DirecTV Stops its Advertising Campaign after Comcast Complaint

DirecTV has ended its advertising campaign after Comcast Corporation complained about the claims of better service.

Jon Gieselman, DirecTV's senior vice president of marketing, said that it was already planned that the Rob Lowe campaign will end at the end of the first quarter of 2015.... read more

FTC Accused DirecTV of Misleading Customers

United States largest satellite TV provider DirecTV has been accused of misleading several millions of customers about the cost of its programming. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Wednesday said that its complaint charged DirecTV Inc. for deceptively advertising 12-month programming... read more

DirecTV’s Shareholders Approve Acquisition by AT&T

On Thursday, DirecTV announced that its shareholders have happily accepted the company's acquisition by AT&T for $48.5 billion. Voting was carried out and the deal was given a go-ahead by 99% of the members. The voting results were announced at a shareholder meeting organized in New York.... read more

DirecTV shareholders approve company’s $48.5bn acquisition by AT&T

In a Thursday statement, satellite television provider DirecTV revealed that an overwhelming majority of the company's shareholders has given the approval for the $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV by bigwig wireless carrier AT&T.

According to El Segundo, California-based DirecTV,... read more

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