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AT&T to Stream Full DIRECTV Lineup For Lower Price

AT&T confirmed yesterday that by year’s end it will launch a streaming service that offers the same lineup as DIRECTV, but at a lower price. Since November 2016, the telco has offered DIRECTV Now, the live streaming service that features programming packages starting at $35 a month. However, DIRECTV Now’s plans do not include all

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Why Did AT&T & DIRECTV Give Money to Trump’s Lawyer?

Q. I read that AT&T and DIRECTV gave money to President Trump’s lawyer. I haven’t liked DIRECTV ever since AT&T took it over and now I dislike it even more! Why on earth would they give money to Trump’s lawyer? He’s such as sleaze bag! If they don’t explain, I’m dumping DIRECTV! — Carl, Falls

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AT&T: Does It Even Care About DIRECTV Subscribers?

Q. I’ve been a DIRECTV subscriber for many, many years, but it feels like AT&T doesn’t care about me. All I ever hear is what they are doing for DIRECTV Now. Free stuff. Lower fees. More channels. Why can’t we get more at DIRECTV? Does AT&T even care about us? — Lee, Billings, Montana. Lee,

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DIRECTV Now Adds 312,000 Subs In 1Q

DIRECTV lost a net of 188,000 subscribers in the first quarter while AT&T’s U-Verse gained a net of 1,000 in the time period, AT&T announced today. The telco also reported that its live streaming service, DIRECTV Now, added a net of 312,000 subscribers in the first quarter, bringing its total at first quarter’s end to

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AT&T to Offer $15-a-Month TV With No Sports

AT&T is planning to launch a $15-a-month streaming service that will not include sports channels, according to a report from Washington Post tech reporter Brian Fung. Randall Stephenson, AT&T’s CEO, made the disclosure yesterday during his testimony in the trial for the federal lawsuit over AT&T’s proposed merger with Time Warner. Click Amazon: Today’s Deals of

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DIRECTV & Scientology TV: How You Can Stop It

Q. I’m angry. DIRECTV added an “info commercial” of Scientology!!! Is there anything we can do to stop this? — Debi, hometown unknown. Debi, as you note, DIRECTV last week added the new Scientology TV channel, which features original programming highlighting the beliefs of the controversial religion. The channel’s shows include Meet a Scientologist, L.

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AT&T Files Trademark For AT&T TV

AT&T has filed for a trademark for ‘AT&T TV’ with the U.S Patent & Trademark Office, a possible signal that the telco will eventually move away from its current TV brand names, DIRECTV and U-verse. In its trademark application, the telco says AT&T TV would be used for “Set-top boxes; computer hardware and software used

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DIRECTV: More Bad News For West Coast Fans

DIRECTV apparently plans to keep giving the stiff arm to fans of West Coast-based sports teams. Charter, which has the management rights to SportsNet LA, the TV home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, said recently that it appears that DIRECTV (and other pay TV operators) will not carry the regional sports channel again this year.

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AT&T Hikes DIRECTV’s Sunday Ticket Price By 16.7% In 3 Years

AT&T has increased the price of DIRECTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket basic plan by 16.7 percent since it assumed control of the satcaster in 2015 following a merger. The telco has raised the price of the basic plan from $251.94 at the end of 2015 season to $293.94 for the upcoming 2018 campaign. That’s a $42

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AT&T & DIRECTV Reach Deal With American Spirit Media

AT&T has reached a new carriage deal with American Spirit Media, ending a four-month blackout of the broadcaster’s local channels on both AT&T’s U-verse and DIRECTV TV services. DIRECTV subscribers have been missing seven American Spirit Media stations due to the dispute since September 21. Click Amazon: See Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The seven stations are:

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Broadcaster Urges DIRECTV Subs to Seek Refunds In Fee Fight

The fee fight between AT&T/DIRECTV and seven local stations owned by American Spirit Media has entered its fourth month with the broadcaster urging AT&T’s U-verse and DIRECTV subscribers to seek a refund. “Make your voice heard and tell them enough is enough. Call DIRECTV and AT&T U-Verse customer service. Post on Facebook. Tell them you

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