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The Documentary Channel doubles its U.S. subscriber numbers

After a new agreement, The Documentary Channel will now be available on DIRECTV, effectively doubling the number of subscribers who can view DOC. DOC, the first 24-hour digital TV network devoted to indie docs, will debut on DIRECTV on March 31, and will extend DOC's reach to over 25 million homes nationwide. Financial terms of the carriage agreement were not disclosed.
March 29, 2010

After a new agreement, The Documentary Channel will now be available on DIRECTV, effectively doubling the number of subscribers who can view DOC. DOC, the first 24-hour digital TV network devoted to indie docs, will debut on DIRECTV on March 31, and will extend DOC’s reach to over 25 million homes nationwide. Financial terms of the carriage agreement were not disclosed.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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