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AP Exclusive: AT&T under pressure to defy Maduro’s censors

Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC. DirecTV, which is wholly owned by AT&T, quickly obliged, yanking the two networks off the ...

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AP Exclusive: AT&T under pressure to defy Maduro’s censors

Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC. DirecTV, which is wholly owned by AT&T, quickly obliged, yanking the two networks off the ...

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Comcast wins appeal of FCC’s cable market-share limit

Comcast Corp., the biggest U.S. cable-television provider, won a legal victory as a court threw out a rule limiting cable companies to 30 percent of the market. The Federal Communications Commission failed to fully consider competition from companies such as ...

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DirecTV and Charter settle lawsuit over ads

DirecTV and Charter Communications reached a settlement late Tuesday in a legal tussle over some of the satellite television company’s ads. Charter had objected in a lawsuit to DirecTV ads highlighting the cable company’s bankruptcy. Terms of the settlement are ...

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DirecTV, Charter reach settlement over ads

DirecTV and Charter Communications reached a settlement Tuesday night in a legal tussle over some of the satellite television company's ads. The two sides filed a notice of settlement Wednesday but included no details on the terms. A judge in May had ordered DirecTV to temporarily pull some of the ads that highlighted St. Louis-based Charter's bankruptcy. In its lawsuit, Charter had said the ads were false and deceptive.

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DirecTV, Charter reach settlement over ads

DirecTV and Charter Communications reached a settlement Tuesday night in a legal tussle over some of the satellite television company’s ads. The two sides filed a notice of settlement Wednesday but included no details on the terms. A judge in May had ...

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DirecTV ordered to pull ads

A federal judge ordered DirecTV on Wednesday to pull some, but not all, of its disputed ads in response to litigation by St. Louis-based Charter Communications. Charter filed a federal lawsuit on Monday alleging that competitor DirecTV has sent mailers and run print and radio advertisements claiming Charter is in trouble because it filed for bankruptcy. Charter says the bankruptcy is simply restructuring its finances, that service to customers is not affected and that the ads are false and deceptive. DirectTV will be able to keep this billboard, on I-70 near downtown St. Louis.

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Updated: Hearing delayed in Charter case

A hearing to consider Charter Communications’ request to force competitor DirecTV to pull some ads has been delayed for a day. Charter filed a federal lawsuit on Monday alleging that DirecTV has sent mailers and run print and radio advertisements ...

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