DirecTV Now offering specials for HBO, monthly discount offers, and more

AT&T’s DirecTV Now customers who have an Apple TV were notified that for their ‘continued commitment’ to the service, that the company is throwing in free HBO for an entire year for customers who subscribed to the “Go Big” or “Gotta Have It” monthly plans, or $5.00 off for the monthly tier plans. Announced through AT&T’s DirecTV Now forum, the discounts are automatically applied to customer accounts that were active on Mar. 6. Subscribers who recently cancelled DirecTV Now, or whose accounts were pending cancellation as of Mar. 6, are not eligible for the promotion. While the reward is accessible to Click Here to Read more

Roku announces availability of DirecTV Now sometime during the 1st Quarter of 2017

AT&T announced that it will launch DIRECTV NOW, a new live over-the-top (OTT) streaming service, which will be available in the first quarter of 2017 on Roku players and Roku TV models in the U.S. DIRECTV NOW subscriptions will range between $35 – $70 per month and will offer 60 – 120+ live streaming television channels from your favorite TV networks, delivered with more choice and flexibility than ever. No satellite set-top-boxes, satellite dishes, annual contracts or credit checks required – perfect for anyone in the U.S. who has dropped cable or is flirting with cutting the cord. To learn more visit www.directvnow.com and stay tuned Click Here to Read more

AT&T Calls Early Demand for DirecTV Now “Rather Dramatic”

At least initially, cord cutters are flocking to the new DirecTV Now Service, according to AT&T’s Chairman and CEO, Randall Stephenson, claiming that the service hit its December goals for new Subscribers on its first day of being available. The comments offer shine a bit of light on the foray into mobile video by the Dallas telecommunications giant. AT&T has made a massive bet on delivering content, first through its $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, and now with its pending deal to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion. AT&T launched DirecTV Now on November 30 and has been pushing a promotional rate of Click Here to Read more

CBS CEO says he is open for a DirecTV Now Deal

Speaking at a telecommunications and media conference, CBS chairman and CEO Les Moonves hinted that DirecTV Now will be able to add his network’s programming to the slate, eventually. “I’m assuming we’ll be able to make a deal with them,” Moonves said at the UBS Global Media and Communications conference, regarding the AT&T-owned DirecTV Now service. “As they said in The Godfather, ‘We are not unreasonable people here.’” CBS remains the only broadcast network hold-out that has no programming on DirecTV Now. “[DirecTV Now] is obviously something they’re going to lose money on initially,” said Moonves. “There’s no way it can Click Here to Read more