The Directv Group Inc
Stock Symbol: DTV
2250 East Imperial Highway
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The Directv Group Inc Description:
The DIRECTV Group is a world-leading provider of digital television entertainment, broadband satellite and network services, and global video and data broadcasting. It trades under the ticker symbol DTV on the New York Stock Exchange and is 34 percent owned by Fox Entertainment Group, which is approximately 82 percent owned by News Corporation (NYSE: NWS, NWS.A).
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DirecTV Group, Inc. provides digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. It operates through three segments: DIRECTV U.S., DIRECTV Latin America, and Network Systems. The DIRECTV U.S. segment provides direct-to-home digital television services and multichannel video programming distribution via satellite to residential and commercial customers in the United States. It also offers professional and collegiate sports programming. As of December 31, 2004, DIRECTV U.S. segment had approximately 13.9 million subscribers. The DIRECTV Latin America segment provides direct-to-home digital television services via satellite to residential and commercial customers throughout Latin America. As of the above date, it had approximately 1.6 million subscribers. The Network Systems segment provides satellite-based private business networks, or VSAT, and consumer broadband Internet access. The company was formerly known as Hughes Electronics Corporation and changed its name to The DIRECTV Group, Inc. in March 2004. DirecTV Group was incorporated in Delaware in 1977 and is based in El Segundo, California.