Stories tagged: DirecTV
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017
Cord-cutters dropping cable force networks to make hard choices
At the end of 2016, a big question hangs over the TV industry: What if Jeff Bewkes is right? One of the best-positioned media giants, Bewkes’ Time Warner sold to …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 6:03 p.m.
After its acquisition of DirecTV, AT&T looks at Time Warner merger
After its acquisition of satellite television service DirecTV, telephone giant AT&T Inc. might be setting its sights on an even bigger prize, Time Warner Inc.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016
HBO said to push for revamped cable deals to fuel most of growth
Last year, HBO added nearly 3 million U.S. subscribers, capping its biggest two-year gain in three decades. There was just one problem: It didn’t get paid for many of them.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
Grammy winner Taylor Swift becomes face of AT&T
AT&T has signed a multi-year deal with Grammy award-winning singer Taylor Swift to promote its brand through advertising and performances.
Fri., July 31, 2015
Pac-12 Media Day: Conference moving in right direction
LOS ANGELES – The man tasked with turning the Pac-12 into an international enterprise ticked off the reforms the conference will undergo this season to make it a safer, fairer …
Thu., May 14, 2015
Brothers in arms … and camera lenses
A couple of local brothers have turned their love of the outdoors into a potential career by capturing their escapades on camera. Jon and Jake Hodge grew up in northwest …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012
KAYU blacked out on DirecTV over fee dispute
A contract fight has unplugged KAYU-TV’s programs from DirecTV subscribers in the Spokane and North Idaho region. A blackout – which began Aug. 13 – leaves DirecTV customers in need …
Sun., July 29, 2012
Motley Fool: DirecTV thrives in Latin America
In case you haven’t noticed, DirecTV (NYSE: DTV) is doing a great job, posting 11 consecutive quarters of double-digit revenue growth. It has been adding subscribers at a record rate …
Tue., Feb. 8, 2011
DirecTV offers refunds for viewers rejoining the service
Customers of DirecTV who paid hundreds of dollars to terminate their contracts are being given full refunds if they rejoin, the company announced recently. The action follows a recent ceasefire …
Thu., Feb. 3, 2011
TV fans drop satellite, cable for options online
Count Jason and Theresa Kirchner among the recent converts to the cord-cutting movement. The Hayden couple decided to switch from traditional TV service to Web-based viewing, saying they wished they’d …
Wed., Feb. 2, 2011
Fox to air on satellite TV in time for football, but contract dispute isn’t over
Satellite TV viewers denied programs from Spokane’s Fox Network station, KAYU, will start seeing them today as both sides in a contract dispute called a four-week cease-fire in time for …
Tue., Feb. 1, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
DirecTV, KAYU reach temporary truce for Super Bowl
Satellite TV viewers denied programs from Spokane’s Fox Network station, KAYU, will start seeing them today as both sides in a contract dispute called a four-week cease fire, in time …
Sat., Jan. 22, 2011
Antennas sprout in blackout
A three-week blackout that’s kept some Eastern Washington and North Idaho TV viewers from watching Fox Network shows has sent many of them to local stores to snap up indoor …
Fri., Jan. 14, 2011, 6:28 p.m.
KHQ inks deal with DirecTV
KHQ-TV and DirecTV reached an agreement today that will keep Spokane’s NBC affiliate on the satellite provider’s channel lineup.
Tue., Jan. 4, 2011
DirecTV viewers lose Fox shows
A payment dispute between Spokane-based KAYU-TV and national satellite provider DirecTV has left viewers in the area distraught over not getting favorite shows. The blackout started at midnight New Year’s …
Sat., Jan. 1, 2011
KAYU no longer available on DirecTV
DirecTV said Friday evening that its customers in Spokane no longer will be able to view Fox affiliate KAYU-TV after midnight following the breakdown of negotiations between the company and …
Fri., Dec. 31, 2010, 6:29 p.m.
Local FOX affiliate, DirecTV talks break down
DirecTV said early this evening that its customers in Spokane no longer will be able to view Fox affiliate KAYU-TV after midnight following the breakdown of negotiations between the company …
Tue., Dec. 15, 2009
DirecTV sued over contracts
OLYMPIA – Customers of the nation’s largest satellite television service are being lured into long contracts they don’t understand with fees they don’t know they must pay, Washington Attorney General …
Mon., Dec. 14, 2009, 4:52 p.m.
Washington AG sues DirecTV over contracts
Customers of the nation’s largest satellite television service are being lured into long contracts they don’t understand with fees they don’t know they must pay, Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna …