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DirecTV's rumored interest in Hulu would enhance its broadband, content offerings

DirecTV has become the latest service provider that is reportedly interested in purchasing online video purveyor Hulu for $1 billion.

America Movil Q4 revenues down 1% amidst 1.4 million gain in broadband RGUs

America Movil reported on Wednesday that Q4 2012 revenues dropped 1.1 percent sequentially to MXN 198 billion (USD 15.6 billion) despite seeing strong gains in both wireless and pay-TV service.

Vivendi gets 4 offers for its GVT unit

Vivendi's Global Village Telecom (GVT) has now attracted the interest of three Latin American satellite and cable operators: DirecTV, Liberty Global and America Movil as well as a consortium of private equity companies.

Vivendi wants $8.9B for GVT

Vivendi on Friday revealed it would like to receive €7 billion ($8.9 billion) for its Brazilian-based wireline unit Global Village Telecom (GVT). According to a Reuters report citing two unnamed sources close to the situation, four companies may be interested in purchasing GVT.

DirecTV interested in Vivendi's GVT unit

If Vivendi is interested in selling its Global Village Telecom (GVT) Brazilian phone company, DirecTV is interested in bidding for it as a way to bolster its already strong Latin American presence, two sources familiar with the matter have said.

AT&T video services lead J.D. Power customer satisfaction study, but cable wins with voice

In the ever-raging battle for the wireline video consumer, J.D. Power's annual customer satisfaction survey of pay TV subscribers shows that telcos and satellite providers like AT&T (NYSE: T) and

Verizon eliminates contracts, simplifies pricing for DSL bundles

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) is once again trying to lure new subscribers to its DSL service to compete with cable by eliminating contract fees and simplifying their bundle packages. Looking to simplify its

Qwest retunes its television stance in Colorado

Qwest (NYSE: Q) may be one of the forgotten-about telco tv market pioneers in its previous life as US West--an effort it shut down in late 2008 with the closing of its VDSL-based Choice TV

CenturyLink adds DirecTV satellite service to video lineup

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has opted to put DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) into its television lineup, a move that replaces its ongoing relationship with Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH). Other than noting that it

AT&T's Stephenson: business services, video will boost wireline business

While much of the attention on AT&T's (NYSE: T) earnings report this Thursday will be focused on wireless growth, the ILEC's wireline business will also be under the financial analyst's