Category: AT&T

Trump Opposes AT&T-Time Warner? Don’t Believe It

News and Analysis: Bloomberg News is reporting today that President-elect Donald Trump has told “a friend” that he still opposes the AT&T-Time Warner merger. The news sent media stocks down, particularly Time Warner. Trump said during the 2016 campaign that he opposes the deal because he thinks it will put too much power in the hands

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CES 2017: 6 Burning Questions For TV Tech

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show will convene in Las Vegas this week with company press events beginning Wednesday and the exhibit halls opening Thursday and staying open until Sunday. (Although there may be more people at the nearby Vegas airport on Sunday than on the floor.) The convention, which draws up to 150,000 industry officials,

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Why Doesn’t DIRECTV Add More HD Channels?

Q. All I hear from DIRECTV is 4K, 4K, 4K, but what about HD? I, like most DIRECTV customers, have a High-Definition TV and we want more HD, not 4K! Why isn’t DIRECTV adding more channels in HD? — Neil, Orlando, Florida. Neil, to be fair to DIRECTV, the satcaster now offers around 200 HD

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Why Do Pay TV Services Require 2-Year Contracts?

Q. I am interested in DIRECTV’s new offer for new customers. It’s $50 a month for two years. Guaranteed! But I read that the deal requires me to sign a two-year contract and if I leave before the two years are up, I have to pay big. Why do TV services require these contracts? Seems

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Who’s That Woman In the AT&T Commercials?

Q. I am totally in love with the woman who’s in those AT&T ‘family plan’ commercials. But she looks familiar. Has she been on a TV show? Movie? Who is she?! — Tony, Las Vegas. Tony, I can’t tell you how many people have e-mailed me to ask this very question. The AT&T commercials, which

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