Cord Cutting This Week #177 – Are DIRECTV’s Days Numbered? Netflix Emergency Alerts, Free HBO MAX, & More





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Today Luke takes a look at some of the biggest stories in the world of cord cutting. Including AT&T Wants to Move DIRECTV Customers to Streaming, Password Sharing, HBO MAX, & More.

Story #1 AT&T Wants to Move DIRECTV Customers to Streaming Services Like AT&T TV & HBO Max

Story #2 New Legislation Would Require Streaming to Provide Emergency Alerts

Story #3 HBO Max Will Be Free for AT&T Customers with HBO Subscriptions

Story #4 Dish is Moving Forward With Plans to Build a 5G Internet Network

Story #5 Spectrum & Fox Team Up to Crack Down on Piracy & Password Sharing

Story #6 AT&T Has Reportedly Lost Over 1 Million TV Subscribers In Just 3 Months From DIRECTV, AT&T TV NOW, & U-verse TV

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