This excerpt taken from the DTV DEF 14A filed Apr 29, 2005.
(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement, if Other Than the Registrant)
Payment of Filing Fee (Check the appropriate box):
To Stockholders of The DIRECTV Group, Inc.:
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of The DIRECTV Group, Inc. (the Company) will be held at the Hilton Hotel New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, at 10:00 a.m., local time, on June 1, 2005, for the following purposes:
All stockholders are invited to attend the meeting. Stockholders of record at the close of business on April 8, 2005, the record date fixed by the Board of Directors, are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the meeting. A complete list of stockholders entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the meeting will be open for examination by the stockholders beginning ten days prior to the meeting for any purpose germane to the meeting during normal business hours at the office of the Secretary of the Company at 2250 East Imperial Highway, El Segundo, California 90245 and at 1211 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10036.
Please read the attached proxy statement carefully and submit your proxy as soon as possible. You have your choice of voting your proxy via the Internet, by telephone or by completing and returning the enclosed proxy card in the envelope provided.
By order of the Board of Directors
Larry D. Hunter
El Segundo, California
April 29, 2005