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FCC gives green light for AT&T spinoff of pay-TV business

Tuesday 20 July 2021 | 09:58 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved the spinoff by AT&T of its US video business unit, made up of its DirecTV, AT&T TV and U-verse video services, together with TPG Capital, NextTV reported. The approval is not conditional. The FCC will not require the new company, to be called New DirecTV, to deliver local TV station signals to the 12 smallest market, as broadcast associations had asked. Nor will the commission apply any programme carriage conditions to the deal.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: AT&T / DirecTV / FCC / HBO / TPG
Countries: United States
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