The service, which will include HBO shows and Warner movies, will put AT&T into direct competition with rivals like Netflix, Disney and Amazon.
Warner Bros., HBO and Turner Broadcasting must ensure that diverse actors and crew members are “considered” for jobs. Progress will be reported annually.
“It’s going to be a tough year,” the AT&T veteran John Stankey said in a candid talk with HBO’s chief executive, Richard Plepler, and network employees.
John Stankey, a 30-year veteran of AT&T, will now oversee the rechristened WarnerMedia after the telecom company’s acquisition of Time Warner.