Private equity company TPG Capital is to become a 30% shareholder in a new video unit being established by AT&T.
Falling subscriber numbers have led AT&T to consider the sale of its DirecTV unit.
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The dispute that saw 17 Viacom-owned channels withdrawn from the US satellite platform DirecTV has been settled.