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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 Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Lollipop Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Lollipop Edition

Allow me to apologize for the very tardy nature of this online video news round up article. I've been dealing with an unexpected illness, and couldn't get it completed until now. We'll be back on our normal schedule for the article next weekend. Well, last …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Google Plus Stampede Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Google Plus Stampede Edition

Seems like just a handful of major companies dominated the past week in online video. There were numerous stories and opinions about the public launch of Google Plus. Netflix prompted headlines galore with a huge announcement, and questions continued to surround the possible sale and …

DirecTV Nomad Brings DVR Content to Mobile Devices

DirecTV Nomad Brings DVR Content to Mobile Devices

DirecTV is set to release the DirecTV Nomad "soon", a device that will allow subscribers to push their DVR'd content out to their mobile devices. The Nomad will cost around $150 and not have a subscription fee which is not such a bad deal if …

Hulu May Not Sell After All If New Bids Don’t Impress

Hulu May Not Sell After All If New Bids Dont Impress

The Hulu auction seems to be faltering. Microsoft is said to have stepped away, as did Yahoo! Collusion on their parts? After all, they do collude on many other things already. Nah, it was probably that whole thing about the CEO getting fired which, Occam's …

Google Makes Huge Bid For Hulu – Asking For More Than Hulu Is Offering

Google Makes Huge Bid For Hulu   Asking For More Than Hulu Is Offering

According to All Things Digital, Hulu is still pondering and discussing the various bids placed by interested new owners. These companies include Yahoo!, Amazon, DirecTV, and Google. But it seems Google is playing by its own set of auction rules, offering a much higher number …

Is Apple A Last-Minute Contender In The Hulu Sweepstakes?

Is Apple A Last Minute Contender In The Hulu Sweepstakes?

While the online video world continues to wait for news on the potential acquisition of streaming video site Hulu, there's not much left for the web's journalists to do but speculate. The latest theory gaining some ground is the idea that Hulu's buyer won't end …

Cable Companies Lose Customers To Online Video, But Cord Cutting Still A Long Way Off

Cable Companies Lose Customers To Online Video, But Cord Cutting Still A Long Way Off

Some reports say cord-cutting is a myth. Having recently moved into a place and assessed my options, I would agree, because the pay TV companies are keeping consumers hostage thanks to licenses with major sports leagues and premium channels like HBO. For example, the only …

Bids For Hulu Expected Tomorrow From Google, Amazon, Yahoo, & DirecTV

Bids For Hulu Expected Tomorrow From Google, Amazon, Yahoo, & DirecTV

Hulu is still for sale, and as of yet, has not been purchased by anyone. You might remember that those companies interested in acquiring Hulu were reportedly expected to turn their bids in on Wednesday of this week. However, according to the Hollywood reporter, those …

Bids For Hulu Due Tomorrow, Google & Amazon Lead Suitors

Bids For Hulu Due Tomorrow, Google & Amazon Lead Suitors

For a good few weeks there, the web media world was all abuzz with the news of the possible sale of Hulu. We speculated on who the potential buyers might be, with reports suggesting everyone from Google to Yahoo might be involved in negotiations. And …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Business Video Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Business Video Edition

It's a crazy, fast-paced world. At least… it is for everyone that I know. We have work, family obligations, errands, emails, church, grocery shopping, little league, and… well, you get the idea. Everyone's busy. And when that happens, it can be easy for a piece …

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