AT&T 8K: DirecTV synergies will be $1.6 billion by 3 years


AT&TWhile AT&T has yet to submit the deal proposal to the FCC, a recent 8-K filing with the SEC says it expects its proposed merger with DirecTV to will amount to more than $1.6 million in synergies in the first three years. Here’s what AT&T says–in a Q&A list–that will prompt the FCC and DOJ to approve the deal, based on a strong consumer bundle offering, programming costs savings between AT&T U-verse-DirecTV, the use of AT&T stores and other complementary strengths between the companies:

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Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.