The Colombian national government,through the Ministry of NationalEducation, recognized the work of DIRECTV Colombia for their contributions as an ally for education in the country. This award, together with their two prior recognitions by the Colombian British Chamber of Commerce, Global Pacto, and the United Nations further acknowledges their social commitment to the communities where they live and work.AT&T DIRECTV is committed to community enrichment by using innovative services and technology. Through the various programs that comprise Generación DIRECTV, they support education, disaster relief, and community outreach activities. Generación DIRECTV’s initiatives use technology,services, branding, and most importantly, people to help enact social change in underserved areas of the region for the ultimate benefit of their communities.Together, with the Ministry of National Education, AT&T implemented ESCUELA+ which utilizes satellite technology. ESCUELA+ strives to support, complement, and enhance classroom lessons of primary and secondary level schools by using DIRECTV’s technology, DIRECTV Plus™ receiver,and educational content. It complements the Kioscos ViveDigital, from the Ministry of Information Technologies andCommunications, which allows communities to access theInternet and receive free online trainings in information and communications technology.