DirecTV News

DirecTV Satellite in Danger of Exploding and Must Be Moved

A satellite operated by AT&T Inc.’s DirecTV unit is in danger of exploding and needs to be moved away from an orbital zone occupied by other big communications satellites. There’s “a significant risk” that battery cells aboard Spaceway-1 could burst, …

WeatherChannel, DirecTV Fight Rages On

A sudden change in the weather means real money for Paul Falavolito. When a snowstorm rolls in, the chief of a small, non-profit ambulance service in White Oak, Pa., has to keep paramedics in ambulance bays longer. If there’s a …

Weather Channel Says Public Safety at Heart of Contract Dispute

The Weather Channel asked its viewers Saturday to urge Congress to intervene in its business dispute with DirecTV, arguing that it can harm public safety if the satellite system pulls the network off the air for nearly 20 million viewers. …