AT&T’s CEO told Congress Tuesday that his company’s purchase of DIRECTV will help slow increases in programming prices, but won’t lead to a decrease in prices.
More than 200 mayors in Dallas on Monday will have a chance to see what technological measures AT&T uses to get areas back online after they are impacted by a disaster.
Two big companies have been hit by cyber attacks and now your information may be up for sale. P.F. Chang’s and Dallas-based AT&T both announced security breaches Friday.
In an attempt to curry favor with regulators, AT&T said that, if it’s allowed to buy DIRECTV, it will be able to afford an expansion of fiber connections into more homes.
AT&T is boosting its full-year revenue forecast citing strong wireless trends. The communications company now anticipates a revenue increase in “the 5 percent range.”
Priming itself for the age of internet-delivered video, AT&T said that it would buy DIRECTV for $48.5 billion in cash and stock, or $95 per share.
Dallas-based AT&T says it is buying El Segundo, Calif.-based DirecTV for $95 per share, or $49 billion.
AT&T’s wireless business had a strong first quarter as the company added more than 1 million subscribers and benefited from an installment plan that permits frequent upgrades.
With online video AT&T looks to attract customers of Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and other services — including people who’ve stopped paying for traditional broadcast, cable or satellite TV.
AT&T says it will expand super-fast Internet services to as many as 100 additional cities in 25 metropolitan areas. Dallas is already on the list.
Final Four fans set new highs for data usage during the tournament last weekend, as AT&T added Wi-Fi hotspots and Hot Zones to keep people tweeting and sharing moments.
North Texas is hosting more than just the Final Four this weekend. AT&T has launched the “NCAA Final Four North Texas” app to keep you updated on everything happening across the metroplex.