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AT&T Acquires DirecTV For $48.5 Billion

05/19/2014, It was first rumored last week that AT&T is interested in acquiring DirecTV, one of the most popular satellite providers in the country. It was rumored that the carrier had reached out for a possible acquisition following Comcast’s decision to...

AT&T DirecTV Deal May Be Announced Today

05/18/2014, We reported earlier this week that AT&T is eyeing DirecTV. Apparently the carrier is offering as much as $50 billion for the country’s no.2 satellite provider. Both companies haven’t commented on the status of talks, haven’t even...

AT&T Wants To Buy DirecTV For $50 Billion [Report]

05/13/2014, There is much talk these days about mega deals in the telecom, satellite TV and cable TV market. Sprint is after T-Mobile, Comcast wants Time Warner Cable and now it is being reported that AT&T is after DirecTV. The second largest mobile carrier in...

DirecTV Making Dog-Specific Channel Available For $5.99/mo In Q3

04/09/2013, We know you pet owners may find it difficult to leave your furry little friend at home while you’re at work all day, making it nearly impossible to keep them from being bored while you’re gone. But DirecTV will soon offer relief to you dog...

DirecTV Increasing Rates By 4.5% Starting Feb. 7

12/28/2012, Seeing how dominant cable companies have been over the past couple of years with their popular all-in-one packages, especially their high-speed Internet plans, satellite subscribers tend to feel like a more educated group as they take their TV watching...

TiVo HD DVR from DIRECTV now available

02/09/2012, Great news if you missed TiVo with your DIRECTV service – the two companies are now back together again, with the release of the new TiVo HD DVR from DIRECTV. DIRECTV customers can now enjoy the TiVo HD DVR experience with DIRECTV’s lineup of HD...

DirecTV iPad app now has live TV streaming

10/26/2011, DirecTV subscribers with iPad tablets are in for a treat. The iOS app for the iPad has just been given a significant update which adds a much requested feature to the app: live streaming capabilities. All you need is to be on the same network as your...

DirecTV germ-free remote controls for hotel rooms

06/20/2011, We all know that hotel staff do their best to clean up the rooms after every guest checks out, but there’s still quite a large number of people who are worried about its cleanliness when checking in to a hotel. The folks over at DirectTV recognize...

HBO GO and MAX GO for DIRECTV premium subscribers tomorrow

04/11/2011, DIRECTV premium channel subscribers sure are in for a treat tomorrow. The world’s largest pay TV provider has just announced that tomorrow onwards, HBO GO and MAX GO will be made available to their premium channel subscribers. HBO GO and MAX GO are...

Home Premiere movie rentals coming soon

04/01/2011, If you missed catching a movie at the cinema and can’t bear to wait the 3-6 months before it arrives on Netflix or some DVD rental service, we have some good news and bad news for you. It has been reported that a number of movie distributers have...

DIRECTV To Launch ESPN 3D To Customers Nationwide

03/29/2010, Can’t afford to catch the World Cup in South Africa this year? Well, if you can’t, you can always settle for the next best, which is watching the World Cup matches in 3D. DIRECTV has announced that it will be launching four channels dedicated...

DirecTV Gearing Up To Launch 3D-HD In 2010

12/29/2009, What do you think is better than HD (High Definition)? HD in 3D, of course! It would seem that the folks are DirecTV are planning to launch an all HD 3D channel sometime in 2010. This will be possible thanks to a new DirecTV satellite being launched...