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BellSouth, DirecTV Extend Partnership for Five Years

Posted February 15, 2006 5:10 a.m. EST

— BellSouth and DirecTV are extending their partnership agreement by another five years.

As part of the deal, consumers will now be able to order high-speed DSL services from BellSouth directly through DirecTV.

BellSouth teamed with the satellite TV provider to offer a bundle of services, including local and long-distance calling and DSL services. Since 2004, more than 523,000 people have signed on for DirecTV services as part of the bundle offering, according to BellSouth.