MKM Partners on Tuesday put out a research note suggesting that AT&T has a temporary freeze on many wireline and wireless capex (capital expenditures) projects. This would run counter to previous suggestions that in 2014, AT&T would decrease wireline capex projects while increasing wireless capex projects (and overall stay flat between the two). One of the few projects that seems to have survived this freeze is called Project Stream.
AT&T & DirecTV announced $49B deal, what comes next for consumers?
Yesterday, AT&T agreed to acquire DirecTV in an equity deal valued at $48.5 billion. Including net debt, the transaction values the biggest satellite-TV provider in the U.S. at $67.1 billion. Let's not forget that Comcast, the largest cable-TV company in the country, is waiting for regulatory approval for its $45 billion quest to join forces with Time Warner Cable.
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.
AT&T could announce DirecTV deal for $48B within weeks
Rumors of AT&T acquiring DirecTV have been around for decades now. But now the Wall Street Journal is reporting that AT&T could acquire DirecTV in as little as two weeks. According to the WSJ, insiders claim that the deal will be worth around $48 billion, and that AT&T will pay for the transaction primarily with stock.
BlackBerry Venice rumor roundup
Android Studio tutorial for beginners
Huawei Honor 7 vs Ascend Mate 7
Sound Guys Monthly – Jaybird X2 International Giveaway
Will uniqueness, nostalgia, and pricing drive the industry going forward?
The traditional flagship is sinking, but don’t count it out just yet
Noteworthy: Is it time for Samsung to make a Galaxy Note…Mini?
10 more Chinese phone brands to look out for
Why I am still not sold on the Galaxy S6 Edge…Plus
What is the BlackBerry Venice all about? Should anyone care?
7 Android facts that you may not have known
Why doesn’t anyone seem to take mobile gaming seriously?
Will the G Edge be LG’s answer to Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge?
7 ways to reduce data consumption on your Android smartphone