Dish, DirecTV shares up on merger rumours


Shares in US satellite pay TV companies DirecTV and Dish Networks have spiked after rumours of a merger between the pair emerged this week. Following… Read more

Cable’s ties that bind

Kate Bulkley

For pay TV operators, cord cutting is like a difficult breakup, but what can they do to win back the affections of wayward viewers, asks… Read more

Technicolor extends DirecTV set-top deal

French technology company Technicolor has signed a three-year extension to its deal with US satellite TV operator DirecTV.          Under the agreement,… Read more

Malone says cable companies should unite for Hulu bid

John Malone

US MSOs should join forces to make a bid for Hulu, according to Liberty Media boss John Malone. The influential media executive was speaking to… Read more

Race for Hulu narrows


Two outright bidders remain in the battle to take control of Hulu with a third offering to take a stake in the business, according to… Read more

Bidders line up for Hulu deadline

Bidders including DirecTV and AT&T in partnership with Peter Chernin are still said to be in the running for Hulu, ahead of the VOD services’… Read more

DirecTV reportedly among US$1bn-plus bidders for Hulu

US pay TV provider DirecTV is one of three bidders offering upwards of US$1 billion (€764 million) to acquire US video-on-demand site Hulu, according to… Read more

DirecTV the latest company linked to Hulu

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US pay TV platform DirecTV is the latest company to be linked with a move for Hulu. The pay TV company has reportedly been interested… Read more