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  1. DirecTV Reports Improved Fourth-Quarter Results

    4:38 am 2/16/2012

    UPDATED: The satellite TV giant added 715,00 net subscribers in the latest period driven by its Latin American business as U.S. sub adds slowed to 125,000, compared with 289,000 in the year-ago period. Read more

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  2. UBS Downgrades DirecTV, Predicts Lower Sub Growth

    5:36 am 1/18/2012

    The satellite TV giant, led by CEO Mike White, will have to focus "less on subscriber growth and more on retention and profitability," says analyst John Hodulik.Read more

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  3. DirecTV Latin America Boss Sees Continued Growth

    12:35 pm 12/7/2011

    Bruce Churchill signals at an investor conference that a spin-off of his unit is unlikely and explains continued subscriber gains by saying that "pay TV is a great product for the middle class." Read more

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  4. Charlie Ergen's Dish Seen as One Winner of Cable Companies' Wireless Spectrum Sale

    1:13 pm 12/2/2011

    Fellow satellite TV giant DirecTV will have to address its spectrum needs, while Ergen emerges as "wireless' power broker," says one analyst.Read more

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  5. Pay TV Industry Subscriber Counts Nearly Unchanged in Third Quarter

    3:50 pm 11/18/2011

    Amid the year-long cord cutting debate, research firm SNL Kagan says cable, satellite TV and telecom firms lost only 32,000 subs in the latest period after a drop of 130,000 in the year-ago period.Read more

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  6. Warren Buffett's Firm Reports Small Stake in DirecTV

    2:56 pm 11/14/2011

    The investor's Berkshire Hathaway disclosed that it owned nearly 4.25 million shares in the satellite TV giant as of Sept. 30. Read more

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  7. 'Damages' Enlists Janet McTeer (Exclusive)

    3:54 pm 11/7/2011

    The "Into the Storm" Emmy nominee will play a former colleague of Patty Hewes in the final season of the Glenn Close drama.Read more

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  8. DirecTV Reports Third-Quarter Subs, Profit Increase

    4:41 am 11/3/2011

    UPDATED: The satellite TV giant added 327,000 U.S. pay TV customers in the latest period, compared with 174,000 in the year-ago quarter, marking its strongest third quarter in seven years. Read more

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  9. DirecTV, News Corp. Cable Channel Carriage Talks Continue as Midnight Deadline Looms

    9:55 am 10/31/2011

    The satellite TV provider has said that it would stop carrying the networks, which include FX, National Geographic and 19 regional sports networks, if no agreement is reached by midnight PT.Read more

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  10. DirecTV Takes News Corp. Cable Networks Dispute to FCC

    3:23 pm 10/27/2011

    The satellite TV giant complained in a letter to the government agency that the entertainment conglomerate has used "misleading advertising" claiming that consumers could soon lose access to their local Fox station.Read more

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