Verizon Bundles DirecTV Into Its Telecom Offerings
Verizon Communications [VZ] today became the latest phone company to bundle its services with DirecTV direct-to-home satellite television service offered by The DirecTV Group [DTV]. Verizon will be offering discounts to subscribers on their DirecTV bills each month if they purchase the DirecTV service through Verizon. BellSouth earlier this week announced a similar service deal with DirecTV.
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