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DirecTV To Offer Rural Broadband

Thanks to new agreements with ViaSat and Hughes, DirecTV will soon be offering video and high-speed Internet services everywhere in the United States, especially and including unserved rural areas.

 “We look forward to offering every single DIRECTV customer access to fast, affordable broadband options through DIRECTV, no matter where they live,” said Oswin Eleonora, senior vice president, Emerging Markets for DirecTV, in a statement.. “With greatly improved capacity and speeds, satellite broadband services provided by ViaSat and Hughes will fully support our customers’ connected home experience, enabling them to access a host of features like YouTube, Pandora, social TV apps, and more than 7,000 VOD titles.”

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