DirecTV Plans National High-Speed Internet

DirecTV (NASDAQ:DTV) customers will be able to bundle their video and high-speed Internet services, no matter where they live in the United States, through new agreements with satellite broadband providers ViaSat and Hughes.

DirecTV will offer the Exede by ViaSat and Hughes' HughesNet Gen4 satellite broadband services, with speeds of over 10 Mbps, to its customers living in rural areas later this year. The new offering, coupled with already available triple-play bundles with Verizon, AT&T, Century Link and other telcos, means that any DirecTV customer in the United States will now be able to get bundled pricing.
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