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DirecTV Closer to Approval of Buyout by AT&T

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler said Tuesday that an order recommending approval of AT&T Inc.’s (NYSE: T) $49 billion acquisition of DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) has been sent to ...
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Pay-TV Subscribers to Pay Billions More by 2021

Retransmission fees are the pay-TV industry’s name for the dollars they pay to content providers like broadcast and cable channels to retransmit that content to their own cable and satellite ...
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Does a Dish, T-Mobile Deal Really Change Anything?

A deal is in the works between Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) and T-Mobile US Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) that would create what would be the third-largest pay-TV/telecommunications company in the ...
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GoGo Shares Making a Comeback

From a peak of around $36 a share in December of 2013 to a valley of near $12 about six months later, in-flight Internet provider GoGo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO) has ...
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Can Dish Network Earnings Keep Boosting Prices to Post Profits?

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) reported first-quarter results before markets opened Monday. The satellite TV company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.76 on revenues of $3.72 billion. In ...
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Why DirecTV Earnings Report Is All About the AT&T Merger

DirecTV (NASDAQ: DTV) reported first-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Tuesday morning. The satellite TV provider posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.44 on revenues of $8.14 billion. ...
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Will DirecTV Have to Kill or Tame Creepy Loser Alter-Ego Rob Lowe Ads?

Americans seem to have an endless love for funny commercials. If you are one of the consumers who think the creepy, loser and deadbeat Rob Lowe ads for DirecTV (NASDAQ: ...
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How Sirius Views Its Outlook in 2015

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced on Wednesday morning that its results for 2014 were ahead of the satellite radio player's previously announced 2014 guidance. At the same time, the ...
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Turner Networks Drop Dish as Content Companies Start Streaming

A dispute between Time Warner Inc.'s (NYSE: TWX) Turner Networks and Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) has caused Turner to pull its channels from the satellite TV company. Dish believes ...
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Why One Analyst Sees Sirius XM Shares Rising to $5

Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) does not see big analyst calls all that often, so when it does, those reports tend to really stand out. A new report from ...
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Boeing and SpaceX Emerge Victorious in NASA Space Taxi Contract

The privatization, or partial privatization, of space has taken many twists since the end of the Space Shuttle era. Companies and organizations know that there are literally billions of dollars ...
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Is Sirius XM Higher Subscriber Guidance Enough?

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced on Tuesday that it has raised its 2014 guidance for net subscriber additions. After having originally projected subscriber gains of 1.25 million, the ...
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Sirius XM Delivers on Earnings and Buybacks (Update)

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) has released its second-quarter earnings, showing that revenue grew 10% and has crossed the $1 billion mark. The company's net income was $120 million, ...
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Even Sirius XM Adds to Stock Buybacks

There has been some talk of late that corporations are starting to slow down on their waves of stock buybacks. It might make sense when you consider that many of ...
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Free TV Over the Air Is Dead

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that mini-antenna service Aereo does indeed infringe the copyright of TV broadcasters, IAC/InterActiveCorp. (NASDAQ: IACI) chairman and CEO Barry Diller said there ...
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