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AT&T eyes football in $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV

...T's $48.5 billion planned purchase of DirecTV is that it raises the possibility of making DirecTV's programming crown jewel, NFL Sunday Ticket...local Sunday afternoon games this season.DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket allows for live broadcasts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-19/att-eyes-football-485-bill
Lawmakers plan hearings on AT&T-DirecTV deal

...T's proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV."The proposed AT&T and DirecTV merger would be the fourth-largest telecommunications...opponents a forum to air complaints. The AT&T-DirecTV deal will need approval from the Federal Communications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-19/lawmakers-plan-hearings-at
WeatherNation TV flies onto radar as Weather Channel hunkers down in dispute with DirecTV

...outraged last month when he flipped on DirecTV's replacement weather service, Weather...Jan. 13, El Segundo, Calif.-based DirecTV has replaced The Weather Channel with...fees from cable and satellite companies. DirecTV is raising a new argument for the smartphone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-11/weathernation-tv-flies-rad
DirecTV, Atlantic Broadband, WOW! to carry SEC Network

...worry about whether they can get the SEC Network anymore.DirecTV and Atlantic Broadband announced Monday they have reached agreements...With opening day now firmly in sight, we are happy to count DirecTV, the country's largest satellite provider, among our many...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-08-04/directv-atlantic-broadban
Owner of DirecTV buying main satellite TV rival, Primestar

NEW YORK -- The owner of DirecTV, the nation's biggest direct satellite...the battle against cable companies. DirecTV would have more than three times as...announced Friday. But analysts believe DirecTV's satellite dominance will not raise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/23/tec_251119.shtml
XXX Technology
Broadcasters sue to block DirecTV from beaming Fox, CBS

...CBS and Fox programs to its customers. DirecTV Inc. on Thursday plans to directly offer...offering the network programs itself, DirecTV contends it is not affected by a federal...But broadcasters disagree, calling DirecTV's plans "a brazen attempt to ignore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/25/bus_254383.shtml
Business
DirecTV fined in do-not-call case

...WASHINGTON --- Satellite television provider DirecTV Inc. and cable company Comcast Corp...call them again. It's the second time DirecTV has been fined. The Federal Trade Commission...the announcement Thursday. The FTC said DirecTV agreed to pay $2.3 million to settle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/17/bus_520692.shtml
Business
DirecTV to pay $5.35 million for do-not-call violations

WASHINGTON - DirecTV Inc. will pay $5.35 million to settle...penalty in a consumer protection case. The DirecTV complaint, filed by the Department of...Deborah Platt Majoras said in a statement. DirecTV issued a statement saying it has terminated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/14/bus_32305.shtml
Business
TiVo stock plunges as DirecTV sells shares

...dropped more than 14 percent Tuesday after DirecTV sold its entire stake in the digital video...quarter came through its partnership with DirecTV, which offers TiVo service built into...For the three months ended April 30, DirecTV customers accounted for 196,000 subscribers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/09/fin_418351.shtml
Finance
DirecTV to offer early access to FX cable shows

...decades-old model for distributing TV shows, DirecTV subscribers will be able to pay to download...on-demand access provided they have DirecTV's latest DVR. In addition, News Corp...programming will be offered as part of DirecTV's video-on-demand service, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/07/tel_40469.shtml
Television