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Comcast vs. DirecTV (comparison)

In our ongoing TV service provider comparison series, let’s compare two giants -- Comcast and DirecTV – and see who comes out on top. Comcast is the largest cable TV provider in the US, serving approximately 22 million customer...
 
 
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DirecTV Review

History DirecTV first launched service in 1994 and celebrated their one millionth customer about a year-and-a-half later in November, 1995. Today, they serve approximately 20 million TV subscribers across the US. The company is...
 
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Cox vs. DirecTV (comparison)

Cox Communications is the third largest cable TV provider in the United States. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company has about 6 million subscribers, with approximately 3 million customers paying for digital cable ser...

 
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Which TV Service to Get
Which TV Service to Get
Which TV Service to Get

Time Warner Cable vs DirecTV (comparison)

Last month we pitted Time Warner Cable against Dish Network. This time let's see what happens when we compare TWC to satellite TV provider DirecTV. Since DirecTV only offers television service, we'll just look at how it compare...
 
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DirecTV vs Dish Network
DirecTV vs Dish Network

DirecTV vs. Dish Network (comparison)

Ready to switch from cable to a satellite dish? DirecTV and Dish Network each have benefits and drawbacks. DirecTV is known for better customer service, but Dish Network is actually the provider with live 24/7 assistance. Dish ...
 
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DirecTV’s Genie Box Records up to 200hrs of HD, Streams Throughout Your Home Without Boxes

So, the inevitable problem with all cable and satellelite setups, is that you need a box in every room.  That is assuming you want to access TV throughout your home, and watch your recorded content regardless of what box it is ...

 
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DirecTV Releases iPhone App, Browse & Record Programs

DirecTV released an iPhone app today that allows its subscribers to control their DVR box any where there is an Internet connection.  DirecTV subscribers can search for programs up to 14 days in advance of airing, schedule one ...
 
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DirecTV Officially Cancels The HDCP-20

Bated breaths no more. 3 years in development and with nothing to show DirecTV has canceled the HDPC-20, a tuner that was designed to integrate the satellite service with Windows Media Center. As stated by a company spokesperso...
 
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DirecTV HDPC-20 Media Center Box

DirecTV, which has a Tivo HD in the works, is going all in on the DVR tip.  In short, the HDPC-20 is supposed to make it a snap to get hi-def content on your PC with DVR functionality and presumably an EPG.  The additional valu...

 
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DirecTV and Tivo Announce New HD DirecTV Box

Now they just need to hurry up and form a partnership with Time Warner (I can wish, right) so I can ditch my Moxi box.  No offense to Moxi, but Tivo has a superior product.  There isn't a ton of news to divulge here, but from w...