May 18, 2001

DIRECTV Para Todos Catches International Soccer Fever With "Your Pass to Soccer World 2002" Sweepstakes

The DIRECTV Para Todos service is giving new customers a chance to travel to an international soccer match with its "Your Pass to Soccer World 2002" sweepstakes.

The sweepstakes offers new customers the opportunity to win a trip for two to a Concacaf, Conmebol or UEFA qualifying game in the U.S. or foreign destination. Customers will receive one sweepstakes entry automatically when they subscribe to a DIRECTV Para Todos programing package of $19.99 or above by July 14, 2001. There is a limit of one entry per customer. Twelve winners will be selected on or about July 27, 2001.

"As the sports leader in the Spanish-language world, the DIRECTV Para Todos services puts our customers in the center of the action, whether it's at home or on the field," said Yolanda Macias, vice president of DIRECTV Para Todos and International Services. "Through this exciting sweepstakes, twelve lucky customers will be able to see who teams in contention for a world championship berth next year."

DIRECTV Para Todos offers its customers the most complete sports lineup available, including FOX Sports World Español, ESPN Deportes, Univisión, Galavision, Spanish League Soccer and exclusive monthly Mexican boxing matches live from Mexico.

The DIRECTV Para Todos service offers access to more than 45 Spanish-language channels (includes English-language broadcast channels with alternate Spanish audio) with some of the most exciting programming available including Spanish-language networks from the United States, Latin America and Europe, offering something for all members of the family.

Those networks include CNN en Español, Discovery en Español, Galavisión, MTVS, TV Chile, TV Española, PUMA TV, The Weather Channel (El Canal del Tiempo) and Canal Sur, among others. Customers also have access to the DIRECTV® programming lineup of more than 210 English-language channels and special packages, special concerts and original programming.

The DIRECTV Para Todos™ package provides more than 19 Spanish-language and 35 English-language channels for $19.95 a month. The Opción Extra Especial™ package offers more than 29 Spanish-language and 92 English-language channels for $31.99 a month. Both packages include seven channels of commercial-free Spanish language music from Music ChoiceSM.

Consumers can subscribe to the service by purchasing a DIRECTV Multi-Satellite™ System, which features an 18-by-24-inch oval satellite dish, a specially designed set-top box and remote control. DIRECTV Para Todos service receiving equipment includes important features for Hispanic families such as the parental lockout system that allows parents to control their children's viewing and spending limits, and on-screen menu options in Spanish.

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