- Variety via Yahoo! FinanceJul 21 02:55 PM
It’s been a year since AT&T closed its deal for DirecTV, and the telco’s top brass are pleased with the progress in assimilating the satellite operator into its fold. But over the same period of time, the telco has seen its own U-verse TV service shrivel. DirecTV’s U.S. video business added a tremendous 342,000 net subscribers for the period ended... Read more »
- Broadcasting and CableJul 21 01:57 PM
Solid additions of 342,000 DirecTV subs weren’t enough to offset U-verse TV losses of 391,000 as AT&T shed 49,000 total video subs during Q2 2016. That’s been the video story at AT&T since it acquired DirecTV last July and applies a greater focus on the more profitible satellite-based video platform.
AT&T Sales Grow, but Video Effort Lags - The Wall Street Journal
- New Hampshire Union LeaderJul 21 10:04 PM
Customers of DirecTV might miss watching the Olympics on Boston's NBC affiliate if they don't make other arrangements.
- Deadline HollywoodJul 21 01:58 PM
AT&T continues to perform a balancing act with its video subscriptions, as gains at DirecTV in Q2 were offset by declines at U-verse, according to its just-released earnings report for the period. DirecTV added 342,000 domestic customers in Q2 — slightly below some analysts’ estimates –the world’s largest TV distributor says. With the loss of 391,000 at U-verse, AT&T’s total domestic TV business...
- The Hollywood Reporter via Yahoo! NewsJul 20 09:00 PM
The telecom giant saw a continued trend as gains in DirecTV customers failed to offset a loss in U-Verse subs.
- TVPredictions.comJul 21 01:29 PM
Washington, D.C. (July 21, 2016) - AT&T said today that DIRECTV added a net of 342,000 video subscribers in the second quarter, compared to a net loss of 133,000 in the 2015 second quarter.
- CNETJul 21 02:43 PM
Competition is fierce in wireless as AT&T focuses on new businesses like video and its DirecTV acquisition for future growth.
- TVPredictions.comJul 18 03:15 AM
Washington, D.C. (June 18, 2016 ) - DIRECTV has lost three local network affiliates due to a fee fight with their owner, Sunbeam Television. The stations -- WHDH-TV, the NBC affiliate in Boston; WLVI, the CW affiliate in Boston; and WSVN-TV, the Fox affiliate in Fort Lauderdale -- have posted notices at their web sites saying viewers should now watch their programming via antennas or other TV ...
- Sun-SentinelJul 18 02:57 PM
What is it with these two? WSVN-Ch. 7, the Miami-based television affiliate for the FOX broadcast network, has yanked its signal in another dispute with AT&T over carriage fees. Last January, WSVN parent Sunbeam Television pulled the plug on hundreds of thousands of South Florida subscribers of...
- US WeeklyJul 22 10:10 AM
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend attend the DIRECTV Super Fan Tailgate at Pendergast Family Farm on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. Credit: Taylor Hill/Getty Images for DirecTV
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