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.
Ray Carpenter wanted to give himself a long-term and fulfilling career, so he decided to go back to school and now has become an assistant Vice President at AT&T.
T-Mobile, the country’s fourth-largest wireless carrier, is aiming to lure subscribers from rivals by paying the fees required to break their cell phone service contracts.
T-Mobile CEO John Legere is taking his feud with AT&T to the next level. He crashed a party thrown by AT&T in Las Vegas, and was thrown out after being discovered.
Chevrolet vehicles are set to be outfitted with 4G cellular capabilities from AT&T. The technology will let drivers use phones without burning through the voice and data limits.
AT&T says it will sell or lease the rights for 9,700 wireless communications towers to Crown Castle International for about $4.85 billion.