DIRECTV Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

DIRECTV (DTV)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 02, 2012 2:00 pm ET

Executives

Jonathan M. Rubin

Michael D. White - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

Bruce B. Churchill - Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer of Directv Latin America Llc, President of Directv Latin America Llc and President of New Enterprises

Patrick T. Doyle - Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Member of Proxy Committee

Analysts

Bryan D. Kraft - Evercore Partners Inc., Research Division

Benjamin Swinburne - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Craig Moffett - Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC., Research Division

Jason Armstrong - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division

James M. Ratcliffe - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Douglas D. Mitchelson - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Marci Ryvicker - Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Research Division

Michael McCormack - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division

Vijay A. Jayant - ISI Group Inc., Research Division

Stefan Anninger - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

Amy Yong - Macquarie Research

Thomas W. Eagan - Canaccord Genuity, Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen. My name is Nancy, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to DIRECTV's Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] It is now my pleasure to turn the call over to your host, Jonathan Rubin, Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Financial Planning. Sir, you may begin.

Jonathan M. Rubin

Thank you, operator, and thanks to everyone for joining us for our second quarter 2012 financial results and outlook conference call. With me today on the call are: Mike White, President and CEO; Pat Doyle, our CFO; Bruce Churchill, President of DIRECTV Latin America; and Larry Hunter, our General Counsel. In a moment, I'll hand the call over to Mike, Bruce and Pat for some introductory remarks. But first, I'll read to you the following.

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