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AT&T loses another 600,000 TV customers as it seeks buyer for DirecTV

Enlarge / AT&T’s logo and share price displayed on a monitor at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Getty Images | Bloomberg AT&T lost 627,000 TV customers in Q3 2020, an improvement over previous quarters as the company continues its attempt to sell its failing DirecTV division. In earnings results reported …

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AT&T offloading DirecTV could be a “fire sale” as company weighs low bids

Enlarge / AT&T’s logo and share price displayed on a monitor at the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Getty Images | Bloomberg AT&T is reportedly moving ahead with its plan to sell DirecTV despite receiving bids that value the satellite division at less than one-third of the price AT&T paid for …

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AT&T reportedly trying to sell DirecTV after massive customer losses

Enlarge Getty Images | ljhimages AT&T is reportedly trying to sell DirecTV to private-equity investors just five years after buying the satellite provider. The negotiations with potential buyers come after millions of customers ditched DirecTV over the past two years, and could value DirecTV at much less than the $49 billion AT&T paid for it. …

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Cities sue Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, claim they owe cable “franchise fees”

Enlarge Getty Images | NurPhoto Four cities in Indiana are suing Netflix and other video companies, claiming that online video providers and satellite-TV operators should have to pay the same franchise fees that cable companies pay for using local rights of way. The lawsuit was filed against Netflix, Disney, Hulu, DirecTV, and Dish Network on August …

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