DirecTV Adds More Greek

DirecTV delivers even more Greek programming to customers nationwide

May 31, 2007

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- DIRECTV is taking its international programming platform, WorldDirect, to the next level with the launch of its second Greek-language channel, A SAT - the satellite version of the popular Greek channel Alpha TV. Beginning today, DIRECTV will be the only digital satellite television service provider to offer A SAT throughout the United States.

A SAT offers an array of popular Greek programming, including entertainment, soap-opera, Greek series and movies, national and international news, sports and lifestyle programs. DIRECTV customers can order A SAT as part of the GreekDirect programming package, which also includes the MEGA Cosmos channel for $26.99 per month, or on a la carte basis for $14.99 per month.

"We continue our focus to provide the Greek community living in the United States with quality programming that is relevant to their lives," said John de Armas, vice president, WorldDirect, DIRECTV, Inc. "Alpha TV's growing popularity and passion for delivering the best Greek programming available makes them a perfect match for DIRECTV, and we are excited to add them to the WorldDirect platform."

A SAT delivers programming for all audiences. For the most up-to-date news, viewers can tune into Kendriko Deltio Eidiseon, whose popular newscasters Mara Zaxarea, Christos Vasilopoulos, Giorgos Aftias, Nikos Kakaounakis and Giorgos Kirtsos, cover in-depth news in Greece and from around the world. In addition, Greek international star Nikos Aliagas will cover art, showbiz and politics.

DirecTV Group Inc. (NYSE: DTV)

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