When AT&T merged with DirecTV, the Federal Communications Commission mandated the company give anyone on food stamps internet service for a monthly fee of $10 or less. The program, which launched in April, is called “Access From AT&T” and requires the company to charge SNAP recipients $10 (plus tax) if the download…
Late last month, AT&T bought DirecTV for $48.5 billion, merging America’s second biggest cell carrier with its biggest satellite TV provider. Now, DirecTV and Ma Bell are already announcing a $200 promo deal that’ll roll out nationwide next week.
The FCC has approved AT&T’s $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV. That means the second-biggest cell carrier is officially merging with the biggest satellite TV provider.
In the wake of such craziness as the Comcast-Time Warner merger and the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules that threaten to destroy the internet, AT&T and DirecTV are trying to be the good guys. AT&T, which announced its acquisition of DirecTV today, will follow the old, good net neutrality rules for three years.
Rumors have been floating around all week that AT&T will purchase DirecTV for a reported $50 billion. Now, BuzzFeed quotes unnamed insiders who say the deal will be officially announced tomorrow, ahead of trading on Monday. The deal would give AT&T access to DirecTV's 20 million subscribers, the largest satellite…
As cable companies continue to come up with creative ways to sell us TV without hooking us onto traditional cable, Bloomberg is reporting that DirecTV and Time Warner Cable are both thinking about creating an Aereo-type streaming service for customers to use. If it works like Aereo, it means you get to watch TV over…
If it seems like Hulu's been up for sale for a few years now that's because it totally has been. Seriously, back in August 2011 we tried to figure out which Hulu bidder we should be rooting for. And then in September 2011, Dish Network was rumored to buy it. Well? Nothing happened. Now nearly two years later, DirecTV…
DirecTV released their (long overdue) Android tablet app just over a month ago, and it looks like that low-key entrance was paving the way something bigger: a voice control rollout over both its iPhone and Android mobile apps.
DirecTV just released an Android Tablet app—two whole years after it released an iPad app. Better late than never?
T-Pain just got a new gadget, and he's ready to masturbate with it.
This is a really sad story—the tragic existence of Kate Upton. You see, Kate is so poor that she can't afford any clothing except one tiny bikini. Day after day, Kate wanders through the beach, lying down on the sand, with nothing to eat except the occasional raw lobster, which she hunts with her bare hands.
Previously, DirecTV subscribers could use their iPad as some sorta pseudo TV because the app could stream Live TV while you were on your home Wi-Fi network. Now the app's been updated to be even better: you can watch some content anywhere, even if you're not at home.
Hooray! DirecTV just updated its iPad app with the ability to stream live TV. You have to be connected to the same network as your DirecTV Plus HD DVR but that's okay cause it turns your iPad into another TV.
An insider tipped us off that the satellite provider is launching the elusive Nomad tomorrow. The device grabs content off your DirectTV DVR, transcodes it, and makes it available for download to your mobile device or PC.
Have NFL Sunday Ticket? Watching it on a PlayStation 3? Sorry, are you attempting to watch it on a PlayStation 3? Apparently it isn't working very well. DirecTV is currently "troubleshooting" and a number of key features are deactivated. [DirecTV]