Topic: satellite operator

DirecTV

Deeper Dive—Who would buy DirecTV?

Elliott Management this week dropped a real conversation starter on AT&T when it called for the company to divest assets, including DirecTV, the satellite provider AT&T paid $67 billion for just four years ago.

Deeper Dive—Dark clouds descend on DirecTV

For a long time now, quarterly earnings season has practically been guaranteed to be a bad time for the DirecTV brand. But this round of results has been particularly brutal for AT&T’s satellite operator.