What is DirecTV?
DirecTV is engaged in satellite television broadcast business and serves over 32 million customers in the United States and Latin America. The company commenced its business on 20th of December 1985. The former name of the company was Hughes Electronics Corporation and in the year 1990, it adopted the name DirecTV. The company released its television service on 17th of June 17 1994 to serve the residential customers. At that time, the hardware parts are offered by Digital Equipment Corporation along with Matrixx Marketing offers support service and Dbs Systems helps to produce the software for billing. It took possession over PRIMESTAR in April, 1999 and USSB in May, 1999 to expand the business operations. The television services are broadcasted to the subscribers with the help of satellite transmissions. On the receiving end, the antennas catch the signals transmitted over the wireless channel and display on the television screen. The head office of the company is situated in California, United States. The BBB accredited company operates three subsidiaries: DIRECTV US, DIRECTV Latin America and DirecTV Sports Networks. It also listed on the Nasdaq Exchange under the sign DTV. The company also owns some of the shares in Game Show Network and Mlb Network and also managed regional sports networks like Root Sports Northwest, Root Sports Southwest, Root Sports Rocky Mountain and others.
DirecTV provides over 284 channels with over 184 (High-Definition) HD channels through Dolby-Digital 5.1 theater-quality audio service. It provides access for the customers to watch favorite movies and shows at home on TV, laptop, tablet, and Mobile
phone. Its programing is used to deliver the services at residential areas, airports, hotels, automobiles, restaurants, hospitals, airplanes and much more. The company provides AUDIENCE Network television service for the customers through Nbc
to create and broadcast 3 seasons of the Emmy Award-winning series Friday Night Lights. It has a large collection of sports programming such as, Nfl
SUNDAY TICKET, NHL CENTER ICE, Nba League Pass
and others. Its channels are vary from a range of packages such as, DirecTV Packages, Premium Networks, International Packages and Sports Packages. DirecTV also offers a wide variety of Internet and phone packages along with the facility to bundle the Internet and Phone service. The Internet and phone service are provided through different partners like AT&T, Cincinnati Bell, HughesNet, Windstream, Verizon
and others. The company also provides adult entertainment services with different plans that include, adult movies, original programs, reality episodes and more.
DIRECTV has three corporate offices at different locations: El Segundo, California, New York, NY and Denver, Colorado. Its Broadcast centers are located in Castle Rock, Colorado,
Long Beach, California and Marina del Rey, California. The company also operates its customer service locations such as, Boise (Idaho), Denver (Colorado), Huntington, (West Virginia)
Huntsville, (Alabama), Missoula, (Montana) and Tulsa, (Oklahoma). DIRECTV also serves customers through its sales offices: Atlanta (Georgia) and Chicago (Illinois).
DirecTV HDTV and UHDTV
The company is a provider of high-definition television (HDTV) services and it signed a agreement with Britain's Pace Micro Technology, Korea's Lg
Electronics and France's Thomson for providing the receivers. It provides MPEG-4-capable receivers for watching the encoded channels like the H20 and the 5-LNB Ka/Ku dish. The company started its Ultra-high-definition television or UHDTV service on 14th of November 2014 with 4K Ultra HD (UHD) programming.
DirecTV Headquarters Address
DirecTV has its head-office located at 2230 East Imperial Highway, El Segundo, California 90245, United States.
DirecTV Headquarters Contact Number
DirecTV provides contact number +1-310-964-5000
for the customers to contact directly at company's headquarters.
The company provides official www.directv.com
to view packages and get service information online. The customers can also chat with customer representatives in English and Spanish language.
DirectTV Social Media Presence
DirectTV also on social media s to stay updated with customers. It updated its news, offers and many more on social media profiles. The social media links are given below:DirecTV Facebook:
www.twitter.com/directv DirecTV Youtube:
DirectTV Customer Service Number
DirectTV provides customer service number 1-800-531-5000
for general and technical support. the General
support is provided from 8 am to 1 am according to eastern time and technical support is provided 24 hours on phone.For ordering DirectTV:
1-855-838-4388For Hearing-Impaired Customers: