It appears that the nearly $50 billion merger is contingent on one very important DirecTV asset: NFL Sunday Ticket. Without it, AT&T will back out of the deal and not purchase the satellite company.
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Confirming the rumors, AT&T has announced it will acquire the satellite TV provider DirecTV for a total of $48.5 billion in a combination of cash and stock. The deal is supposed to close in 12 months.
AT&T will reportedly buy the DirecTV satellite TV provider for a price tag of $50 billion, with one report claiming the deal is still over a week away from completion.
If you're a fan of streaming shows from ABC and are a DirecTV or Dish customer, it looks like you'll need to change your plans as the company will be blocking access come January 6th.
One in five Netflix users are leading the charge by dumping their cable and sattelite providers and going exclusively with off the air and streaming solutions in the digital age.
What was once old is new again: DirecTV is once again rumored to be interested in purchasing Hulu, but will they pull the trigger or once again balk at the high price tag?
Is DirecTV looking to integrate Kinect into their set-top boxes? Based on a recent survey of customers, it appears that may be the case.
While Hulu officially says that it is no longer for sale, new rumors claim that Google is still in the running to purchase the streaming TV show and movie company for as much as $4 billion.
Sunday's debut of DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket support for the Playstation 3 console missed the snap on Sunday with many customers complaining that the PS3 service just didn't work.
Hulu has reportedly received its first round of bids from companies interested in acquiring the movie and TV streaming video service. However one bidder, DirecTV, has reportedly dropped out.
Fans of NFL football will be able to access DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket package of live games via the Playstation 3 and some Android based devices in September.
Hulu is expected to get the first bids for its possible sale from various companies sometime next week with amounts expected to be $1.5 billion or higher.
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