|WHAT:||DIRECTV, Inc., the nation's leading satellite television service provider, is now offering local HD programming to customers in the Bangor, Maine designated market area. The following broadcast networks are now available in HD: WLBZ/NBC, WVII/ABC, WABI/CBS, WFVX/FOX and WMEB/PBS. DIRECTV now offers local HD broadcast channels in 122 cities, representing nearly 89 percent of U.S. TV households.|
|HOW:||To receive DIRECTV's local HD programming, customers must have an H20 or H21 HD receiver or an HR20 or HR21 DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR and a Ka/Ku band dish. For information on how to get DIRECTV HD consumers can visit DIRECTV.com.|
Eligibility for local channels is based on service address within certain designated market areas as defined by Nielsen Media Research, Inc. Visit DIRECTV.com for more information.