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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 Enters into New 8-Year Deal with Nfl Worth About $12 Billion

DirecTV announced that it has signed a new 8-year deal with the NFL that is worth about $12 billion. Based on the terms of the new agreement, the company will continue to hold exclusive rights to carry NFL Sunday Ticket and its package of Sunday afternoon games. The company will also hold rights to stream NFL Sunday Ticket on mobile devices and via broadband.

DIRECTV Renews NFL Sunday Ticket Rights

The NFL and DIRECTV have extended and expanded the satellite TV operator's exclusive rights to carry NFL SUNDAY TICKET through a new multiyear agreement. The NFL and DIRECTV have extended and expanded the satellite TV operator's exclusive rights to carry NFL SUNDAY TICKET through a new multiyear agreement, thus securing a key requirement for the satellite pay TV operator's pending acquisition by AT&T Inc. The new agreement, announced Oct. 1, expands DIRECTV's rights to stream NFL SUNDAY TICKET live on mobile devices and via broadband. Specific terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

DIRECTV Announces Change of Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

On September 12, 2014, Steven Adams was named as Senior Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of DIRECTV effective immediately. Mr. Adams, age 44, succeeded to the role of Chief Accounting Officer from Patrick Doyle, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, who had assumed responsibility as Chief Accounting Officer on an interim basis. Mr. Adams has served as vice president and general auditor of DIRECTV since November 2011, responsible for leading the Company's internal audit function. Prior to that, Mr. Adams was vice president of financial reporting and analysis for DIRECTV beginning in January 2008.


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