SPOTLIGHT: AT&T expands Dish, drops DirecTV


AT&T has starting selling Dish Network (formerly EchoStar DISH) satellite TV service exclusively in the nine-state former BellSouth region. The move follows last year's announcement from AT&T that it would end the long-standing arrangement under which BellSouth and later AT&T re-sold DirecTV in the southeast. At one point, AT&T was rumored to be interested in acquiring EchoStar, but that talk seems to have faded.

For more:
- see this story from the Associated Press

Suggested Articles

Amazon is putting the loss of the $10 billion Pentagon JEDI cloud contract squarely on the shoulders of President Trump, according to a filing.

Ericsson announced late Friday afternoon that it had agreed to pay $1.06 billion in fines to U.S. regulators after pleading guilty to bribery charges.

Amid a reorganization effort, Cisco is losing two key executives, including a former CIO and its top data center sales leader.