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TV and Broadband
Is AT&T Showing Interest in DirecTV
Continuing the consolidation trend for Pay TV that we predicted for 2014 and beyond, AT&T is rumored to be working on a deal to acquire DirecTV for close to $50 billion. The deal would result in a nationwide footprint for AT&T as a pay TV operator and tie in with the company’s already strong IPTV, broadband and wireless businesses. In this Insight, we look at the overall impact of the combined companies, as well as three key benefits that could result for AT&T from the acquisition.