December 3, 2010

Direct TV grows in Latin America with 842.000 new customers this year

DirecTV has added a net 842,000 customers in Latin America this year, with sales of $2.6 billion and an operating profit before depreciation and amortization of $822 million. The company predicted sales and earnings growth of 20 percent for Latin America next year, with both increasing in the low-to-mid teens in 2012 and 2013.

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Sounding Off: Bill Vincent “The Election, The Tea Party, Hispanic Media and Bullies”

In May 2005, I went to Washington DC along with several NAHP-associated publishers. The objective, as defined by the NAHP, was to both enable us to get a better read from members of Congress about immigration reform, and to send them a message on behalf of our readers. Given that each of us represented publications whose readers were almost exclusively first-generation immigrants and Spanish-language dominant, the objective made sense.

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