AT&T to offer $50 billion for DirecTV Posted on Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 2:09 pm. PTWritten by Jim Dalrymple That is just an insane amount of money. DanielSw I think they want the spectrum! That’s almost priceless these days. Moeskido Fewer choices, lower quality, higher prices. Innovation. DigitizedSociety Yet they charge $35 for 6mbps Moeskido Compared to what? DigitizedSociety I meant “Yep they charge $35 for 6mbps”.In my region TimeWarner charges $35 for 15mbps Moeskido “Here’s a shit sandwich. Ain’t it great?” Un-san Remember when AOL bough Time Warner for $162 billion? Good times. Joseph Blake Given the amount of cash that DirecTV generates, it’s not that bad out of whack. DigitizedSociety NFL Sunday Ticket.