Man did DTV get dicked over by AT&T. DTV is decimated and almost worthless now.....Time Warner soon to be the next victim — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at DIRECTV
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
So the story ends... It'll be painful to watch things decline, while the plannet cuts the cord... CNBC's Julia Boorstin brings news on reports that Dish Network and AT&T would be open to merging their satellite TV businesses. — read more
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
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
Do you think there may be small/medium/large DIRECTV Layoffs in 2019?
$40/hr? really? hah you guys are pathetic lol: Software Developer El Segundo CA Long Term Contract (Up to 36 months) DOE, up to $40.00 Hr. We are searching for a Software Developer to work on a long term contract basis for a client of ours in El... — read more
Anyone in California hear of any layoffs in 2018 for us in broadcasting, engineering or IT? Specifically in El Segundo, Long Beach & San Diego? — read more
Customer service at an all time low. Being lied too about pricing, their union employees don't want to do the work and are doing poor installations. Contractors are held to a high standard and are out performing in house installers. I've worked for... — read more
Heard of massive cuts in california including Long Beach and el segundo in February 2018. No one will be spared and no amount of company loyalty will matter . Rumors of upto 33% cuts in workforce as a result of trickle down At&t takeover cuts — read more
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
I thought that we were safe (oh, well - wrong), even tough many competitors were cutting people, do you think we'll cut here in El Segundo.
These bad eggs are still at the helm, especially fat Con
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
No layoffs, yes layoffs??? Gossip… Rumors? What's correct, there is a ton of rumors about layoffs here in El Segundo.
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
Layoffs are decimating the California Broadcast Center in Long Beach, CA. Our inept, ignorant, headhunter manager has brought in 20 years old inexperienced kids that we more experienced broadcast engineers have been forced to train. It's taking 3 of... — read more
It is up since last night: https://directvnow.com
I wrote a white paper 9 years ago sounding the alarm and send to DirecTV management. I urged them to move to streaming and combining satellite delivery with streaming. They ignored my paper for they were busy milking the company to enrich themselves... — read more
Sounds like what they are describing there can be done with just an app on TV or tablet. Then satellite and set top can all be abandoned. Any thoughts?
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
Our PMO is the best PMO crew on the plannet
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
Hearing rumors of more layoffs for DIRECTV call centers in OCT or 1st qt 2017. ANYONE heard anything of this? Team leader positions up??? — read more
We see a video about the preferred scheduling and how they saved 5k hours in OT, yet they slam us in the queue every day and let the early crew go home but an hour later they offer OT and cancel all offline activities, so the late shift gets screwed... — read more
Hey, all - I'm a legacy DTV guy in El Segundo, but have made a number of connections with folks in the DTV call centers, and I just wanted to get some news about how much damage has been done out there. I've heard that Huntsville got slammed today... — read more
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
Anyone have insight on numbers/% of TL's to be laid off Directv Boise? Managers? SR managers?
Well, this is just a natural progression of the direction that Michael White set back in late 2011. In a case you've missed it our dear CEO was talking about tightenig our belts in terms of spending and freezing hiring. Every time you hearing about... — read more
Situation is hopeless.
The former DirecTV engineering prior to 2005 was great. They were the one pioneering the whole sat delivery idea. The new DTV management after 2005 got rid of them and hired a bunch of incompetent "engineers" (they were technicians, actually. Look at... — read more
Do you think that DirectTv and AT&T will have layoffs because of this merger?? — read more
how was the severance package for the layoff round last November 2014? Thank you.