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News Scan: Apple to sell 39M iPhones in Q2; NFL Sunday Ticket to AT&T mobile customers?; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 10, including the projected sales of the iPhone in the second quarter, how AT&T wants to leverage NFL Sunday Ticket in its bundle deals, why clouds are rising in Europe, the content increase for Chinese smartphone makers and the expected greenhouse emissions for mobile devices.

The DirecTV and AT&T merger: So many questions, so few answers

As I take over the helm here at  FierceContentManagement  from my buddy Ron Miller, I find it somewhat serendipitous that one of the major business stories this week concerns two (and a half) things near and dear to my heart. Mobile devices and what content this way comes.

AT&T, DirecTV merger will reignite 'regulated duopolies' issue

In a market where Internet value can be tuned up or down and prices can be tuned to match, you don't need to be a monopoly to prosper.

Mobility will be key to AT&T's $49B acquisition of DirecTV

Mobility will be a key aspect of AT&T's $49 billion acquisition of satellite TV provider DirecTV, company executives said during a conference call about the transaction on Monday. 

DirecTV adding voice search to Android, iOS apps this summer

DirecTV is integrating voice search technologies into its applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, promising to make it easier for subscribers to find programming they want to watch.

DirecTV CEO confirms interest in Hulu bid

DirecTV CEO Michael White confirms the satellite TV provider is one of several potential suitors that could acquire digital video service Hulu from media conglomerates News Corp., Disney and Comcast.

DirecTV expands HBO Go programming to iOS and Android

Broadcast satellite service provider DirecTV will extend Time Warner-owned HBO Go and MAX Go online video services to the iOS and Android mobile operating systems later this year, offering

DirecTV's iPhone scheduler app exceeds 1 million downloads

Satellite television provider DirecTV announced that its free DVR Scheduler application for the iPhone and iPod touch has surpassed the 1 million App Store download benchmark less than a year after

NFL, DirecTV to offer Sunday Ticket package on mobile

The National Football League and broadcast satellite service provider DirecTV are poised to offer their complete Sunday Ticket live NFL games package to mobile subscribers. Gridiron fans who pay $280

DirecTV app for iPhone tops 100K downloads in four days

Satellite television provider DirecTV announced its fledgling DVR Scheduler App for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch devices topped the 100,000 download benchmark within four days of its March 30 debut,