Cord Cutting by AT&T

New Path for AT&T

Growth in AT&T Inc.’s new media division helped paper over deep losses in the company’s satellite-TV business stemming from a cord-cutting trend that executives have said first drove their appetite for entertainment assets. The DirecTV satellite unit has lost more than 1 million customers after five straight quarters of declines...

By | July, 25, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

ATT Versus FTC

AT&T’s Battle Versus the FTC

AT&T's years-long quest to avoid punishment for throttling unlimited data plans suffered a blow today when a court said that AT&T cannot escape the jurisdiction of the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC sued AT&T in October 2014 in US District Court in Northern California, alleging that AT&T promised unlimited data to wireless customers and then throttled its speeds by as much as 90 percent...

By | February, 27, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Monty Hall Let’s Make a Deal

Let's Make a Deal

The government review of AT&T Inc.'s $85 billion takeover of Time Warner Inc. has reached an advanced stage, people close to the situation said, a significant milestone in a deal that was closely watched for signs of how the Trump administration would view large mergers...

By | August, 18, 2017|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

AT&T Battles Verizon To Take Over Wireless

Verizon Communications Inc. has made an offer for Straight Path Communications Inc., topping an earlier bid from AT&T in a move that starts a bidding war for a company holding spectrum used in 5G technology, according to a source a familiar with the matter. Straight Path said on Tuesday it received a $104.64 per-share all-stock buyout offer from a "multi-national telecommunications company"...

By | April, 26, 2017|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments