Topics regarding layoffs at DIRECTV

Blaming DTV employees

I hope that no one is blaming DTV employees for the ruinous result of AT&T purchasing DTV. That AT&T over paid is completely on RS. That DTV is losing customers faster than they were before the sale is completely on AT&T executive decisions to bungle... —  read more 

Confusing Offerings

T has a big streaming choice problem (by Business Insider) Now that AT&T has closed its Time Warner acquisition, it has a lot of streaming services to manage. It already has DirecTV Now, which has two tiers. It also has WatchTV and HBO Now. And it's... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+Y5uSUPJ

Any recent updates

Any recent surplus updates for Directv ET employees? Haven’t heard anything in a while so I want to be somewhat prepared since February is around the corner

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Post ID: @OP+RoSBw9f

Customers are NOT important

I find that working for DirecTV is such a challenging and often NOT very rewarding job. I feel sorry for the long time customers who have given their loyalty to us. Tech Support is supposed to be there to assist with their needs especially when we... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+Rmmhaw6

Blind promoting the blind

We have some really inept leadership at DirecTV. There are a few who are constantly making terrible decisions and who keep promoting employees who couldn’t find their way out of a paper bag. This isn’t a popularity contest for crying out loud... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+Rdko7tL

700 laid off, lots more to come

As it seems, AT&T is made of lies. Nothing new there. 700 people were just laid off from DirecTV, with more to come. So much for promises of new jobs... Timing is awful as well, two weeks before Christmas. Do these people have no soul? If you are... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+QPc9cZ2

how much does a senior principle architect and a director make as base salary at DirecTV El Sugendo office?

Glassdoor shows Senior principle architect $155k - which seems to be pretty low. A friend who got offered as consultant (15+ years of experience) as network architect is evaluating how much salary he would make if he would get offered full time and... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+L0STkon

Working at DIRECTV

DIRECTV was a great place to work, integrity was number one as well employee satisfaction. Since ATT took over we have seen a need for unions, cuts in benefits and overall pay crappy shifts, layoffs and putting up with ATT flipping accounts for a... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+JVi0YE0

some qa analyst contractors in mobility dept in elsegundo are getting paid $55 /hour plus overtime pay. They just do manual testing from 5years

From last 5years they are working as manual QA analyst/UAT analyst , they donot do any automation as directv testing is completely manual testing. They are enjoying good pay with Manual QA Analyst/UAT analyst in elsegundo directv mobility dept. I... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+J8ID2SU

Rumor about end of year surplus

I heard there will be a huge surplus in LA before the holidays seasons. Mostly in engineering and ops. I am surprised it took this long for AT&T to decide after failing to integrate DTV. Well, this failure does not surprise me, however, when AT&T... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+IXtddq2

CSr's for DTV

Many CSr's for DTV got there notice AT&T wishes to take over so there laying them off. Also many contractors in areas at&t Uverse is located or not having contract renewed Uverse techs will be installing DTV now, —  read more 

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