DirecTV has Internet services as a part of its product line, as of 2014. The company's Internet is a high-speed wireless service available as a standalone product, but it can also be purchased as a part of one of DirecTV's bundled rates.
DIRECTV does not offer Internet directly, but works with service providers like AT&T to offer its customers Internet. DIRECTV handles the television service while letting local Internet providers install and service the Internet portion of the service.
As of 2014, the maximum download speed provided by DirecTV is 24 megabits per second, while the upload speed is capped at 0.256 megabit per second. Although the average speeds provided by DirecTV are faster than dial-up, they are still very low when compared to cable or DSL providers.
Use DirecTV to play Pandora radio and YouTube through a TV, schedule a home DVR on a cell phone or computer, and connect an HD DVR to the Internet. Register a DirecTV account at DirecTV.com to download a DirecTV DVR scheduler application for a mobile device to schedule recording shows.
To use the DIRECTV guide, push the Guide button on the television's remote control and browse through channels by scrolling with the arrow keys or entering a channel number. The DIRECTV guide displays each channel's programming for at least the next 36 hours. By default, it displays programming for
On May 18, 2014, AT&T announced that it had “entered into a definitive agreement” to buy DIRECTV for stock and cash valued at $95 a share. The boards of directors of both companies have voted unanimously in favor of the deal, which is subject to federal approval. Previously, DIRECTV was owned and op
Three resources for information about DIRECTV are the official DIRECTV Web page, JCS Consulting and the DIRECTV Press Center. The information available through each of these resources varies from how to sign up for service to information about the executives that run the company.
As of 2015, customers of DirecTV can make payments on their bills through a variety of ways, including online bill payment, by phone, through an automated phone system or through online banking. Customers who have their cards on file can also pay their DirecTV bill through text.
DirecTV lists the channels lineups of its various packages on its website at DirecTV.com. Six major packages are available, ranging from the cheapest package known as Select to the most extensive Premier package, as of 2015.
When searching for a TV and Internet service bundle, consider TV content and selection, Internet speed and customer support quality. If you want more than a few channels, pay attention to the available selections. If you need a fast Internet connection, know how to read the offer. All services shoul