4. AT&T Entertainment Group (DirecTV)

Revenues 2016: $ 36.460 billion (€ 32.939 billion)

Overview

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DirecTV is the biggest Satellite-Pay-TV provider in the United States. In May, 2014 it was bought by AT&T in a deal worth $48.5 billion. 

General Information

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Headquarters:
DIRECTV
2260 E. Imperial Highway
El Segundo, CA 90245
www.directv.com

Financial year: 01.01 - 31.12

Founding year: 1990

 

Table I: Business performance, 2006-2013 ($ Mio.)
20162015*201420132012201120102009200820072006
Revenues36,46035,29433,62031,75429,74027,22624,10221,56519,69317,24614,755
Net income6,0952,0042,7562,8852,9492,6092,1989421,5211,4511,420
Employees268,000281,00031,700

 *Segment 'Entertainment Group' (after the purchase by AT&T)

Executives and Directors

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Management:

  • Randall L. Stephenson, Chairman & Executive Officer, AT&T
  • John Stankey, CEO, AT&T Entertainment Group, AT&T Services Inc.

 

Board of Directors AT&T:

  • Randall L. Stephenson, AT&T
  • Samuel A. Di Piazza, PricewaterhouseCooper
  • Richard W. Fisher, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
  • Scott T. Ford, Westrock Group
  • Glenn H. Hutchins, Silver Lake
  • William E. Kennard, The Carlyle Group
  • Michael B. McCallister, Humana Inc.
  • Beth E. Mooney, Key Corp.
  • Joyce M. Roche, Girls Incorporated
  • Matthew K. Rose, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC
  • Cynthia B. Taylor, Oil States International, Inc.
  • Laura D'Andrea Tyson, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley
  • Geoffrey Y. Yang, Redpoint Ventures

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