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directv (DTV) Details

DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment services in the United States and Latin America. The company acquires, promotes, sells, and distributes digital entertainment programming primarily through satellite to residential and commercial subscribers. It provides direct-to-home digital television services; and multi-channel video programming distribution (MVPD) services. The company also provides collection of programming in the MVPD industry, including approximately 195 high-definition (HD) and television channels, as well as two 3D channels; and offers video-on-demand (VOD) services under the DIRECTV CINEMA name, which provides a selection of approximately 12,000 movie and television programs to its broadband-connected subscribers. In addition, it provides professional and collegiate sports programming, such as the NFL SUNDAY TICKET package, which allows subscribers to view NFL games, as well as offers related broadband, HD, VOD, interactive, and mobile services. Further, it provides a selection digital-quality video entertainment and audio programming under the DIRECTV and SKY brands. Additionally, the company owns and operates two sports networks based in Denver, Colorado; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Seattle, Washington under the ROOT SPORTS brand. The company was formerly known as The DIRECTV Group, Inc. and changed its name to DIRECTV in May 2009. DIRECTV was founded in 1977 and is based in El Segundo, California. DIRECTV is a former subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation.

28,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/30/14
Founded in 1977

directv (DTV) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.7M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $842.8K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $930.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

directv (DTV) Key Developments

DIRECTV Announces Executive Changes

On July 23, 2014, John Murphy, Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of DIRECTV submitted his written resignation which will be effective August 14, 2014. Mr. Murphy is resigning to pursue other career opportunities. Patrick Doyle, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will also serve as Chief Accounting Officer upon Mr. Murphy's resignation. Mr. Doyle has served as Executive Vice President since October 2008 and as Chief Financial Officer since October 2007 when he was also appointed as Senior Vice President. Mr. Doyle also served as Treasurer from February 2012 until July 2012. He served as Treasurer, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of the company from June 2001 to October 2007.

DirecTV's Investor Sues to Block AT&T's Takeover Bid

An investor of DirecTV has sued to block the USD 48 billion takeover bid of AT&T, calling the offer 'inadequate.' Earlier, AT&T had said that it will pay USD 95 for each share of DirecTV, split between USD 28.50 in cash and the equivalent of USD 66.50 in stock.

AT&T, Inc., DIRECTV - M&A Call

To discuss about AT&T to acquire DIRECTV


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Price/Sales 1.4x
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Price/Cash Flow 7.8x
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