DirecTV satellite service is one of the leading satellite TV entertainment service in United States. As per recent results DirecTV provides satellite TV services to over 18.4 million subscribers in the United States and over 6.1 million subscribers in Latin America. DirecTV is composed of two main operating units namely DirecTV U.S and DirecTV Latin America.
DirecTV in Brazil
DirecTV Latin America is a leading provider of satellite TV service throughout Latin America. DirecTV Latin America provides service in this region through three division namely PanAmericana, Sky Brasil and Sky Mexico.?
The DirecTV Group Inc. had completed a merger transaction with Sky Brazil (on August 24th, 2009). As per transactions DirecTV Brazil and Sky Brazil have combined and DirecTV Group owns 74 percent of Sky Brazil. On the other hand Globo Comunicacao e ParticipacoesS.A. (Globo) owns approximately 26 percent of Sky Brazil. DirecTV Group controls day-to-day management of Sky Brazil while Globo remains with minimal governance rights. The joint venture of DirecTV and Sky Brazil have succeeded to cover approximately 1.3 million Brazilian subscribers and thereby making up one third of all Pay TV networks or services in Brazil.
DirecTV Brazil Programming
DirecTV Brazil, delivers a number of programming to their subscribers in Brazil. Subscribers can get access to these programming mainly through the Sky packages and the Combos. The different programming included in the Sky packages and the combos are delivered in quality digital picture and sound of great value.
The Sky packages drivehome variety of programming. There are three Sky packages that are delivered to subscribers by DirecTV joined with Sky Brasil. The three packages are enlisted below:
- Pacote New Sky Light 2010: This package brings subscribers 101 channels that?delivers a variety of programs. The regular price for this package is $84.90 per month.
- Pacote New Sky Mix 2010: This package drives home different entertainment programs in 116 different channel. The regular price for this package is $104.90 per month.
- Pacote New Sky Plus 2010: This package brings subscribers 125 channels that delivers variety of programming suiting the taste of all ages.
All the three Sky packages include a number of TV entertainment programming that include HD programs, latest movies, variety of music, cultural shows, Kids’ program, live coverage as well highlights of sports events, updated news, public interest programs, audio channels, educational programs, local channels and many more. Subscribing any of the packages subscribers can watch different programs. All the three packages bring programs that suit the taste of subscribers of all age group.
DirecTV and Sky Brasil also delivers a number of TV programming via Combo packages. Combo packages bring subscribers TV programming along with TV equipment, TV services like the Premium Assistance Sky and many more at one reasonable monthly? price. Premium Assistance service includes repair of equipments, replacements of equipments, technicians’ visit to sort out technical problems, reinstallment of satellite dish in case of signal loss and many more. The Digital equipment includes receivers, miniantena dish, remote etc. The programming packages of Combo can be divided into three categories, each category carrying different number of combo packages. The three categories are explained below:
Combos -Com 1 Equipamento
Under this category, two Combo packages are available. If subscribers subscribe to these packages or any one of the packages then along with the programming packages subscribers will get one digital equipment, Premium Assistance Sky service and others. The prices of the packages under this category starts from $129.90 per month. The two packages included in this category are:
- Combo New Sky Light Telechine 2010
- Combo New Sky Light HBO/Max Digital 2010
Combos – Com Ate 2 Equipamentos
Under this category five packages are included. If subscribers subscribe these packages or any one of the packages then along with the programming packages subscribers will get up to two digital equipment, Premium Assistance Sky service and others. The prices of the packages under this category starts from $135.90 per month. The five packages included in this category are:
- Combo New Sky Mix 2010
- Combo Sky Mix Telecine 2010
- Combo New Sky Mix HBO, Max 2010
- Combo New Sky Filmes Mix 2010
- Combo New Sky Total 2010
Combos Sky HDTV
Com Ate 3 Equipamentos: Under this category five packages are included. If subscribers subscribe these packages or any one of the packages then along with the programming packages subscribers will get up to three digital equipment, Premium Assistance Sky service and others. Also HD channels are included to each package of this category. The prices of the packages under this category starts from $209.90 per month. The five packages included in this category are:
- Combo New Sky HDTV Mix2010
- Combo New Sky HDTV Mix Telecine 2010
- Combo New Sky HDTV Mix HBO max 2010
- Combo New Sky HDTV Filmes Mix 2010
- Combo New Sky HDTV Total 2010
Subscribers of Brasil can thus access a number of programming by subscribing these packages that suits them the most. Subscribers can enjoy watching all these programmingwith a number of functions that make subscribers’ TV viewing experience unique. DirecTV satellite service enhances their service by providing a number of functions to their subscribers. The various functions of DirecTV includes electronic and interactive program guide, security to block channels or programming, DirecTV DVR scheduler and many more.
Along with variety of TV programming, HD service, advanced enhanced functions DirecTV also takes care of their subscribers with their 24/7 Customer Service that assists and supports subscribers in solving a number of their problems.
DirecTV Brazil delivers the best satellite TV service in the entire Brazil. Subscribers can enjoy watching variety of TV entertainment programming through DirecTV Brazil along with a number of advanced TV functions and excellent customer service.