DIRECTV Adds TV Colombia to DIRECTV Más™ Platform

April 26, 2010

DIRECTV Más Customers in the U.S. Connect to Colombia Through TV Colombia’s Popular Programming, Including News, Sports and Entertainment

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 26, 2010 –– DIRECTV, the world’s most popular video service, welcomes TV Colombia to its DIRECTV Más™ platform on April 28. Offering the best of Colombia’s RCN Television programming, TV Colombia will be available to DIRECTV Más customers on channel 416.

DIRECTV Más offers Spanish- and English-language programming dedicated to serving the interests of the Hispanic community in the United States.

“TV Colombia has much to offer our DIRECTV Más customers,” said Toby Berlin, vice president of DIRECTV Programming Acquisitions. “With popular, top-notch content that covers the best in sports, news and entertainment for the whole family, our DIRECTV Más customers can always feel connected to what is currently happening in Colombia.”

“TV Colombia is more than just a TV channel; our programs connect Colombians living all over the world with their homeland,” said Carlos Paba, General Manager of TV Colombia. “Our goal is not only to entertain, but to inform by offering programs that bring people closer to their home country, by highlighting Colombian culture and current events.”

With more than 13 hours of live programming aired every day, TV Colombia brings viewers multiple programming options including exclusive Colombian Professional Soccer League (FPC) games, news, popular telenovelas, opinion programs, entertainment shows with interviews, music, cooking, health and many other variety programs for the whole family.

Some of the most popular TV Colombia programming includes:

Professional Soccer League: Exclusive, live coverage of the Colombian Soccer League.

  • Liga Postobon — three live games every week.
  • Copa Postobon — one live game on Wednesdays, every two weeks.

RCN News: Four daily live news editions featuring national and international coverage delivered by well-respected, top-notch anchors.

Como en Casa: Four hours of live, weekend shows featuring music, entertainment, famous personalities, food and novelties.

Novelas and Series: Top-of-the-line productions from RCN TV.

DIRECTV Más offers the widest array of Spanish- and English-language programming available and the latest satellite technology, all combined to provide viewers with digital-quality picture and sound at competitive prices. The service provides access to more than 60* Spanish-language channels including top programming from Mexico, Central and South America, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Spain (*includes English-Language broadcast channels with alternate Spanish audio). DIRECTV Más™ programming offers sports, movies, music, news and educational networks, and access to more than 235 English-language channels of DIRECTV® programming, featuring the largest selection of Pay Per View choices and sports programming available. For pricing please visit or call 1-866-501-1Más (627).