Dish Network is not participating in an auction for the assets of rival service DirecTV, according to a report.
The FCC says stations owned by Deerfield Media failed to negotiate in good faith with AT&T over broadcast re-transmission fees.
Saddled with debt from its acquisitions of DirecTV and Time Warner, telecom giant AT&T is looking at new ways to offload one of those two properties.
DirecTV has announced support for Movies Anywhere, a content licensing consortium that allows customers to watch purchased movies across different devices.
AT&T will ease marketing initiatives for its satellite television platform DirecTV to most customers, with limited exceptions, a company executive said this week.
An AT&T executive reiterated his company’s desire to offload satellite pay TV service DirecTV less than five years after the telecommunications giant acquired the service.
Dish Network’s chairman said it’s likely inevitable that his company and AT&T’s DirecTV would merge in the future.
Hearst Television has restored more than three dozen local channels to AT&T-owned pay television platforms after a two-day long dispute over retransmission fees.
Local stations in as many as three dozens communities have been dropped from AT&T-owned pay TV platforms, including DirecTV.
Dozens of local broadcast stations owned by Hearst Television will be pulled from pay TV systems owned by AT&T on Thursday.