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DirectStarTV Named DIRECTV’s 2009 Elite Dealer of the Year

This is the second title in four years for DirectStarTV, the fastest-growing DIRECTV authorized retailer in the nation.

INDIAN LAND, S.C. — DirectStarTV, an authorized DIRECTV retailer and preferred online partner, has been named DIRECTV Elite Dealer of the Year for 2009. This is the second time in four years DirectStarTV has been awarded the honor. The DIRECTV Elite Dealer of the Year Award is presented based on new customer acquisitions and customer service during the previous year.

DirectStarTV acquires more than 20,000 new DIRECTV customers a month, and is the fastest-growing DIRECTV dealer in the country. DirectStarTV was also named DIRECTV Elite Dealer of the Year in 2006.

Founded in 2003, DirectStarTV has rapidly grown to become the largest DIRECTV dealer in the U.S., and is a preferred online retailer for the satellite TV service. The DirectStarTV customer website is

DIRECTV is the world’s leading provider of satellite television entertainment services with more than 18.6 customers in the U.S and 7 million in Latin America. It was launched in 1994 and is now owned by The DirecTV Group, which is controlled by Liberty Media.

With DIRECTV’s digital platform, subscribers enjoy access to more than 285 channels of 100 percent digital picture and sound, exclusive programming and the most comprehensive collection of sports programming available anywhere, including NFL SUNDAY TICKET’„¢ and NASCAR HotPass’®. DIRECTV was also the first television provider to offer an interactive on-screen program guide and dedicated 3D channels to home audiences.

For more information about DirectStarTV, visit

About Red Ventures

Red Ventures is an online marketing company focused on technology innovation, marketing channel development, and sales operations and conversion. The company is known for its expertise in sales generation for both consumer and business verticals. Among its business units are Direct Star TV, Security Choice, and Satellite Star Internet. Red Ventures has been ranked among the top 20 fastest-growing companies on the Inc. 500 list for two consecutive years. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures employs more than 900 people in five locations.

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