AT&T introduced a brand spanking new streaming TV answer nowadays referred to as DIRECTV NOW. Because the identify suggests, that is an initiative introduced thru their DIRECTV arm, however might be to be had to everybody beginning November 30 for as little as $35 per 30 days.
DIRECT TV now could be very similar to Playstation Vue or Sling TV in that you simply subscribe with out contract to a suite of channels that may be streamed. It’s some other cut-the-cord TV carrier that works on a number of platforms and thru a number of apps. Plans vary from $35 per 30 days up to $70 per thirty days and with channel line-u.s.starting from 60+ up to 120+.
To start out, although, AT&T will be offering the “Pass Giant” plan (100+ channels) for $35 per thirty days ($25 cut price). In the event you sign-up for that deal and stay the package deal, you’ll get that worth for just right or no less than till “long run affordable programming worth will increase” arrive.
- Are living a Little – $35 / month (60+ channels)
- Simply Proper – $50 / month (80+ channels)
- Pass Giant – $60 / month (100+ channels)
- Gotta Have it – $70 / month (120+ channels)
We've but to see a whole listing of channels for each and every package deal, however AT&T will most probably ship a tight line-up. When we know, we’ll update this publish. On a just right notice, they're suggesting that HBO may also be added for simply $5 a month (Cinemax too), which is set $10 per 30 days less expensive than virtually all different streaming TV products and services or HBO NOW.
As for tool give a boost to, the record is:
- Amazon Fireplace TV and Fireplace TV Stick
- Android cellular units and pills
- iPhone, iPad and Apple TV
- Chromecast (Android at release; iOS in 2017)
- Google Forged-enabled LeEco ecotvs and VIZIO SmartCast Presentations
- Web Explorer, Chrome and Safari internet browsers
AT&T says to be expecting Roku make stronger in 2017, as smartly as Amazon Fireplace drugs, and sensible TVs from Samsung and different manufacturers. Android TV isn't discussed within the press unlock in any respect. With a bit of luck, they plan to unencumber an Android TV app.
To release the carrier, AT&T has partnered up with a handful of tool makers to get you into the carrier free of charge for a bit of or get you loose units. The ones offers are:
- Consumers can get an Apple TV incorporated with 3 months pre-paid of any DIRECTV NOW package deal.
- Consumers can go for an Amazon Fireplace TV Persist with Alexa Voice Faraway incorporated with 1 month pre-paid of any DIRECTV NOW package deal.
- LeEco could also be providing DIRECTV NOW carrier with the acquisition of LeEco smartphones and TVs.
- 1 month of DIRECTV NOW carrier while you purchase a Lenovo pc with Intel® Core™i3, i5 or i7 processor.
In any case, in case you are an AT&T subscriber, DIRECTV “will pick out up the tab for knowledge to let you succeed in all of your binge-worthy objectives.” In different phrases, they're white-listing knowledge used for DIRECTV NOW, in order that it doesn’t rely towards your knowledge bucket as you flow.
The carrier launches November 30. To be informed extra, hit up the DIRECTV NOW site.