So, it is time to … what? Start over? "New DirecTV" is the sort of new, now somewhat separate company valued at $16.25 billion … down "slightly" from the almost $50 billion AT&T paid for DirecTV in 2015. That's not exactly a surprise given that over last year's 4thQ, AT&T lost some 617k premium (DirecTV + U-verse) subscribers as well as 27k OTT subs.
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