News corp in 2016 consolidating the directv acquisition
The video entertainment component represented ~71.2% of the segment’s revenue stream during the quarter.
As you can see in the above graph, on a net basis, customer losses in AT&T’s U-verse video component expanded sequentially in 4Q15.
Also describes News' distinctive operating style and Murdoch's role in shaping the corporate culture. Third, what will be the impact of recent repeals of cross-ownership restrictions in the media industry on News Corp.'s competitive position vis-a-vis other major conglomerates?
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The ETF held a total of ~2.4% in AT&T (T), Verizon (VZ), Century Link (CTL), Frontier Communications (FTR), and Level 3 Communications (LVLT) at the end of December 2015.
Late last year, Comcast (CMCSA) stated that the AT&T–DIRECTV merger had created a significant competitor in the cable market, as it would allow AT&T (T) to offer bundled wireless services along with its cable services.
Comcast stated at a UBS (UBS) conference last year that the increased competition from the AT&T–DIRECTV merger was one of the reasons for its increased focus on deployment of its X1 video platform and its offering of its triple-play products according to market segmentation.