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  • March 5- DirecTV is in talks with Walt Disney Co to license the rights to offer Disney's broadcast and cable channels as part of an Internet-based product, DirecTV said on Wednesday. "The deal and terms are not unexpected as the Dish contract was the most recent in the Disney timeline to expire," DirecTV spokesman Darris Gringeri said on Wednesday.

  • March 4- Dish Network Corp and Walt Disney Co reached a long-term deal, allowing the No.2 satellite TV provider to carry Disney-owned networks such as ABC and ESPN, and deliver the content outside of a traditional TV subscription.

  • Feb 26- Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc reported a better-than-expected 20 percent rise in quarterly revenue and said it expects to benefit from Comcast Corp's $45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable. The deal will give Comcast, a key cable customer of TiVo, access to 19 of the 20 largest U.S.

  • Feb 21- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp reported a 38 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit on Friday and the company's chairman said he saw "nothing good" for competitors if U.S. regulators approve the merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 21- If U.S. antitrust enforcers decide to challenge the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, it may be because of an idea with a funny-sounding name that has been gaining currency in government offices.

  • Charter was outmaneuvered in its $37.3 billion bid to acquire Time Warner Cable when Comcast Corp offered $45.2 billion. Rutledge declined to comment when asked if he was worried about the size of Comcast, already the No. 1 cable provider in the United States, if regulators allow the Time Warner Cable deal to go through.

  • DirecTV CEO urges scrutiny of Comcast-TWC deal Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 8:57 AM ET
    Michael White

    DirecTV CEO Mike White called for U.S. scrutiny of Comcast's purchase of Time Warner Cable and the "effective broadband monopoly" it might create.

  • Feb 21- Dish Network Corp, the second largest U.S. satellite TV company after DirectTV, reported a 38 percent rise in fourth-quarter profit as it generated more revenue per user. Chairman Charlie Ergen has said he is keeping all options open, including acquiring T-Mobile US, building a wireless network and selling Dish's spectrum.

  • Feb 21- Dish Network Corp, the second-largest U.S. satellite TV company after DirecTV, reported a 38 percent rise in profit for the fourth quarter as it added a net 8,000 pay-TV subscribers. Net income attributable to the company rose to $288 million, or 63 cents per share, in the quarter ended Dec. 31, from $209 million, or 46 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 20- DirecTV Chief Executive Officer Mike White on Thursday called for U.S. regulatory scrutiny of Comcast Corp's proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc and the "effective broadband monopoly" he said it might create in as much as two-thirds of the United States.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 20- Comcast Corp said on Thursday it plans to submit documents on its proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable Inc to U.S. regulators by the end of March, when antitrust and public interest reviews will be launched. Comcast is targeting the end of March to submit its application to the FCC, spokeswoman Sena Fitzmaurice said.

  • LOS ANGELES, Feb 20- DirecTV Chief Executive Officer Mike White on Thursday called for U.S. regulatory scrutiny of Comcast Corp's proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc and the "effective broadband monopoly" he said it might create in as much as two-thirds of the United States.

  • *Tesla shares soar after results; Wal-Mart falls. *Facebook stock turns sharply on WhatsApp buy, hits record high. NEW YORK, Feb 20- U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday after a reading on manufacturing activity hit its highest in nearly four years, while news about Facebook and Tesla drove their shares to record highs.

  • *Attributable earnings $1.53 vs est $1.28. Feb 20- Satellite TV provider DirecTV on Thursday reported fourth-quarter results that topped Wall Street estimates with better-than-expected U.S. growth and announced a $3.5 billion share buyback, sending its stock up nearly 3 percent.

  • Midday movers: Conn's, Blackberry, Coca-Cola & more Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    NYSE exchange floor

    Take a look at some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Feb 20- DirecTV, the largest U.S. satellite TV company, reported fourth-quarter results above analysts' estimates as it made more from each subscriber in the United States, and the company authorized a $3.5 billion share repurchase program. DirecTV's shares rose 1.8 percent in premarket trading.

  • U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower Wall Street open on Thursday, ahead of a busy day for both quarterly earnings and economic data.

  • Feb 20- Satellite TV company DirecTV added fewer subscribers in the United States and Latin America in the fourth quarter as competition intensified.

  • DirecTV adds fewer U.S. subscribers in fourth quarter Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    Feb 20- Satellite TV provider DirecTV added fewer customers in the United States and Latin America, its largest growth area, in the fourth quarter. Net income attributable to the company fell to $810 million, or $1.53 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $942 million, or $1.55 per share, a year earlier.

  • Market looking worn as traders ignore data Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 5:47 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday.

    Even if Thursday's economic data comes up punk, markets may just write it off to bad weather.

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