• Seoul Broadcasting System Delivers 24-Hour-a-Day Korean Programming to the U.S. EL SEGUNDO, Calif, Oct. 4, 2005 DIRECTV (NYSE: DTV) continues to expand its international programming lineup with the addition of Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS), a top-rated Korean network that is now available exclusively to DIRECTV’s WorldDirect™ customers. DIRECTV will offer SBS programming,...

  • Viewers Place Text Messages on Channel to Reconnect with People Separated by the Hurricane EL SEGUNDO, Calif, Sept. 2, 2005 – Channel Also Provides Vital Information to Refugees in Shelters and Viewers Nationwide on Hurricane Katrina Relief Effort DIRECTV has launched a dedicated 24/7 “Hurricane Katrina Information” channel that is providing vital...

  • Offers “Immaculate Reception” for Football Fans; New Premium Tier Features Eight Games on One Screen, Red Zone Channel, Single Games in 30 Minutes and More Than 100 HD Games EL SEGUNDO, Calif, Aug. 1, 2005 For NFL fans who dream of Sundays saturated with football coverage in high-definition, multiple games on one...

  • DIRECTV to Deliver Exclusive First Look at New Primetime Television Shows from Broadcast and Premium Networks EL SEGUNDO, Calif, July 25, 2005 — Every fall, with great anticipation, TV fans around the country look forward to the beginning of the new season of television programs from the broadcast and premium networks. This...

  • Raid Takes Down Web Site; DIRECTV Also to Seek Contempt Citation EL SEGUNDO, Calif.,July 12, 2005 – DIRECTV (NYSE:DTV) has filed a lawsuit in a Canadian court against a well known signal thief who flouted a permanent injunction order imposed last year to stop selling piracy technology used to steal DIRECTV programming....

  • ARCHOS Completes Strategic Alliance with EchoStar; Partnership Includes EchoStar Investment in ARCHOS and Brings Industry-Leading Portable Digital Video Recorder Products to EchoStar’s DISH Network Customers IRVINE, Calif. & IGNY, France, June 23, 2005 — ARCHOS SA, a global consumer electronics manufacturer and leader in portable digital entertainment solutions, announced today it has...

  • DISH Network Expands High-Definition Package with Addition of VOOM Programming; Lineup Will Include 10 Original VOOM HD Channels EchoStar Communications Corporation (Nasdaq:DISH) announced that its DISH Network™ satellite TV service will expand its high-definition television (HDTV) package by adding 10 original VOOM HD networks, expected to be available May 1, 2005. With...

  • DIRECTV’s Spaceway F1 Satellite Launches New Era in High-Definition Programming; Next Generation Satellite Will Initiate Historic Expansion of DIRECTV Programming EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 26, 2005 — DIRECTV advanced toward its goal of offering local digital and high-definition channels to every household in America with the successful launch this morning of Spaceway...

  • VOOM DOOM: DIRECTV Tosses Lifeline to VOOM Customers; Limited Time Offer Includes $200 Mail-in Rebate Applied Toward DIRECTV HD or DIRECTV HD DVR Receivers EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 22, 2005 — VOOM customers, despairing over the loss of their HD service, which goes dark at the end of this month, have been...

  • Federal Court Grants Summary Judgment Against California-based SD Logic Technologies El Segundo, CA Mar 29, 2005 — DIRECTV, Inc., announced today that U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner for the Central District of California, awarded the company $21.7 million in damages in a lawsuit it filed against SD Logic Technologies, Inc., and...

  • I came across this U.K. news recently about United Kingdom. UK satellite TV broadcast provider, Sky TV is hoping to start a loyalty program for their subscribers by using a currently-empty smartcard slot in their set-top boxes. Say, for instance, you’re a serious Comedy Central addict. You could be rewarded in a...

  • Have you ever been curious why your satellite TV picture remains clear during thunderstorms and bad weather? Smooth reception regardless to the weather change is one of the best satellite TV advantages and yet very few people out there are talking about this. Make a search through the net, everyone is talking...

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