Tag Archives: AT&T

American Cable Association asks to reverse AT&T antitrust decision

The American Cable Association (ACA), an entity that represents small and medium-sized operators, urged the appeals court to reverse the rulling that allowed the AT&T-Time Warner merger. In June, District Judge Richard Leon allowed AT&T to complete the acquisition. However, the U.S. Justice Department (DOJ) is appealing that decision. In an amicus brief to the [...]

AT&T acquires full ownership of Otter Media

AT&T announced that it has acquired The Chernin Groups controlling interest in Otter Media, the joint venture between the two companies. It will be a part of AT&Ts WarnerMedia unit, which was created after the close of the Time Warner acquisition. Otter Media is a leading subscription, advertising and content company. It comprises wholly-owned subsidiaries [...]

Bolivia recorded 472,000 pay TV subscribers in 2017

According to data published in the 2017 Institutional Report of Bolivia’s telecoms and transport regulator ATT, the pay TV market registered close to 472,000 subscribers at the end of that year, up 24% from 2016. In 2017, pay TV revenue reached Bs. 954 million (USD 135.6 million), which represented a growth of almost 40% compared [...]

DirecTV Latin America added 140,000 subscribers in Q218

AT&T announced its financial results for the second quarter. The company reported that DirecTV ended the period with 13.7 million subscribers in Latin America, after recording 140,000 net additions, even with declines in Brazil. The number of total subscribers in Latin America does not include Sky Mexico (Televisa-AT&T) which at the end of Q218 had [...]

U.S. Justice Department to appeal approval of AT&T-Time Warner merger

The U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday last week that it will appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger approval. The deal was completed on June 14. In a statement, David McAtee, AT&T General Counsel said, the Courts decision could hardly have been more thorough, fact-based, and well-reasoned. While the losing party in litigation always has the [...]

AT&T to acquire AppNexus

US telecom company AT&T announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AppNexus, a technology company that operates a leading global advertising marketplace and provides enterprise products for digital advertising, serving publishers, agencies and marketers. Terms of the deal werent disclosed. Last Week, The Wall Street Journal reported that AT&T was expected [...]

AT&T launches new Watch TV streaming service

AT&T announced the launch of Watch TV, the new streaming service with 30 channels, including Time Warners CNN, TBS and TNT. The offer does not include sports networks. The new service is available at no extra cost with the companys two latest unlimited wireless plans. It will also be made available standalone for USD 15 [...]

AT&T plans to acquire all of Otter Media: Report

AT&T plans to acquire all of Otter Media, the video streaming company it owns in partnership with The Chernin Group, sources told Recode. The agreement is expected to be closed this summer (in the Northern Hemisphere). Otter Media owns platforms such as Crunchyroll, the Anime SVOD service with presence in Latin America, as well as [...]

AT&T to invest more in HBO’s original content

John Stankey, the new head of AT&Ts entertainment division, said that the company plans to boost HBOs budget for original programming to keep pace with its competitors. I fully expect were going to be investing heavier in content development at HBO, Stankey said in an interview, according to Bloomberg. The executive, a phone-company veteran, is [...]