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AT&T & Verizon Are Teaming Up to Build New Cellphone Towers

Increasingly streaming is going wireless and AT&T and Verizon are teaming up to be ready for the demand. Today AT&T and Verizon announced that they have teamed up with Tillman Infrastructure to build hundreds of cell phone towers. “We continue to focus on technology innovation and investing in the latest software platforms to provide the […]

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Report: The Government Never Tried to Force a CNN Sale

Earlier this week it was reported that the Department of Justice was trying to get AT&T to sell DIRECTV or CNN as a condition for approval of their purchase of Time Warner. (The content company not the cable TV company.) Having assets sold or control limited is not an unusual request in mergers like this. […]

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DIRECTV NOW DVR Maybe Delayed Until 2018

Yesterday AT&T had their 3rd quarter earnings call and we learned more about the future of DIRECTV NOW. During the call, AT&T’s Chief Financial Officer John Stephens opened up about DIRECTV NOW. According to a report from the Dallas News Stephens said AT&T is looking toward new money-making opportunities for DIRECTV NOW in 2018. He went on to […]

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AT&T is Building an Android TV Streaming Player

This week AT&T filed with the FCC for a new Android TV-powered streaming player. This new player has the model number C71KW-400 and is described as “the new AT&T/DirecTV Wireless 4K OTT Client.” The FCC filing was first spotted by Variety but details are still thin. The few pages of the manual we have seen describe OTT (the term […]

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AT&T Gives Themselves More Time to Close the Time Warner Deal

AT&T has pushed back the termination deadline for its planned $108.7 billion purchase of Time Warner. This deal will give AT&T ownership over many popular channels including HBO, CNN, and Cartoon Network. (Note: Time Warner and Time Warner Cable are two different companies. This deal is only for Time Warner the entertainment company.) Currently, the […]

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