SOURCE: DirecTV Auto Operated by FMG Lifestyle

DIRECTV Auto Operated by FMG Lifestyle

May 24, 2012 06:06 ET

Leading Charter Bus Company in Florida Now Features DIRECTV On-Board Its Entire Fleet

Passengers Can Now Keep Up on Latest News, Sports and Entertainment -- While Traveling Across the State or Across the Nation Aboard the Astro Bus Fleet

MIAMI, FL and TALLAHASSEE, FL--(Marketwire - May 24, 2012) - Today, DIRECTV Auto, operated by FMG Lifestyle, announced that Astro Travel & Tours Inc. of Tallahassee, Fla., now offers all of its passengers access to more than 200 channels of current DIRECTV® programming, enabling them to feel connected whether the duration of their bus trip is 30 minutes or three hours.

"Often times, people regard travel as a waste of time because they feel disconnected when en route," said Justin Firestone, president and CEO of DIRECTV Auto, operated by FMG Lifestyle. "Current programming from DIRECTV enables travelers to experience one of the comforts of home -- whether they're sports fans or news junkies, they can now keep up on the latest highlights and headlines from the road."

Astro Travel & Tours provides chartered services throughout its geographic market -- spanning northern Florida and southern Georgia -- and anywhere else in the continental U.S. Much of the company's business caters primarily to sports teams and school groups in the area, but also serves a variety of businesses, organizations and religious groups.

"Astro customers have come to expect excellent services and cabin amenities when traveling with us," said Matt Brown, general manager, Astro Travel & Tours. "Having the ability to offer in-motion satellite television fleet-wide is just one more way we're listening to our customers and catering to their needs and lifestyles."

About DIRECTV Auto
DIRECTV Auto, operated by FMG Lifestyle, provides the quality and convenience of compelling, current video programming from the world's leading provider of digital entertainment services, DIRECTV, in the comfort of your very own vehicle, conversion van, limousine or charter bus. For as little as $6 per month, you can receive programming virtually anywhere you drive thanks to the award-winning TracVision® A7 satellite TV system from KVH Industries, Inc. Since its founding in early 2011, the company's defining goal is to help each customer feel at home in their vehicle. For more information, visit

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