AT&T today announced
the debut of a new DirecTV-branded streaming television service, DirecTV Now
, which will include various channel bundles at prices ranging from $35 to $70. Packages will include live sports, on-demand content, premium channels, and popular shows.
DirecTV Now will be available starting on November 30, and will give customers the chance to sign up for four different bundles:
- Live a Little - $35 / month (60+ channels)
- Just Right - $50 / month (80+ channels)
- Go Big - $60 / month (100+ channels)
- Gotta Have it - $70 / month (120+ channels)
Customers can check out any of the above packages for free for seven days from the DirecTV Now website
, and to celebrate the launch of the service, the "Go Big" package is available for $35 per month for a limited time. Premium channels like HBO and Cinemax can be added to a package for an additional $5 per channel.
On its November 30 launch date, DirecTV Now will be available on both iOS devices and the Apple TV
through a dedicated app. AT&T is even offering a special Apple TV deal, giving customers a free Apple TV
with the purchase of three months of pre-paid DirecTV Now service.
On its November 30 launch date, DirecTV Now will be available on both iOS devices and the Apple TV through a dedicated app. It will also be available via the web and on Android and Amazon devices.
Along with DirecTV Now, AT&T also announced two additional video streaming services, "FreeView" and "Fullscreen."
FreeView is an ad-supported offering that allows customers to watch some DirecTV television content free of charge, while Fullscreen, which actually debuted earlier this year, is an on-demand streaming service that offers select TV shows and movies aimed at young adults for $5.99 per month.
For AT&T Mobility customers, data used while watching DirecTV Now, FreeView, and Fullscreen in their respective apps will be free while on the AT&T mobile network.Discuss this article
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