Updated May. 19, 2014 at 6:44 a.m.

Premium Lock Quick facts: Summing up AT&T-DirecTV deal

Published: 2014-05-19 06:31:00
Updated: 2014-05-19 06:44:31

AT&T wants DirecTV This file photo shows the DirecTV building in El Segundo, Calif. AT&T says it is buying DirecTV for $95 per share, or $49 billion, a move that gives the telecommunications company a larger base of video subscribers and increases its ability to compete against Comcast and Time Warner Cable, which agreed to a merger in February. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

AT&T is seeking to acquire DirecTV for $48.5 billion, of $95 per share, in a deal to help it better compete with rivals. Why is it happening? What's next?...

Read More
Read More

WRAL TechWire any time: Twitter, Facebook

Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Editor's Blog

Editor's Blog

The latest blog posts from our WRAL TechWire and WRAL editors. Read more articles…

Please Log In to add a comment.

Best of TechWire Insider

Techwire Inside Partners

OUR INSIDERS

Frank Vinluan
Life science
Vivek Wadhwa
Commentary
Dr. Mike Walden
Tech economy
Scroll