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 8:26 AM. EDT 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 Michael Symon's Cleveland Hts home up for sale Parma Fire Department treats 3 family overdoses in same day Michael Symon brings charity Five Star Sensation back to CLE Outrage in Painesville after officer allegedly mistreats dying dog Battle over GOP Senate health care bill Chef Michael Symon selling Cleveland Heights home What's next for Meadowbrook Market Square Middletown councilman proposes '3 strikes' overdose policy Fairfield Alabama tornado damage 11 p.m. weather forecast for June 23, 2017 More Stories FORECAST | Tracking stormy conditions Feb 10, 2017, 8:37 a.m. Rob Portman asked Twitter for its thoughts on the… Jun 23, 2017, 9:05 p.m. Family of 3 overdoses on same day in Parma Jun 23, 2017, 5:51 p.m.