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April 7, 2014
09:07 EDTDTV, HLTDirecTV, Hilton announce new in-room strategic supplier agreement
Hilton (HLT) and DirecTV (DTV) are joining forces to deliver TV service to more than half a million hotel guest rooms across the U.S. This new agreement will make DIRECTV a television supplier for providing enriching in-room entertainment experiences at Hilton properties. The two companies are also making future plans to enable members of Hilton HHonors, the guest loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s ten distinct hotel brands, to earn free stays or HHonors points when they sign up for qualifying DIRECTV service at home. Guests will be able to find the new offering at participating Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton properties in the U.S. this year.
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July 6, 2015
15:32 EDTDTVFCC decision on AT&T, DirecTV deal still 'few days' away, CTFN says
The Federal Communications Commission is expected to clear AT&T's (T) deal for DirecTV (DTV), but will be a “few more days” before the review is completed and the conditions that will be imposed remain unclear, according to CTFN, citing a source close to the matter. Reference Link
06:26 EDTHLTFTC: Hotels not required to add resort fees to advertised rates, L.A. Times says
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July 1, 2015
15:23 EDTDTVDISH's Ergen awaits AT&T-DirecTV approval before more T-Mobile talks, FBN says
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13:57 EDTDTVAT&T-DirecTV deal set to be cleared by U.S. antitrust officials, Bloomberg says
AT&T’s (T) proposed $48.5B deal to buy DirecTV (DTV) is slated to be cleared by U.S. antitrust officials without any conditions, Bloomberg reports, citing a personal familiar with the deliberations by the Justice Department. The merger still requires approval from the FCC, which may demand concessions such as following net neutrality rules, the report says. Reference Link
June 30, 2015
18:11 EDTDTVAT&T, DirecTV merger may get U.S. approval next week, Reuters says
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08:02 EDTHLTCanopy by Hilton plans first hotel in Iceland's capital
Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s new hotel brand that redefines the lifestyle hotel category, and Icelandair Hotels have unveiled plans for Canopy’s first hotel in Iceland’s capital -- Reykjavik. "Canopy Reykjavik City Centre" is expected to be the first hotel globally to open in the brand’s portfolio, which launched in October 2014.
June 29, 2015
17:25 EDTDTVAT&T, DirecTV elect to further extend merger termination date
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15:32 EDTDTVDoubtful that FCC votes on AT&T, DirecTV deal this week, CTFN says
Sources said it is looking "increasingly doubtful" that the FCC will vote this week on the proposed merger between AT&T (T) and DirecTV (DTV), according to CTFinancialNews. Reference Link
June 23, 2015
05:41 EDTDTVAT&T upgraded to Buy from Neutral at UBS
UBS analyst John Hodulik upgraded AT&T (T) to Buy citing an attractive valuation at current share levels. Hodulik expects the phone giant's core domestic wireless business to show "meaningful improvement" in Q2. He also thinks financial benefits from the DirecTV (DTV) acquisition are being underappreciated by the market. Hodulik raised his price target for AT&T shares to $42 from $34. The stock was also upgraded this morning by Barclays analyst Amir Rozwadowski. AT&T shares closed yesterday up 5c to $35.04.
05:35 EDTDTVAT&T upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Amir Rozwadowski upgraded AT&T (T) to Overweight saying earnings estimates should move higher following the close of the DirecTV (DTV) acquisition. After visiting AT&T's headquarters, Rozwadowski believes synergies from the deal are "too material to ignore." He raised his price target for AT&T shares to $39 from $34. The stock closed yesterday up 5c to $35.04.

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