DirecTV owner AT&T says it’s done buying satellites, marking a switch to OTT delivery.
The international version of Spain’s Antena 3 has been launched on DirecTV in the US.
WATCH VIDEO. AT&T plans to launch DirecTV streaming video services over a wired or wireless internet connection from any provider and from virtually any device – smartphone, tablet, smart TV, streaming media hardware or PC.
Netflix has asked the FCC to reject the upcoming merger of AT&T and DirecTV unless its competitive concerns are addressed.
Arianespace’s sixth Ariane 5 for launch in 2014 is now ready to receive its two satellite passengers after the vehicle was moved to the Spaceport’s Final Assembly Building in French Guiana.
An Ariane 5 vehicle successfully launched the Intelsat 30 satellite, which is hosting the DLA-1 payload for DirecTV Latin America from French Guiana.
AT&T has entered into an agreement to buy DIRECTV for $48.5 billion (€35.4 billion), in a stock and cash transaction for $95 per share based on Friday’s closing price.
The dispute that saw 17 Viacom-owned channels withdrawn from the US satellite platform DirecTV has been settled.
Arianespace announced today that it will launch two satellites for DirecTV and has the option of launching another two satellites for the US-based direct-to-home TV platform.
US DTH operators Dish Network and DirecTV both achieved profitability in close to seven years in operation at a penetration of approximately 7% of television households. According to US research firm NSR these benchmarks generally hold true for the vast majority of DTH markets the world over.