Your Guide To AT&T’s New Streaming Services
If you have not heard already, AT&T has just officially launched a trio of new streaming services, namely DirecTV Now, Fullscreen, and FreeView, and all these can be streamed from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, as well as on other gadgets such as computers and smart TVs. Scroll down below for a quick guide on each new service
DirecTV Now is officially live starting today, and basically it lets people enjoy access to premium channels, films, live sporting events, and on-demand shows. All of the service’s programming can streamed through mobile devices or through the TV. So what are the packages included? They are listed below:
- Live A Little -- More than 60 channels for a price of $35 a month
- Just Right -- More than 80 channels for a price of $50 a month
- Go Big -- More than 100 channels for a price of $60 a month
- Gotta Have It -- More than 120 channels for a price of $70 a month
DirecTV Now is now streaming through Android powered mobile devices; iOS mobile devices and Apple TV; Chromecast; Google Cast enabled EcoTVs and displays; Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick; and Chrome, Safari, and Internet Explorer web browsers. Subscribers are free to add HBO or Cinemax to their selected package for an extra $5 a month per channel. In debuting DirecTV Now, AT&T has also decided to offer the Go Big package at a special limited time price of only $35 a month, but this deal is only made available to those who decide to sign up within the promo period. However, customers do get to keep their lower price as long as they stay on their Go Big package. New sign ups can also get a free seven day trial for any of the packages listed above by downloading the DirecTV Now mobile app, or by signing up online.
Priced at $5.99 a month, Fullscreen is a mobile video offering that can be watched on Apple mobile devices, Android handsets, Chromecast, and Apple TV. The Fullscreen option delivers more than 1,500 hours of premium video content, including original series and licensed movies and TV shows. Every video content streamed via Fullscreen is without ads, and some of the programs and shows featured will not likely found from other streaming service providers. Fullscreen is already available to qualified subscribers of AT&T who can now sign up for a full year of free access. As for those under AT&T cell plans, they can also stream unlimited Fullscreen video content without worrying about their monthly data allotments being affected.
FreeView delivers on demand streaming at no monthly cost to customers who do not mind viewing video content that are ad supported. FreeView can be accessed via the DirecTV Now mobile app, or view a web browser. Programming is curated from AUDIENCE Network, Otter Media, and other channels available via DirecTV Now’s subscription service.
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