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Week in research: MoCA drives home networking sales; Cybercrime risk high in Asia Pacific
MoCA speeds home networking market: Dish Network and its Hopper DVR, DirecTV and its Genie, and Comcast's XG1 set-top box can all expect to receive a boost from a home networking device market in which MoCA-enabled equipment is increasingly sought after.
Fri May 17, 2013
DirecTV Said to Be Mulling Hulu Bid
DirecTV is eyeing a possible bid to acquire online video site Hulu, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
DirecTV Interested in Acquiring Hulu
It's the second time the nation's largest provider of satellite TV services has expressed an interest in Hulu, Bloomberg reported on Friday.
DirecTV May Fight Retrans Fees with Antennas
For viewers, hearing the two words "Retrans fees" can conjure up nights spent not being able to watch their favorite network shows or local news because their cable provider/satellite provider/network/sports network/local channel can't agree on how much showing the program is worth.
Wed May 15, 2013
Broadcasting & Cable
Doyle: DirecTV Looks to Test Off-Air Antenna in Set-Top
DirecTV is considering testing a new set-top that incorporates an antenna allowing customers to pull over-the-air broadcast signals, which could allow the satellite giant to avoid paying millions of dollars per year in retransmission consent fees.
Tue May 14, 2013
Special Report: Should you bundle?
There are many options out there for customers looking to bundle television, Internet and phone service, but which plan, company or product offers the best savings? For many, the traditional way of watching TV is a thing of the past, and people are exploring other alternatives.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Technology Liberation Front
Satellite Carrier Subsidies Are Unwarranted
DISH Network gets another opportunity on Tuesday to plead with Congress for another Satellite Home Viewer Act reauthorization-ostensibly to protect consumers from unwarranted rate increases and program blackouts, but actually to preserve and expand DISH Network's and DirecTV's access to broadcast programming at regulated, below-market rates.
Sun May 12, 2013
Broadcasting & Cable
NCTA's Powell To Senate: Biggest Subscription Video Provider is Netflix, Not Cable
"The largest subscription video provider in the country today is Netflix - not Comcast, Time Warner Cable, DIRECTV or any other MVPD," National Cable & Telecommunications Association President Michael Powell tells the Senate Communications Subcommittee in testimony prepared for a May 14 state of video hearing.
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Sat May 11, 2013
DirecTV Receives Buy Rating from Brean Murray
's stock had its "buy" rating restated by analysts at Brean Murray in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports.
DirecTV Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Credit Suisse
's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Credit Suisse in a research note issued on Wednesday, AnalystRatings.Net reports.
Fri May 10, 2013
U.S. Stocks Climb for Third Week Amid Earnings, Stimulus
U.S. stocks climbed for a third week, pushing benchmark indexes to record levels, as companies from Walt Disney Co.
DTV, CMCSA, CVC, TWC, and CHTR Under StockCall's Microscope
StockCall.com Provides Stock Research on DIRECTV Inc., Comcast Corp., Cablevision Systems Corp., Time Warner Cable Inc., and Charter Communications Inc.
DIRECTV to Present at J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
The presentation will include an update and outlook on the DIRECTV businesses. A live webcast of the presentation will be available at www.directv.com/investor and an archive of the webcast will also be available on this website.
Thu May 09, 2013
DirecTV PT Raised to $70.00 at Jefferies Group
The firm currently has a "buy" rating on the stock. A number of other firms have also recently commented on DTV.
UPDATE 3-Ergen says Dish must prevail in bidding war for Sprint
Acquiring Sprint Nextel is so important to Dish Network Corp that founder Charlie Ergen said he could consider selling the company altogether if he loses a bidding war with SoftBank Corp.
Multiband Announces Date of 2013 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call
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Dish posts lower profit, adds fewer subscribers than expected
Dish, the second-largest U.S. satellite TV company after DirecTV, added a net 36,000 subscribers in the quarter.
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Wed May 08, 2013
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