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DirecTV secures NFL Sunday Ticket deal vital to AT&T merger

The deal also expands the partnership to include Sunday Ticket live on mobile devices, likely to be a key promoted feature for AT&T.

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DirecTV shareholders approve $48.5 billion AT&T takeover

The deal, still awaiting regulatory approval, would give AT&T a national presence in the television business.

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DirecTV sees NFL deal closing in 2014, AT&T soon after

CEO Mike White expects the satellite provider to seal a clutch deal to renew its popular NFL Sunday Ticket package in 2014, with its $48.5 billion merger with AT&T closing soon next year.

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Verizon Wireless adds more than 1.4 million contract customers

Verizon Communications chief tells CNBC the wireless business posted a big quarterly gain in postpaid subscribers thanks in part to tablet and smartphone growth.

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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.

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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.

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AT&T dishes details on DirecTV deal

Giant tech companies are going shopping: AT&T plans to buy DirecTV, Google acquires Word Lens app, and YouTube may purchase Twitch.

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AT&T dishes details on DirecTV deal

Giant tech companies are going shopping: AT&T plans to buy DirecTV, Google acquires Word Lens app, and YouTube may purchase Twitch.

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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.

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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.

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AT&T set to announce DirecTV buyout?

"The deal is done" and will be announced Sunday, says a report. The purported buy is thought to carry a $50B price tag.

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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.

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