AT&T is considering offloading its DirecTV business again, according to a report Friday. Private equity firms are in discussion to acquire the satellite TV arm of AT&T in a deal worth under $20 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed sources. The news comes after or last year.
The carrier live TV channels -- including ABC and Fox, plus cable channels such as ESPN, TNT, Nickelodeon and HGTV -- that are streamed over the internet.in March, which provides DirecTV channels over internet streaming rather than satellite. was designed to replace DirecTV and traditional cable TV. It features
and $93 for the second. You can also pay more for access to other channels.
includes content like Doctor Who, Friends, Game of Thrones, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, Veep, Gossip Girl, The Big Bang Theory, Sesame Street, new J.J. Abrams content, a new Watchmen TV series, Rick and Morty and new episodes of Adventure Time. DC movies including Wonder Woman and the Harry Potter collection plus Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them are also on the service.in July. is the most expensive streaming service, costing $15 a month. It
In total,, ending the year with 20.4 million subscribers in the US.
AT&T declined to comment.