AT&T Announces ‘DirecTV Now’ Streaming Service
Earlier today, AT&T announced a new streaming service, called DirecTV Now, which will offer various bundles of channels for prices ranging for $35 to $70 per month. Live sports, premium channels, popular shows, and even on-demand content will be available in the various packages.
The new service will launch on Wednesday, November 30th with four different packages.
AT&T is offering a free 7 day trial, available for any of the packages, on the DirecTV Now website, allowing users to test out the service before committing. AT&T is celebrating the launch of the service with a discount on the “Go Big” package, offering it for only $35 per month for a limited time. In addition to the channels included in each plan, HBO & Cinemax can be added to any package for $5 each per month.
DirecTV Now launches Wednesday on the web, with apps also available for iOS & Apple TV, Android, Amazon devices, and more. Users who purchase 3 months of pre-paid service on any plan will be eligible to receive a free Apple TV to take advantage of their new television experience.
In addition to DirecTV Now, AT&T unveiled two more streaming services, “FreeView” and “Fullscreen.” FreeView is an ad-supported option which offers some DirecTV content free of charge. Fullscreen is an on-demand service offering select TV shows and movies for $6 per month.