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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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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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