Private equity company TPG Capital is to become a 30% shareholder in a new video unit being established by AT&T.
The US Republican senator Marco Rubio has called for a review of AT&T’s upcoming sale of Central European Media Enterprises (CME) to the Czech-owned PPF Group.
AT&T’s new streaming service HBO Max will be priced at $15 per month, significantly higher than rivals Disney and Netflix, but at the same level as subscribers pay for the existing HBO service.
Epix, the premium TV network owned by Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM), has launched on the AT&T TV app, the company’s streaming service, for $6 per month.
AT&T has sold its minority stake in Hulu back to the streaming video joint venture.
WarnerMedia has denied a report in the Financial Times that AT&T is looking into the possibility of selling HBO Europe in order to reduce a debt of $170 billion.
DirecTV owner AT&T says it’s done buying satellites, marking a switch to OTT delivery.
WarnerMedia will release three different versions of its upcoming streaming TV service next year.
The Czech Association of Electronic Communications (CAEK) has welcomed both the upcoming AT&T/Time Warner merger and the recent agreement between Liberty Global and Vodafone.
Turner CEO John Martin is leaving the company after AT&T completed its acquisition of Time Warner, bringing together global media and entertainment leaders Warner Bros, HBO and Turner, with its technology, video, mobile and broadband businesses.