Neowin News Feed for: Directv Neowin News Feed for: Directv en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 DirecTV Now will be more expensive starting later this month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AT&amp;T is increasing the price for all tiers of its TV live-streaming service, bringing it in line with other similar offerings on the market, as the company seeks to increase profit. <a href="">Read more...</a> (João Carrasqueira) Mon, 02 Jul 2018 19:50:02 +0000 AT&T kicks dirt on net neutrality as it pushes "sponsored data" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Net neutrality isn&#039;t officially dead yet, and AT&amp;T is already starting to flaunt a sponsored content service that will get around data caps for users. But it still promises things won&#039;t change. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Keefer) Mon, 26 Feb 2018 15:54:01 +0000 Ready for Primetime? AT&T announces its own "enterprise-ready" entertainment Android tablet <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AT&amp;T has unveiled its new own-brand tablet, with an &quot;entertainment-first experience&quot; that it&#039;s also promoting as &quot;enterprise-ready&quot; - and yet, it revealed almost nothing about the device&#039;s specs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:52:02 +0000 Multiple cable companies ready to charge more in 2016 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you think your cable TV bill is already high, you&#039;re going to be disappointed to hear what your service provider could have in store for you next year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Thu, 24 Dec 2015 01:14:01 +0000 Not so fast: DirecTV/AT&T merger hinges on NFL Sunday Ticket <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It appears that the nearly $50 billion merger is contingent on one very important DirecTV asset: NFL Sunday Ticket. Without it, AT&amp;T will back out of the deal and not purchase the satellite company. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Tue, 20 May 2014 02:20:02 +0000 AT&T confirms it will buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1163773783att-full.png" alt="" /></div>Confirming the rumors, AT&amp;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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sun, 18 May 2014 21:56:02 +0000 AT&T rumored to be finalizing $50 billion DirecTV buyout <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1163773783att-full.png" alt="" /></div>AT&amp;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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Tue, 13 May 2014 14:48:02 +0000 ABC streaming leaves DirecTV, Dish customers out in the cold <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;re a fan of streaming shows from ABC and are a DirecTV or Dish customer, it looks like you&#039;ll need to change your plans as the company will be blocking access come January 6th. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Wed, 01 Jan 2014 21:38:07 +0000 Twenty percent of Netflix users cancel their TV service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sat, 20 Jul 2013 14:35:58 +0000 DirecTV latest suitor for Hulu <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1558156959dr.jpg" alt="" /></div>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? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sat, 18 May 2013 14:58:59 +0000 Rumor: DirecTV may integrate Kinect-like features into their boxes? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Sun, 01 Jul 2012 04:46:57 +0000 Could Google still buy Hulu? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/238762885huluplus_app_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Sat, 15 Oct 2011 22:32:07 +0000 DirecTV PS3 NFL service fails in debut <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1558156959dr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Sunday&#039;s debut of DirecTV&#039;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&#039;t work. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 12 Sep 2011 23:28:40 +0000 Hulu's first round bids for possible sale received <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/238762885huluplus_app_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 05 Sep 2011 07:52:57 +0000 DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket coming to Android and PS3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1558156959dr.jpg" alt="" /></div>Fans of NFL football will be able to access DirecTV&#039;s NFL Sunday Ticket package of live games via the Playstation 3 and some Android based devices in September. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Thu, 18 Aug 2011 01:32:05 +0000 Hulu expecting first bids for its sale next week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/238762885huluplus_app_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 12 Aug 2011 15:06:42 +0000 Comcast, DirecTV, and Vudu to launch premium VOD this month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1940122331comcast.png" alt="" /></div>Comcast, DirecTV, and Vudu have inked a deal with four major Hollywood studios to offer a premium video-on-demand service that would allow customers to stream titles 60 days after theatrical release. DirecTV will be the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Collado) Fri, 01 Apr 2011 20:08:02 +0000 Time Warner Cable creates iPad app to stream live TV <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/389640316image.png" alt="" /></div>Time Warner Cable, a TV and internet provider for millions of people, released an app for the iPad today that lets users stream television shows directly to the mobile device. The app will initially only... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Wed, 16 Mar 2011 02:59:52 +0000 DirecTV May Try Broadband on Power Lines <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Satellite television provider DirecTV Group Inc. may test delivering high-speed Internet service through power lines in a major U.S. city in the next year, its chief executive said on Monday. DirecTV and others are talking... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 15 May 2007 20:51:03 +0000 DirecTV mole to plead guilty <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A 19-year-old University of Chicago student accused of leaking the secrets of DirectTV's most advanced anti-piracy technology to hacker websites has agreed to plead guilty to violating the rarely used 1996 Economic Espionage Act. Igor... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 25 Apr 2003 16:37:53 +0000 DirecTV to cut DSL customers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Opio for posting this in the Neowin BPN . Seems if you have DirecTV DSL you may be in for a bit of a surprise Hughes Electronics Corp.,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 14 Dec 2002 02:46:17 +0000 HP expands IT deal with DirecTV <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hewlett-Packard on Thursday will announce an expanded information technology services deal with DirecTV worth &quot;hundreds of millions&quot; of dollars, continuing the momentum of HP's outsourcing arm. The new five-year contract calls for HP to manage... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 12 Dec 2002 11:52:25 +0000