DIRECTV has formed a partnership with Customer Service Cos. to expand its buyer protection and technical support program beyond satellite receiving components to include a variety of electronics that subscribers can use to watch the service, including PCs and tablet computers. The DIRECTV Protection Plan Premier "extends the value of our traditional DirecTV Protection Plan to provide a more comprehensive and complete package offering for our customers," said DIRECTV executive Vice President Mike Palkovic. DIRECTV also said it would begin shipping DVRs to hotel chains to give guests the ability to record shows as they are watching them, as well as pause or rewind programs.

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