Cory Booker: The Size Of Tech Giants Threatens Free Markets
Cory Booker: The size of tech giants threatens free markets
AT&T said Tuesday that it now has nearly 500,000 subscribers in its Internet-based DirecTV Now video service. That comes amid continued losses in its traditional DirecTV video service.
DirecTV Now also faces a host of Internet-based competition, including Hulu, Dish Networks’ Sling, Sony’s PlayStation Vue and Google’s YouTube TV. Sling leads the back, according to Ad Age, with an estimated 1.7 million subscribers, while Sony has around 450,000. Nielsen said earlier today it plans to start counting Hulu and YouTube TV along with the other leading TV services.
Earnings up, Revenue down: Overall, AT&T posted per-share earnings 79 cents, a nickel ahead …