Great news for music fans!  Pandora on your TV!

Great news for music fans! Pandora on your TV!


With DIRECTV, you can now enjoy Pandora internet radio right through your TV. It’s FREE and available to anyone with an HD DVR connected to the Internet.

If you love music and haven’t experienced Pandora, you’re in for a treat. Pandora lets you create your own personalized radio stations that play music you love. Just enter a favorite artist, track, or genre, and Pandora will create a station that plays their music and more like it, helping you to discover new music based on your entry. You can create up to 100 personalized radio stations to suit whatever you’re in the mood for.

To access Pandora on your TV, just press the MENU button on your remote, select Extras, and then select Pandora. Just follow the simple on-screen instructions to set up Pandora on your TV. If you don’t have a Pandora account already, it will ask you to create one by visiting from your computer. You only have to activate and log in to Pandora once. The next time you launch it, you can start enjoying your favorite music immediately.    Contact the Satellite Center in Urbandale for all your connection needs.  Commercial and residential DIRECTV services available.  We are located at the corner of 100th & Hickman in Urbandale, Iowa.   Call 515-221-2222








Get quick access to your favorite channels.

  • Tune to a favorite channel and press the UP arrow on your remote. You’ll see a grid of nine squares, which you can fill with any channels you want.
  • Use the arrow keys to select the first square you want to fill, and then press the GREEN button on your remote

The square you selected is now filled with the channel number you’re on. Tune to eight other favorite channels and repeat. You now have your very own channel guide with your favorite channels! Just press the UP arrow whenever you want to bring up QuickTune. Use the arrow keys to highlight the channel you want and press SELECT to tune to that channel.

QuickTune is available with a DIRECTV Plus® DVR (model R22 or above) or a DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR.

Have any questions , give us a call at Satellite Center in Des Moines (515)221-2222

DIRECTV iPad App Now Available for Commercial Customers!

DIRECTV app for iPad with Commercial Features

Bars, Restaurants and other commercial DIRECTV customers with multiple TVs have something to be excited about now,  the new DIRECTV iPad app! It is the ultimate video management tool for DIRECTV Commercial customers.

The new DIRECTV Commercial iPad is available for Public Viewing, Business Viewing and Private Viewing accounts.

Best of all the DIRECTV Commercial iPad app is free.

Why Does Your Bar or Restaurant Need the New DIRECTV Commercial iPad App?

The new Commercial DIRECTV iPad app allows you to control ALL of the TVs in your Bar, Restaurant, Fitness Center or other business with just one iPad.

  • Control all of your TVs from a single iPad
  • Quickly identify receivers by giving each custom names
  • See what’s playing on all your TVs from one iPad screen
  • Channel surf using the DIRECTV programming guide
  • View all current and upcoming sports schedules

Score more hardwood action—FREE!

Score more hardwood action—FREE!

We know that nothing gets you going like high-octane NBA action. That’s why they are giving you this sweet assist to tip-off the NBA season—a FREE trial of NBA LEAGUE PASS! You’ll get up to 40 games a week of all the high speed, high flying action you crave from your favorite teams and players. It’s the perfect way to experience the NBA—getting all the swishes, dishes, and dunks that you can handle.

Just tune to channels 750—768 and start the season with courtside coverage! Free trial runs from October 29 through November 5.

Want to enjoy NBA LEAGUE PASS all season long? It’s just six easy payments of $31.99!

Any Questions?  Call us at Satellite Center in Urbandale , IA (515)221-2222

The DIRECTV iPhone App gets a makeover


    DIRECTV just released the latest version of the iPhone App, and we think you’re going to like it. If you have an iPad and you recently updated the DIRECTV App for that device, you’ll notice that the  iPhone App has a very similar look and feel. That’s because DIRECTV wants you to have the same great entertainment experience no matter which device your using.

Here are some things you’ll love on the latest version of the DIRECTV iPhone App:

  • A new Menu brings together all the content available on DIRECTV and all of the app’s features into a single location, so navigating the app is easier than ever.
  • New sections for TV Shows and Networks have been added to make finding your favorite shows easier.
  • New filter options in each section let you filter what’s available on your iPhone and what’s available on your TV
  • When you select a program, you’ll see a brand new design that shows you at a glance all the devices the program is available on.
  • You can choose where to watch a program—on your iPhone or on your TV—from a single Watch button.

Explore the newly redesigned app to discover even more enhancements. If you haven’t installed it yet, go to the App Store  and download it today. As always, it’s FREE.

Stay tuned for updates to the Android apps—they’re coming soon.

DIRECTV in Des Moines is live

Congratulations to the Satellite Center for releasing their new website The site includes many new features to help our customers include a live chat option. – You have questions, hit us up on our live chat, our trained staff will make sure to help answer your questions and get you the best offer at the best price.

Check out the rest of our new site for more information.