Tag Archives: AT&T

HBO Max could be launched in April 2020 at USD 14.99 a month

John Stankey, CEO at AT&Ts WarnerMedia division, is reportedly leaning toward giving the upcoming HBO Max OTT the same price tag as a standard HBO subscription. According to NBC News, who cited sources with knowledge of Stankeys discussions, HBO Max may cost USD 14.99 per month, the same as an HBO or HBO Now subscription. [...]

Anatel puts off decision on AT&T-Time Warner merger

The analysis on Time Warner and AT&T merger by the Brazilian regulator Anatel was postponed last August 22nd, as requested by advisor Moises Moreira. The decision was made to make a deeper review and resume the merger process between the companies on September 5th. At that meeting, an additional 120-day extension may be requested for [...]

HBO Max to feature live sports and news content

At an analysts conference, Randall Stepherson, CEO at AT&T, gave details about HBO Max content offering, WarnerMedias OTT platform, whose launch date is scheduled for 2020, and reported that its catalog could eventually include news and live sports. You should assume that ultimately HBO Max will have live elements: unique live sports and premium sports, [...]

AT&T to launch new DirecTV OTT in Q4 2019

AT&T announced that DirecTVs full catalog will be available in streaming format from the last quarter of the year and, according to John Donovan, CEO of the company, the measure promises to radically transform the TV industry. He also said that the new product will be really disruptive in terms of features and capabilities According [...]

AT&T Latin America decreases revenues and loses subscribers in Q1 2019

As reported by AT&T in its Q1 2019 results report, the company recorded operating revenues valued at USD 1,067 million in Vrio, the companys subsidiary that concentrates DirecTV’s operations in Latin America. The figure represents a 21.2% decrease in revenues compared to the first quarter of 2018, when they went up to USD 1,354 million. [...]

AT&T sells its Hulu’s 10% part

Hulu announced it acquired the WarnerMedias (AT&T) 10% stake in the streaming platform. The transaction was valued in USD 1,430 million. With the acquisition, Hulu becomes the owner of Disney (which concentrates a 60% after formalizing the merger with Fox) and Comcast / NBCUniversal (30%). The sale of AT&T shares made Hulu to be valued [...]

AT&T and Time Warner evaluate to remove pay TV channels in Brazil

Brazilian National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) and National Film Agency (Ancine) will have to decide in the second half of the year on the acquisition of Time Warner (today Warner Media) by AT&T. If the decision is that AT & T can not own HBO, Turner (TNT and CNN) and Sky at the same time, one [...]

Telcel increases prices of 24 TV plans in Bolivia

Telefonica Celular of Bolivia -Telcel, which commercial brand is Tigo Bolivia-, informed it customers that it has increased 24 TV plans prices through HCF technology. New values are valid since February, and they mainly affect the Basic, Advanced, HD, TV, Triple Play and Home plans. The increase in the service payment belongs to programming costs [...]