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Jeff Baumgartner

DirecTV to Offer NBC’s 4K Coverage From Rio

AT&T said it will offer a mix of enhancements and special features for NBCU’s coverage, including select 4K programming (for DirecTV subs) and a range of interactive “Mix” channels. ...

LeEco Nabs Vizio for $2B

In a deal that shakes up the TV market, China-based consumer tech giant LeEco has inked a $2 billion deal to acquire Vizio. ...

Roberts: ‘OTT Economics Are Unproven to Us’

Despite the rise of virtual MVPDs that can deliver services nationwide by going over-the-top, Comcast still believes that the most prudent business path is to grow its video sub base in-footprint. ...

Apple Boss Drops Hint About TV Plans

The well-worn rumors about Apple’s plans to launch a virtual pay TV service got a fresh coat of paint following the company’s Q3 earnings call Tuesday. ...

T-Mobile ‘Binge On’ Partners Exceed 100

T-Mobile said it has added 16 new video streaming services to Binge On, a controversial, optional service that gives mobile video in 480p resolution and exempts those streams from monthly usage caps. ...

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