Tuesday, March 17, 2015

DIRECTV Everywhere Now Offers Nearly 90 Out-of-Home Live Streaming Channels and More Than 120 In-Home Live Streaming Channels

Original DIRECTV (USA) Press Release via Business Wire:

DIRECTV Everywhere Now Offers Nearly 90 Out-of-Home Live Streaming Channels and More Than 120 In-Home Live Streaming Channels

DIRECTV Adds 22 New Out-of-Home Live Streaming Channels from Viacom, Turner Broadcasting, Univision, Smithsonian, and Own to the DIRECTV Everywhere Platform

March 17, 2015 02:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DIRECTV, which pioneered Out-Of-Home (OOH) live streaming with its exclusive NFL SUNDAY TICKET app in 2009 and Audience Network in 2012, is now offering nearly 90 OOH live streaming channels through its DIRECTV Everywhere service with the addition today of 22 new out-of-home live streaming channels from Viacom, Turner Broadcasting, Univision, Smithsonian, and OWN. In the last year DIRECTV Everywhere has seen significant growth with a 40 percent increase in unique streamers, and nearly doubled streams.

The DIRECTV Everywhere portfolio of mobile and web apps delivers an intuitive, simple experience with a consistent look and feel across a variety of platforms, making it seamless for customers to watch their favorite programming anytime, anyplace and from any device. New channels added today include:

Cartoon Network
Comedy Central
Smithsonian Channel
TV Land

"DIRECTV is consistently evolving its TV Everywhere platform, product and user experience to meet the needs of our customers who are seeking a ubiquitous content experience across all of their devices and locations," said Tony Goncalves, senior vice president, Digital Entertainment Products, DIRECTV. "With a 40 percent increase in users over last year its clear we are on the right path. Quality content consistently available across screens, coupled with the seamless search and discovery functionality of our product suite clearly drives engagement and user sentiment. We are at a turning point as an industry with regard to TV Everywhere."

DIRECTV offers more than 120 in-home live streaming channels, over 10,000 on demand titles from more than 65 networks, which can be accessed across multiple devices, and over 19,000 on demand titles that can be streamed on the computer. DIRECTV also authenticates its customers on more than 70 programmer sites and apps. DIRECTV will continue to evolve its DIRECTV Everywhere service with additional key functionality and foundational technology to enable a great experience for its customers. For more information please visit DIRECTV Everywhere.


DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) is one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services delivering a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology, unmatched programming and industry leading customer service to more than 39 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America. In the U.S., DIRECTV offers its over 20 million customers access to more than 195 full time HD channels and Dolby-Digital® 5.1 theater-quality sound, access to exclusive sports programming such as NFL SUNDAY TICKET™, Emmy-award winning technology and higher customer satisfaction than the leading cable companies for 14 years running. DIRECTV Latin America, through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, and other Latin American countries, leads the pay TV category in technology, programming and service, delivering an unrivaled digital television experience to more than 19 million customers. DIRECTV sports and entertainment properties include ownership interests and management of four Regional Sports Networks: ROOT SPORTS Rocky Mountain, Pittsburgh, Southwest and Northwest; and has minority ownership interests in Game Show Network. For the most up-to-date information on DIRECTV, please visit www.directv.com.

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