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2260 East Imperial Highway
El Segundo, CA 90245
United States - Map
Phone: 310-535-5000

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:CATV Systems
Full Time Employees:28,200

Business Summary 

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.

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Corporate Governance 
DIRECTV’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Michael D. White , 62
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. Patrick T. Doyle , 58
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Romulo C. Pontual , 54
Chief Technology Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Larry D. Hunter , 64
Exec. VP and Gen. Counsel
Mr. Bruce Barrett Churchill , 56
Exec. VP, Chief Exec. Officer of DIRECTV Latin America LLC, Pres of DIRECTV Latin America LLC and Pres of New Enterprises
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
Currency in USD.
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