EWTN Adds More Than 12 Million Homes on DIRECTV


Irondale, AL (EWTN) – EWTN Global Catholic Network (EWTN) announces its recent move to the DIRECTV primary satellite location making the Network available to more than 12.6 million DIRECTV subscribers, effective June 1. EWTN was previously available to a smaller percentage of DIRECTV homes equipped with "multi-sat" equipment. This change enables all of their subscribers to see EWTN, representing the largest single subscriber gain in EWTN's history.

DIRECTV is the nation’s leading digital multichannel television service provider with more than 12.6 million customers. DIRECTV and the Cyclone Design logo are registered trademarks of DIRECTV, Inc., a unit of The DIRECTV Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTV). The DIRECTV Group is a world-leading provider of digital multichannel television entertainment, broadband satellite networks and services, and global video and data broadcasting. The DIRECTV Group is 34 percent owned by Fox Entertainment Group, which is approximately 82 percent owned by News Corporation Ltd.

EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 23rd year, is available in 95 million television households in 110 countries. And with its worldwide short-wave radio station, direct broadcast satellite service, satellite delivered AM & FM radio networks, Internet website (www.ewtn.com) and publishing arm, EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world.