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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in HBO's "Ballers."

AT&T’s CEO compared Netflix to Walmart, while calling HBO the ‘Tiffany’ of streaming services in reference to the luxury jewelr...

AT&T CEO and chairman Randall Stephenson compared HBO to Tiffany jewelry and Netflix to Walmart at a Goldman Sachs conference on Wednesday.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson on stage at the 2018 Code conference.

By buying media companies, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson thinks cable providers can fend off internet rivals

Netflix, YouTube TV and other streaming-video services have changed the pay-TV sector. But can buying struggling film and TV companies really help AT&T fix its problem?

AT&T is using the growing power of Silicon Valley to justify its acquisition of Time Warner

AT&T is ironically using the growing power of Silicon Valley giants like Netflix and Amazon to justify its acquisition of Time Warner

AT&T is making big moves to dominate the future of TV, but it’s been slowed by setbacks

AT&T is trying to imagine a future when your smartphone is the center of the entertainment universe, and taking active steps to get there.

Time Warner hits 52-week high after FCC chairman says he doesn’t expect to review the AT&T merger

Time Warner stock hit a 52-week high after Ajit Pai, Trump's FCC chairman, said he didn't think his agency would review its $85 billion merger with AT&T.

AT&T CEO says he won’t need to spin off CNN for the $85 billion Time Warner merger to go through

Randall Stephenson says spinning off CNN would make no difference in the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner.

AT&T CEO says you’ll eventually spend over half your waking life watching video

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is quite optimistic about video, and thinks you'll be watching it nine hours a day, eventually.

This chart shows how tiny the margins will be on AT&T’s new $35 streaming TV service

This chart from Deutsche Bank shows the margins on DirecTV Now, AT&T's new streaming TV service that gives you 100+ channels for $35 per month

Here’s what AT&T is saying to doubters of its plan to buy Time Warner for $85 billion

AT&T sees this as a vertical integration since the two companies don't compete.

This is AT&T’s strategy to conquer the future of TV

DirecTV Now, a live TV streaming service, will target the 20 million US "cord-nevers," but the company plans for it to be the primary TV platform by 2020.