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AT&T clinches deal purchasing DirecTV

US telecommunications giant AT&T (NYSE: T – news) clinched a deal Sunday to acquire broadcast satellite service provider DirecTV (Frankfurt: DIG1.F – news) for nearly $50 billion. Shareholders are set to receive $95 per share under the terms of the merger, including $28.50 per share in cash and $66.50 per…

Report: AT&T negotiating to buy DirecTV for about $50 billion

(Reuters) – AT&T Inc is in advanced talks to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for about $100 per share, or roughly $50 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. The two companies are working toward a deal announcement as soon as within the next two weeks and…