Qwest Communications and DirecTV formed a strategic marketing alliance that will allow the regional phone company to offer the satellite TV service to its residential customers across the western United States. More HERE. The staff of DBSTalk would like to thank our new donating members! Just this week we had several users graciously donate funds to help keep us completely ad free. Many thanks to them and all other gold club members for supporting DBSTalk. You guys (and gals) are the best!