Direct TV announced they could soon make available as many as 150 high definition channels, stating the company had secured agreements for HD channels with a number of major networks. Currently, Direct TV dealers in Eastern Carolina offer seven high definition channels. Direct TV plans to launch 100 HD channels this year. Wally Peterson is a manager with Atlantic Wireless, which sells satellite TV service. Peterson says broadcast technology moves quickly. According to local satellite service dealers, there are at most about 30 HD channels available.