• WASHINGTON, Nov 10- AT&T Inc has scrapped its plans to launch high-speed Internet service on commercial flights in order to focus on international expansion and video offerings, the company said in a statement on Monday. On Friday, the carrier announced a $1.7 billion acquisition of Mexican operator Iusacell, AT&T's second major acquisition this year...

  • Nov 6- DirecTV, the No.1 U.S. satellite TV provider, reported a quarterly profit above analysts' expectations as it earned more from each subscriber in the United States. DirecTV said it lost 28,000 net subscribers in the United States between June and September because of promotional discounts by rivals, compared with 139,000 net subscriber additions a year...

  • DirecTV revenue rises on higher subscription fees Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    DirecTV, the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV provider, reported a 6.3 percent rise in third-quarter revenue as it earned more from each subscriber in the U.S.

  • Early Movers: GNRC, PRGO, AOL, LB, WEN & more Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 7:57 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • DirecTV revenue rises on higher U.S. subscription fees Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    Nov 6- DirecTV, the No. 1 U.S. satellite TV provider, reported a 6.3 percent rise in third-quarter revenue as it earned more from each subscriber in the United States. Net income attributable to the company fell to $611 million, or $1.21 per share, for the quarter ended Sept. 30 from $699 million, or $1.28 per share, a year earlier. Average revenue per user in the United...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 4- The top two lawmakers on the U.S. Senate's antitrust panel have written to regulators expressing concerns about AT&T Inc's plans to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, including the impact on three regional sports networks. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Mike Lee, the chair and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee's antitrust...

  • Nov 4- Discovery Communications Inc, owner of cable channels such as Animal Planet and Discovery Channel, cut its full-year revenue and profit forecasts, citing a strong dollar, weaker U.S. ratings and tensions between Russia and the West. Discovery gets more than half its revenue from its international networks, with about 2 percent of the total coming from...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 28- The U.S. government sued AT&T Inc on Tuesday, alleging the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier sold consumers unlimited data plans but would reduce their Internet speeds once they exceeded a certain amount of data. The Federal Trade Commission said this throttling of Internet feeds was deceptive and that in some cases data speeds were slowed by nearly...

  • As regulators work on new so-called "net neutrality" rules, Leahy wrote to chiefs of AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Time Warner Cable Inc and Charter Communications Inc.. Large ISPs, including Verizon, Comcast and AT&T, have been asserting that they had no plans for such paid prioritization arrangements and FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has said he would not...

  • Tax settlement helps Comcast results beat estimates Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:11 AM ET
    A Comcast truck is seen parked at one of their centers in Pompano Beach, Florida.

    Comcast reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday, helped by a tax settlement and more high-speed Internet customers.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 22- AT&T Inc on Wednesday reported a rise in quarterly revenue, but the increase was less than Wall Street expected as a wave of subscribers plugged into the network using pre-purchased devices. "People look at this and say,' Oh, I can do with my phone a little bit longer," said Roger Entner, analyst at Recon Analytics in Boston. Earlier on Wednesday, the U.S....

  • Going in through back door for M&A deal profits Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Mergers have hit a level not seen since the financial crisis, and there is a way for investors to profit from the M&A frenzy—in one trade.

  • US stocks end little moved before jobs report Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 4:39 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks fell Thursday, as jobless claims fell and the ECB said it would step up stimulus.

  • Early Movers: BAC, DTV, MSFT, JBLU, TSLA, P & more Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    Companies making headlines before the bell Thursday.

  • After-hours buzz: DirectTV, Bank of America, PTC & more Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 5:22 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: DirectTV, Bank of America, PTC & more.

  • NFL strikes new long-term deal with DirecTV Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    DirecTV stock spiked almost 2 percent in after-hours trading.

  • Phoning 'home': what your mobile may be giving away Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 12:50 AM ET

    SINGAPORE, Sept 28- When popular Chinese handset maker Xiaomi Inc admitted that its devices were sending users' personal information back to a server in China, it prompted howls of protest and an investigation by Taiwan's government. The affair has also drawn attention to just how little we know about what happens between our smartphone and the outside world.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 25- DirecTV's shareholders overwhelmingly approved the company's acquisition by AT&T Inc, DirecTV said on Thursday. The $45 billion deal, currently under review by U.S. and international regulators, was approved by 99 percent of votes cast, the company said in a statement.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 18- Microsoft Corp urged the Federal Communications Commission to approve AT&T's Inc $48.5 billion bid for DirecTV, saying in a filing that the acquisition is crucial to expanding Americans' access to the internet. The letter, which was dated Sept. 16 and released publicly on Thursday, comes as the FCC conducts a formal review of the merger.

  • Former AT&T partners petition FCC to block DirecTV bid Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept 18- More than ninety former business partners of AT&T Inc are demanding the Federal Communications Commision block the wireless carrier's $48.5 billion bid for DirecTV, saying the company engaged in anti-competitive behavior and violated fiduciary duty.