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Building Owners and Managers Association International

DIRECTV for Business Joins BOMA International as a Cornerstone Partner

January 15, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 15, 2015) DIRECTV for Business, a leading provider of digital television entertainment services, announced that it has joined the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International’s Partnership Program. As a Cornerstone Partner, DIRECTV pledges to support BOMA's critical work in advocacy, education and research at the highest level.

BOMA International's Partnership Program, developed in 2004, is an opportunity for companies to invest in the building management industry while furthering their own success. The program demonstrates the commitment of leading organizations to support BOMA International with the resources to advance various initiatives that benefit the entire commercial real estate industry.

“We are happy to welcome DIRECTV for Business as a Cornerstone Partner, our highest level of support,” said BOMA International Chair John G. Oliver, BOMA Fellow, managing principal for Oliver & Company. “Their industry knowledge and focus on customer service make them an outstanding partner for BOMA International, and we look forward to working with them to continue to develop programs and resources to support our members in their careers.”

“DIRECTV is excited to team up with BOMA International as a Cornerstone Partner,” said Michelle Wolloff, vice president, Regional Sales, for DIRECTV. “Like BOMA, we believe in supporting successful workplaces, and DIRECTV does this by keeping businesses connected to the latest news and events. We look forward to providing our expertise on digital entertainment services to the BOMA membership to help them do their jobs more effectively.”

Learn more about the Partnership Program on the BOMA International website.

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About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 91 BOMA U.S. associations and 17 international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including 10.4 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.8 million jobs and contributes $227.6 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge. Learn more at www.boma.org.

About DIRECTV
DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) is one of the world’s leading providers of digital television entertainment services delivering a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology, unmatched programming and industry leading customer service to more than 38 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America. In the U.S., DIRECTV offers its over 20 million customers access to more than 195 HD channels and Dolby-Digital® 5.1 theater-quality sound, access to exclusive sports programming such as NFL SUNDAY TICKET™, Emmy-award winning technology and higher customer satisfaction than the leading cable companies for 13 years running. DIRECTV Latin America, through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, and other Latin American countries, leads the pay TV category in technology, programming and service, delivering an unrivaled digital television experience to more than 18 million customers. DIRECTV sports and entertainment properties include two Regional Sports Networks (Rocky Mountain and Pittsburgh), and minority ownership interests in Root Sports Northwest and Game Show Network. For the most up-to-date information on DIRECTV, please visit www.directv.com

Contact
Jessica Bates
Manager of Communications & Marketing
BOMA International
(202) 326-6348
jbates@boma.org

Jade Ekstedt
Senior Manager, DIRECTV Public Relations
DIRECTV
(310) 964-3429
jlekstedt@directv.com