DirecTV is an American direct broadcast satellite service provider based in El Segundo, California and is now a subsidiary of AT&T. Its satellite service transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean. DirecTV provides television and audio services to subscribers through satellite transmissions. Due to its geograhical dispersion, flexible and secure IT access was paramount for DirecTV. Since March 2017, DirecTV chose Soffid to be the tool to manage all their identities and accesses. DirecTV has increased productivity and security with the Open Source Soffid Identity and Access management suite.