As of 2015, DISH network and DIRECTV are America's only two satellite television service providers. The companies offer a number of unique packages, respectively, which feature high-definition television programming, in addition to other services such as Internet, home telephone and digital media streaming for an additional fee.
DISH network and DIRECTV offer a variety of high-definition satellite television programming packages that aim to meet a range of customer needs. Channels available to customers include HBO, Showtime, ESPN, USA, TBS and TNT, along with the major broadcast networks. In addition to television programming, both DISH network and DIRECTV provide customers with free digital video recording (DVR) units at no additional fee.