DIRECTV is a well known name in the Satellite TV business. Verizon FiOS TV, on the other hand, is a new entrant into the cable TV domain but has set his foot deep in the telecom industry. Due to the recent upsurge in competition DIRECTV is trying its best to retain the number one position in the satellite TV business. On the other hand, the newcomer Verizon is moving at a rapid pace towards creating a niche in the TV service industry with its FiOS TV package.
There are a lot of criticism and debate going on about which one is a better TV provider, let us take a quick look at the points we can raise in favor of each of the parties.
DIRECTV – the leading name in satellite TV services in the United States, DIRECTV has the largest customer base in the idustry. Its total number of subscribers amount to over 18 million. Trusted by millions of American households, DIRECTV has created its niche with the best quality satellite TV pakcages that come at a fairly reasonable price.
FIOS TV- FIOS TV is the new entrant in the TV service industry and it operates through optical finbers. The service is not available in all parts of the country as yet. However, the service is becoming more and more popular nowadays.
Now let us take a quick look at the differences between the two satellite TV providers:-
DIRECTV is available across the country whereas FIOS TV still has a limited availability. However, the availability is increasing day by day.
DIRECTV uses the satelltie TV technology with the help of which you can get satellite TV signals transmitted to the satelltie dish.