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DirecTV, branded as DIRECTV, is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider and broadcaster based in El Segundo, California. Its satellite service, launched on June 17, 1994, transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, Ibero-America, and the Anglophone Caribbean. Its primary competitors are Dish Network and cable television providers. At the end of 2011, DirecTV had 19.89 million subscribers.
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The Week In Video: Popstar Cats, NFL And The First Vine Movie

The Week In Video: Popstar Cats, NFL And The First Vine Movie

As ever, it's been a news packed week in the world of video. There's the first crowdsourced full length Vine movie in the works, the NFL Sunday Ticket might just be coming to YouTube in 2014 and Kevin Spacey thinks the television industry should raise its game to compete with VOD content.

A Non-Average Month of Personal Online Video Viewing - Chris Adds it Up

A Non Average Month of Personal Online Video Viewing   Chris Adds it Up

I took all of July and tracked how much online video viewing I was doing to see how I stacked up against the alleged average users in reports from comScore and Nielsen. It might have been an odd month as I had discovered a lot ...

Weekly Online Video News Round Up - August 4th 2012

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   August 4th 2012

Another week in the books and that means a whole new news round up for what's hot and who's what in online video. So without further ado, on with the show, er... article.

Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Scorched Earth Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Scorched Earth Edition

After a brief respite from triple digit temperatures up here in Milwaukee, they've returned. Blah! So what better reason to stay inside and watch online video or read about what's gone on in the industry this week, right? Well here's a quick look at some ...

DirecTV Viacom Dispute Creates New Opportunities for Online Video & More News [Reel Web #48]

DirecTV Viacom Dispute Creates New Opportunities for Online Video & More News [Reel Web #48]

On this week's Reel Web we take a look at the dispute between DirecTV and Viacom and what this could mean for online video.  Additionally we review some new educational features that YouTube is rolling out as well as an interesting advertising model that will ...

Could Online Video Viewers Benefit From TV's Carriage Fee Wars?

Could Online Video Viewers Benefit From TVs Carriage Fee Wars?

Did you know there's a carriage fee war going on? DirecTV dropped all of Viacom's channels and had a banner running on July 11th stating that Viacom wanted consumers to pay $1B more in fees to keep the channels. Viacom for their part said that ...

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why It's Such a Squiggly Mess

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why Its Such a Squiggly Mess

The future of television, as Roku Founder and CEO Anthony Wood sees it, is not as futuristic as you'd think, where we'll be able to watch every movie ever made, in any language, day or night. Wood says the future is getting close. I caught ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - KONY Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   KONY Edition

In the hustle and bustle of the work week and the weekend, it’s entirely possible you missed a big news story in the online video world. I know I did. So each week we go through and find the best of our own ReelSEO stories, ...

DirecTV Finds Their Niche With Funny Anti-Cable Ads, And Charlie Sheen

DirecTV Finds Their Niche With Funny Anti Cable Ads, And Charlie Sheen

For a couple of months now, DirecTV has had a campaign poking fun at cable by presenting far-reaching and over-the-top scenarios where your life becomes a trash heap because you have cable.  For some of you, there is no difference between a satellite provider and ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Silverback Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Silverback Edition

The first week of 2012 proved to be a strong one in the world of online video, as the new year did nothing to slow down the clever brands and amateurs piling up the views with creative videos. This week we have a few bloopers ...

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