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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'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

Vixs Systems Inc. Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against DIRECTV

ViXS Systems Inc. on April 17 filed a patent infringement lawsuit against DIRECTV, claiming that satellite receivers and other devices currently used for receiving DIRECTV's service infringe on its patents. The satellite TV company said in a May 12 Form 10-Q filing that it is in the process of evaluating the claims. In addition, ViXS Systems submitted to the International Trade Commission a request to commence an investigation regarding its patent claims against DIRECTV and certain companies alleged to be manufacturers of devices for DIRECTV. Meanwhile, during the first quarter, DIRECTV Argentina entered into an agreement regarding its litigation with Sociedad Argentina de Gestion de Actores Interpretes, or SAGAI, which sued the DIRECTV unit in 2009 over the payment of performance rights fees. DIRECTV Argentina and SAGAI agreed to settle all claims for the time period up to Dec. 31, 2013, and came to terms on a rate to be paid going forward.


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