DirecTV Now Stories August 13, 2019

Several weeks ago, AT&T announced that it would be rebranding its DirecTV Now streaming service to AT&T TV Now. That rebrand has officially started rolling out to users starting today.

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DirecTV Now Stories July 30, 2019

AT&T has announced today that it is rebranding its DirecTV Now streaming service ‘AT&T TV Now.’ The effort is seemingly part of AT&T’s work to streamline its online TV platforms and move everything into a single application.

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DirecTV Now Stories March 11, 2019

AT&T is having a tough start to its week. Earlier today, we reported that Sprint put out a full-page ad on the New York Times slamming AT&T’s 5G E marketing. Now, AT&T is hiking its DirecTV Now pricing by $10 and is also rolling out two new packages for new customers.

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DirecTV Now Stories March 7, 2019

DirecTV Now gaining TV app support, Single Sign-On, Siri search, more

An update to the DirecTV Now live TV app is today adding support for the TV app on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. Users will now be able to easily search and access shows, as well as keep track of your viewing history within the TV app.

DirecTV Now Stories May 15, 2018

After an extensive testing period, DirecTV Now is officially launching its Cloud DVR feature to everyone. Though the company notes the feature is still technically in “beta,” everyone can now give it a shot.

Furthermore, the DirecTV Now apps on iOS and tvOS have been updated with a redesigned interface and more. You can also still lock in a free Apple TV 4K when you prepay for 3-months of service

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DirecTV Now Stories January 31, 2018

After teasing a major DirecTV Now enhancement in the past, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson now says that update will come sometime in the spring of 2018. As previously announced, the revamped DirecTV Now will offer cloud-based DVR, interface updates, and more…

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DirecTV Now Stories August 16, 2017

When first launched last year, DirecTV Now offered new subscribers a free Apple TV when they prepaid for three months of service, but the deal was limited time only. Today, however, AT&T announced that it’s bringing that promotion back for a short period of time.

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DirecTV Now Stories August 7, 2017

When DirecTV announced its streaming TV platform DirecTV Now last year, one notable network holdout was CBS. Today, however, AT&T has announced that CBS and its various other properties will be available on DirecTV Now sometime in the near future…

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DirecTV Now Stories July 13, 2017

AT&T today has announced a variety of next-generation features that will soon come to DirecTV Now. As part of a larger upgrade to AT&T’s somewhat cluttered video services, DirecTV Now is gaining cloud DVR, streaming quality improvements, and more…

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DirecTV Now Stories June 7, 2017

DirecTV Now dropping support for Safari, Chrome exclusive starting in July

DirecTV Now, a live-TV streaming service that piggybacks on AT&T’s television services, is one of the ways that cable cord-cutters can still access their favorite shows online. Now, without any official notice as of this writing, customers visiting the site on Safari and Internet Explorer are being told to download Google Chrome as other browsers will no longer be supported after June…

DirecTV Now Stories April 17, 2017

CBS has expanded its All Access subscription video service to include movie streaming for the first time. CBS All Access primarily offers live and on-demand streaming of original TV shows that air on the network. Meanwhile, DirecTV Now is expanding its coverage for Fox local stations to 14 new markets. That’s nearly double the number of Fox local station markets previously offered.

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DirecTV Now Stories March 7, 2017

AT&T today announced a pair of new promotions for existing DirecTV Now subscribers. Starting this month, subscribers will receive either a $5 off credit for 6 months or free HBO for 12 months. The company made the announcement on its Community Forums website this afternoon.

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DirecTV Now Stories February 28, 2017

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Earlier today, YouTube’s foray into the streaming cable bundle market was officially unveiled earlier today, offering the “big four” networks and unlimited DVR at $35 per month. YouTube’s solution, of course is meant to be a competitor to existing services like DirecTV Now.

Just prior to the announcement of YouTube TV, though, AT&T executive Tony Goncalves talked the future of DirecTV Now in an interview with The Information.

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DirecTV Now Stories January 4, 2017

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Hulu announced today that it has signed a new agreement with CBS to carry content from America’s most-watched broadcast network including both on-demand and live programming. This news comes about a month after DirecTV Now launched without the major network, although CBS CEO Les Moonves has alluded that they’ll be able to figure something out.

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DirecTV Now Stories December 16, 2016

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If you buy an iPhone 7 from AT&T this week, you can take home a second iPhone 7 for free thanks to the carrier’s latest BOGO offer. The buy one, get one free promo only runs through Christmas Eve, however, so you’ll have to jump on it fast. Meanwhile, T-Mobile is trying to steal a few AT&T customers with free year of the carrier’s new DirecTV Now streaming video service…

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DirecTV Now Stories December 5, 2016

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One of the hottest stories of the past few weeks has been AT&T’s new DirecTV Now streaming service. We went hands-on with the service last week and noted of one major holdout in terms of channel availability: CBS. Now, however, CBS chairman and CEO Les Moonves has hinted that the two companies are in talks…

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DirecTV Now Stories December 1, 2016

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This week AT&T officially launched its new DirecTV Now streaming TV service. Teased out in March and unveiled on Tuesday, DirecTV Now went live on Wednesday with access to up to 120+ live and on-demand channels on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and the web. So now that the new streaming service is here, how well does it actually work?

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DirecTV Now Stories November 28, 2016

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[UPDATE: Leaked channel lineup below the fold.]

AT&T has officially unveiled details about its upcoming streaming TV service called DirecTV Now. The company first announced the subscription video service back in March, promising “on-demand and live programming from many networks, plus premium add-on options” over the Internet similar to Sling TV and PlayStation Vue. Details on pricing and availability have been limited until now.

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