• American City Business Journals10 hours ago

    Report: AT&T has set a timeline to phase out satellites and set-top boxes

    AT&T – which is expected to premier its streaming service DirecTV Now later this year – will work to make streaming its primary TV platform by 2020, according to a report from Bloomberg. Under the timeline, set-top boxes and satellite dishes could be obsolete in three to five years, according to the report , which cites people familiar with the plans. Dallas-based AT&T (NYSE: T) has claimed no allegiance to satellite TV technology from day one of its $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, but it hasn’t publicly provided any definitive answers or a timeline on a migration of its 25 million video subscribers toward the software-centric future of TV .

  • Comcast Told to Stop Ads Dissing DirecTV
    Motley Fool4 days ago

    Comcast Told to Stop Ads Dissing DirecTV

    The recommendation from a watchdog group run by the Better Business Bureau does not have to be followed.

  • Zacks5 days ago

    Telecom Stock Roundup: Comcast to Enter Wireless Market, AT&T's AirGig in Focus

    Last week has been pretty eventful for the telecom industry.