Close AT&T buys DirecTV for $48.5 billion | USA NOW AT&T agreed Sunday to buy DirecTV for about $48.5 billion in yet another mammoth deal between telecom giants. The companies could face regulatory hurdles before the deal is approved. WKYC 7:26 AM. EST May 19, 2014 JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Police seek suspect who struck, killed Cleveland officer WKYC Breaking Live Video Celebrity Apprentice donation to Cle Clinic Cleveland officer struck, killed on I-90 West Ways to Save: Big Screen, Big Game TV Bargain Police look for Camry that killed Cleveland officer $2 million dirt bike park gets green light GM laying off 1,250 Lordstown workers Cleveland officer struck on I-90 West Lebron James' backed pizza coming to Canton More Stories Man arrested after Cleveland officer killed on I-90 Jan 24, 2017, 6:04 a.m. Cleveland police salute body of fallen officer David Fahey Jan 24, 2017, 12:10 p.m. Suspect vehicle from deadly hit-and-run found in… Jan 24, 2017, 11:07 a.m.