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Cavalier Teams Up With DIRECTV

Cavalier Teams Up With DIRECTV

To Beat Cable with More Competitive Service Bundles

Customers Can Save up to $240 with Cavalier C3

RICHMOND, VA — March 16, 2009 — Cavalier Telephone, LLC, a leading provider of competitive telecommunications services throughout the eastern United States, today announced it has teamed up with DIRECTV, the nation’s leading satellite television service provider, to offer affordable, high quality service bundles at lower rates than cable’s “Triple Play” offerings.

“By partnering with Cavalier, we are able to offer more customers a better alternative to cable and a range of services that will fit most any budget,” said Tony Goncalves, Vice President of Telco Sales at DIRECTV, Inc. “Cavalier has strong phone and Internet product offerings and we are looking forward to bundling in the best television entertainment packages in the country.”

Cavalier continues to drive new value for its customers. With its C3 bundle, which includes unlimited local and long distance, free calling features, high-speed Internet and the DIRECTV CHOICEâ„¢ package, new consumers can save up to $240 a year over the comparable “Triple Play” introductory offer. Cavalier will also offer other DIRECTV service and equipment packages, giving customers a wide variety of entertainment options – ranging from a basic family subscription to premium movie and sports subscription services.

“Cavalier is proud to partner with DIRECTV,” said Sean Wainwright, Senior Vice President of Consumer Sales. “We can now provide our customers with the most advanced digital TV service available. This alliance is just one more way Cavalier continues its commitment to providing customers great products, service and value.”

For a limited time, new DIRECTV customers can get the Cavalier C3 bundle starting at just $75 per month for 12 months after online or mail-in rebate. To learn more about the C3 bundle and offers, please call us at 1-866-4CAVTEL.

About Cavalier Telephone, LLC

Cavalier1, headquartered in Virginia, is a full-service provider of reliable and efficient telecommunications solutions for business, consumer, and government customers. Using its owned and operated fiber optic network, the company serves hundreds of thousands of customers throughout the Eastern and Midwest United States. From landline voice to managed network services, customers depend on Cavalier for a wide range of communications products that drive their businesses and simplify their lives. We strive to combine technology with customer commitment to deliver the best value available. For more information on Cavalier, please visit us on the web at

About DIRECTV, Inc.

DIRECTV, Inc. (NASDAQ:DTV), the nation’s leading satellite television service provider, presents the finest television experience available to more than 17.6 million customers in the United States and is leading the HD revolution with more than 130 HD channels. Each day, DIRECTV subscribers enjoy access to over 265 channels of 100% digital picture and sound, exclusive programming, industry-leading customer satisfaction (which has surpassed national cable companies for eight years running) and superior technologies that include advanced DVR and HD-DVR services and the most state-of-the-art interactive sports packages available anywhere. For the most up-to-date information on DIRECTV, please visit

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Sean Wainwright Lisa McCausland

Cavalier Telephone, LLC Dahlia Public Relations

+1 804.422.4107 +1 303.888.2137

1Cavalier refers to Cavalier Telephone, LLC, which may include some or all of its affiliates and their subsidiaries, including, but not limited to: Cavalier Telephone Mid-Atlantic, LLC, Talk America, Inc., LDMI Telecommunications, Inc., Network Telephone Corp., or The Other Phone Company.

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