AT&T to announce DirecTV takeover tomorrow

May 17, 2014

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Reuters is reporting that AT&T is set to announce the acquisition of DirecTV tomorrow, according to a report by online news website Buzzfeed.com.

Rumors have been circulating for some time now that AT&T has been in discussions to buy DirecTV for nearly $50 billion.

Citing a source close to DirecTV, Buzzfeed.com said that DirecTV chief executive Mike White has told senior executives a deal had been reached and would be announced Sunday. – Reuters

Comments

  • Andrew T Roach

    Lock in your Direct TV contracts now.

  • KUSH

    Cancelling my direct tv as soon as this is announced. ATT is a HORRIBLE company and directv fudged up big time. Regretfully I will be handing my money over to the ONLY OTHER PROVIDER IN MY AREA Time Warner Cable….. The lesser of two evils.

    • smokebomb

      TWC will become Comcast since the FCC chairman is in their back pocket. The U.S. consumer is going to drown in even more overpriced, underperforming internet bills soon.

  • avantra

    Dish is better anyway. Much better hardware.

  • droidtomtom

    Don’t switch to Dish Network too quickly as they may offer a deal to attract customers who now want to switch.

  • Jayfeather787

    This should be interesting…

  • Tom Z

    Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

    I don’t look forward to AT&T messing up the great picture quality I get from DirecTV. I’ve seen U-Verse and it is horrible compared to DirecTV… Not happy.

  • Juan A C

    Just give the no-TV a go. I haven’t had TV in 4 years. I got used to it right away and it was the perfect excuse to get the fastest internet connection available. Just a suggestion :D

  • John Davis

    sorry to say this kush…but if comcast takes over time warner you will be 10 times worse off than with At&t

    • Afterburner87

      Not sure if you have had both Comcast and TW but I have.. I will take Comcast everytime very reliable service.

      • jdeebad

        Haven’t had twc but I do have AT&T as a phone provider and I do have comcast
        For my internet and there is a Very good reason why comcast is the
        Most hated company in the U.S.
        Look it up

  • [CMD] DEATH

    Oh great! First Comcast wanting TWC now this! The wold is ending faster then we knew it was! DX I wanted Direct TV before now I’m not so sure…