DIRECTV HD DVR Customers Can Now Record And Watch Shows, From Any Room of the House – All With A Single DVR

The DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR Service Gives Customers the Power to Share Recorded Programs with up to 15 Televisions

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--()--DIRECTV, the world’s most popular video service, is giving customers a virtual HD DVR in any room of the home with the launch of its new DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR service, which is currently available to DIRECTV customers nationwide. In addition, beginning today, DIRECTV is launching a national print, broadcast and online advertising campaign to coincide with the launch of the new service.

With the new multi-room service, customers have even more control over their television viewing experience by being able to share recorded programs on any TV in the home, begin a program in one room and finish it in another, and access DIRECTV’s DVR technology on non-DVR HD receivers.

The DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR service eliminates the need for multiple HD DVRs by allowing customers to record and watch their favorite shows in up to 15 rooms in their home with a single HD DVR.

“We’ve created a connected whole-home service that is perfectly attuned to our customers viewing habits and lifestyles, delivering a DVR experience with maximum convenience and control,” said Romulo Pontual, CTO of DIRECTV. “The DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR service truly enables customers to watch what they want, where they want and when they want it, by simply using a single HD DVR.”

The DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR service is available for $3 per month and provides customers with features such as:

  • Access to a single, combined playlist of all of their recorded programs on any connected television in the home,
  • DVR controls in every room, including record, delete, pause and rewind functionality,
  • Stop a recorded show in one room and continue watching in a different room,
  • Manage DVR playlist from any connected room
  • Set separate parental controls for each TV
  • Watch recorded shows in HD in any connected room

For more information on the DIRECTV® Whole-Home DVR service please visit www.directv.com/wholehome or call 1-800-DIRECTV.

About DIRECTV

DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) is the world’s most popular video service delivering state-of-the-art technology, unmatched programming, the most comprehensive sports packages available and industry leading customer service to its more than 25.6 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America. In the U.S., DIRECTV offers its 18.6 million customers more than 130 HD channels and Dolby-Digital® 5.1 theater-quality sound (when available), access to exclusive sports programming such as NFL SUNDAY TICKET™, award winning technology like its DIRECTV® DVR Scheduler and higher customer satisfaction than the leading cable companies for nine years running. DIRECTV Latin America, through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, and other Latin American countries, leads the pay-TV category in technology, programming and service, delivering an unrivaled digital television experience to 7 million customers. DIRECTV sports and entertainment properties include three Regional Sports Networks (Northwest, Rocky Mountain and Pittsburgh) as well as a 65 percent interest in Game Show Network. For the most up-to-date information on DIRECTV, please call 1-800-DIRECTV or visit directv.com.

Contacts

DIRECTV, Inc.
Jade Ekstedt
(310) 964-3429
jlekstedt@DIRECTV.com

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Contacts

DIRECTV, Inc.
Jade Ekstedt
(310) 964-3429
jlekstedt@DIRECTV.com