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10 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

Rockets, Astros optimistic they are close to deal to reorganize troubled TV network

The Rockets and Astros today issued their most optimistic proclamation yet regarding the future of their regional sports network partnership, saying they are "now very close" to an agreement to reorganize their Houston Regional Sports Network partnership.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Economics News, Bankruptcy

14 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Time Warner Cable Open to Arbitration in Dodgers TV Fight

Time Warner Cable Inc. offered to accept federal arbitration to resolve a dispute that has kept Los Angeles Dodgers games off of local pay-TV systems this season.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Judy Chu, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

18 hrs ago | America's Network

TWC's CEO says FCC's focus on net neutrality, other...

Whether it's net neutrality, AT&T's proposed acquisition of DirecTV or Sprint's desire to purchase T-Mobile US coming to fruition, it's clear that the FCC has a lot on its plate this year.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

19 hrs ago | AT&T

Progress for AT&T-DIRECTV Deal in Brazil, U.S.

AT&T has received approval from Brazil's antitrust regulator without restrictions for the company's proposed acquisition of DIRECTV.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant

21 hrs ago | GuruFocus.com

Here Are The Key Highlights Of Verizon's Q2 Earnings Results

The largest U.S. telecom players Verizon reported its second quarter results last week topping Wall Street estimates.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, IT Services, AT&T, Cable & Satellite

Yesterday | MSN Money

5 brands that could be gone by 2016

Some of these companies are doing well enough to be bought out; others, poorly enough to go out of business.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, AT&T, Telecom, ATT

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Seeking Alpha

AT&T Inc. Bonds: 10 Times The Risk Of IBM And Below Average Value

The 10-year cumulative default probability for AT&T has fallen since the DirecTV announcement, but it remains 10 times higher than the IBM default probability.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Financial Markets, Startups, Versant

Seeking Alpha

ViaSat's Network And Technology Make It A Likely Communications Partner

ViaSat is a mid-cap broadband satellite provider that offers reasonably fast data speeds to rural customers and commercial transporters, such as airlines.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, DISH Network, Television, ViaSat, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies

Room 8

probably have a bigger fhhcvd

DISH and DirecTV probably have a bigger problem on their hands than Sirius. Unlike Sirius with a much louboutin outlet higher barrier to entry due to wireless Internet limitations, the combination of high speed wireless and wired Internet has a much larger footprint.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Laptops/Notebooks

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Heartland Institute

Ending the Costly Integration Ban

This past Tuesday the House of Representatives, in a bipartisan voice vote, passed a bill reauthorizing the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Cable & Satellite, Texas

Fri Jul 25, 2014

GuruFocus.com

A Long-Term Buy That Investors Should Consider

In this article, let's take a look at AT&T Inc. , a $184.25 billion market cap, which is America's second-biggest supplier of both mobile-phone and fixed-line-broadband services.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Ocean Pines Independent

WBOC-TV16, FOX21 could leave DIRECTV

TV16, FOX21 could leave DIRECTV Deal sought before Aug. 1, when stations plan to stop broadcasting on satellite Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/07/25/wboc-fox-directv/13166357/ The WBOC-TV16 electronic sign along Route 13 in Salisbury displays a message about the potential for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Should You Buy Comcast, Or This Industry Peer?

We pitch two companies from the broadcasting and cable TV sector, Comcast and DIRECTV, against one another in the latest instalment of our Head-To-Head series.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Media, Universal Pictures, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Comcast, Television, Universal Television Group

Alligator Army

ESPN announces SEC Network carriage deal for Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks

ESPN, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have reached an agreement for carriage of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Bright House Networks, Sports, University of Florida NCAA, NCAA Sports

National Journal

Jay Rockefeller Wants to Revolutionize How You Watch TV

Sen. Jay Rockefeller is getting ready to settle into retirement. But before he does, he'd like to upend the entire television industry.

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Related Topix: TV, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

The Washington Post

AT&T Earnings Miss Estimates Amid Shift to Smartphone Financing

AT&T Inc., the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, fell short of earnings estimates as more customers started paying for devices with installment plans, an option that's reducing profits as it cuts monthly service bills.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Versant, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Sell AT&T: Competition Hurts Results

AT&T missed expectations as rising competition led to lower margins and earnings because AT&T was forced to cut prices.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Verizon Communications, Verizon, IT Services

Wireless Week

AT&T Adds Over 1M Subscribers, Sees Record Low Churn

AT&T added more than one million postpaid subscribers during its second quarter, calling it the strongest gain in five years.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite

WBOC-TV Salisbury

DIRECTV Refuses to Carry WBOC and FOX21 After July 31

SALISBURY , Md.- WBOC and FOX21, the local CBS and FOX affiliates found on Channels 16 and 21, on Thursday announced that despite prolonged negotiations, it appears that DIRECTV is unwilling to carry the stations past the end of its current contract.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

The Motley Fool

The Real Reason AT&T is Acquiring DIRECTV

It's a huge deal valued at $67.1 billion, including DIRECTV's debt. It's the latest move in a wave of industry consolidation in the telecommunications sector.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

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