AT&T to announce DirecTV takeover tomorrow

by: William Neilson JrMay 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

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

  • 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


    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


    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…

  • Paul

    Time to leave Direct TV I will never go with AT&T good move AT&T you just bought a loosing company as most people do not like you AT&T.