DirecTV Hits 100 Markets With Local HD


With the launch of two new markets Wednesday, DirecTV now offers local HD programming in 100 markets, according to officials.

The nation’s-largest satellite provider has rolled out local HD service in Columbia-Jefferson City, Mo. and Evansville, Ind.

With local HD available in 100 markets, DirecTV said it now reaches 83% of U.S. TV households with local HD.

By year-end, DirecTV expects to provide local HD broadcast channels in more than 121 cities, representing about 88% of U.S. TV households.