Analysis: Is DirecTV Verizon's next video play?

Verizon Communications' brass has made it clear that video is an essential component for the telecom, which has The Wall Street Journal pondering the positives of Verizon's snapping up DirecTV. "Buying DirecTV would catapult Verizon to the No. 2 spot behind Comcast. It would help with [Ivan] Seidenberg's plan, mentioned Sept. 17, to bundle video with wireless phone service," writes Martin Peers.

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