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  • This combo made from file photos shows the AT&T logo on the side of a corporate office in Springfield, Ill., left, and a DirecTV satellite dish atop a home in Los Angeles. Priming itself for the age of Internet-delivered video, AT&T Inc. on Sunday, May 18, 2014 said it would buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion in cash and stock, or $95 per share. (AP Photo)

    Antitrust experts: 2 big deals better than 1

    Antitrust experts say AT&T's bid for DirecTV could reap immediate regulatory rewards. Coming so quickly on the heels of a rival cable company merger -the pairing of Comcast and Time Warner Cable- makes it easier for regulators to approve both transactions because they create two counterbalanced giants in pay TV.


  • **FILE** Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (right), Vermont Democrat, and the committee's ranking Republican, Chuck Grassley of Iowa, arrive on Capitol Hill on July 31, 2013, as the panel questioned top Obama administration officials about the National Security Agency's surveillance programs for the first time since the House narrowly rejected a proposal last week to effectively shut down the NSA's secret collection of hundreds of millions of Americans' phone records. (Associated Press)

    Lawmakers leery of AT&T-DirecTV deal

    The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee raised alarms Monday about the proposed mega-merger of AT&T and DirecTV, saying the panel will be "looking closely at this transaction."


  • ** FILE ** In this Oct. 19, 2009, file photo, the AT&T logo is on display at a RadioShack store in Gloucester, Mass. (AP Photo/Lisa Poole, File)

    AT&T aims for TV's future with $48.5B DirecTV deal

    Priming itself for the age of Internet-delivered video, AT&T Inc. said it would buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion in cash and stock, or $95 per share.


  • ** FILE ** This Aug. 8, 2006, file photo shows the DirecTV building in El Segundo, Calif. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

    AT&T eyes football in DirecTV buy

    One of the hidden benefits of AT&T's $48.5 billion planned purchase of DirecTV is that it raises the possibility of making DirecTV's programming crown jewel, NFL Sunday Ticket, more broadly available on mobile devices.


  • Specialists Frank Masiello, left, and Mario Picone work at the post that handles AT&T on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, May 19, 2014. Priming itself for the age of Internet-delivered video, AT&T Inc. said it would buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion in cash and stock, or $95 per share. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    What consumers can expect from AT&T, DirecTV deal

    Ready to bundle your mobile phone and TV bills together? That is one of the changes customers can expect if AT&T Inc.'s proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV is approved by regulators.


  • News Summary: AT&T offers $48.5B for DirecTV

    BIG MERGER: AT&T is seeking to acquire DirecTV for $48.5 billion, of $95 per share, in a deal to help it better compete with rivals.


  • Weather Channel cuts reality shows in DirecTV deal

    The Weather Channel is returning to DirecTV with a significant compromise that affects all of its viewers: it promises to focus more on the weather.


  • Scott speaks at Pac-12 tournament

    Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott would like the NBA to change its rules to prevent players from leaving after one season of college basketball.


  • Jackson man sentenced for defrauding DIRECTV

    A Jackson man has been sentenced to 54 months in federal prison for aggravated identity theft and wire fraud.


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