepts the NFL Sunday Ticket package from DirecTV, AT&T could walk away. Here are four potential spoilers.

By May 19, 2014

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AT&T, DirecTV say their $48.5B merger is good for everyone

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson says the combined broadband service and media company will come out of the gate with bundled deals for consumers.

By May 19, 2014

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Regulatory OK for AT&T/DirecTV may hinge on the 'bundle'

Focusing on bundled services of a combined AT&T/DirecTV and how that entity could be a stronger competitor against big cable is likely the best strategy to win approval.

By May 19, 2014

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AT&T to acquire DirecTV for $48.5B in blockbuster deal

Acquisition creates a powerhouse for services in the home, allowing AT&T to pair its own wireless network with DirecTV's satellite TV service.

By May 18, 2014

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AT&T may buy DirecTV for $50 billion

The deal, said to be expected soon, would lead to a substantial expansion of AT&T's TV services.

By May 12, 2014

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AT&T reportedly courting DirecTV for possible acquisition

Tie-up of landline giant and No. 2 satellite provider would challenge Comcast-Time Warner Cable combination amid a changing TV climate.

By April 30, 2014

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Weather Channel, DirecTV end months-long tempest

Weather Channel returns to lineup after agreeing to reduce amount of reality TV programming it offers -- a sticking point for the satellite provider. There's no word, though, on whether DirecTV in turn agrees to pay a higher fee.

By April 8, 2014

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DirecTV reportedly in talks with Disney for Internet deal

The satellite TV provider is in negotiations to offer the media giant's content as part of an Internet-based product, Reuters reports.

By March 5, 2014