Disney looking at MVPD merger impact


DisneyDisney is evaluating how the planned merger of AT&T and DirecTV will affect its business, according to Jay Rasulo, Disney CFO. The $48.5 billion AT&T-DirecTV deal and Comcast’s $45 billion plan to acquire Time Warner Cable, involve four of the biggest programming buyers, potentially giving them more clout in content negotiations.

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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.