Tag Archive: DirecTV


What you need to know about the changes to DirecTV Now

New plans, higher prices — but it still doesn’t have an Android TV app.

There are two kinds of people out there — those who saw this coming, and everyone else. Either way, here we are.

DirecTV Now — which once upon a time launched with decent prices, really good promotions and a lineup that could compete with pretty much any other streaming service — has morphed into the sort of service you’d expect from a content provider owned  [Read More…]

DirecTV Now gets 2 new plans, HBO included

DirecTV Now’s other plans are staying put at their current prices, for now.

DirecTV Now today (finally) took the lid off a couple new plans for its streaming service. Here’s what you need to know:

The two new plans are called PLUS and MAX. (And that’ll be the only time we use them in all uppercase.) Plus costs $ 50 a month. Max costs $ 70 a month. Both plans include local channels and a handful of  [Read More…]

Canceling DirecTV Now? Here are some great alternatives

You don’t have to be stuck with a streaming service that doesn’t give you what you want.

If you’re about to cancel DirecTV Now, well, you’re not alone. More than a quarter-million subscribers left AT&T’s live streaming service in the fourth quarter of 2018 — some 267,000, to be exact — as early promotional periods started to run out and increased pricing kicked in.

The question, then, is what service you should switch to if you’ve decided to ditch  [Read More…]

DirecTV Now to increase its prices in August

Get ready to pay more on all of DirecTV Now’s plans, folks.

From our friends at CordCutters.com: DirecTV Now is increasing each of its its plans by $ 5 a month, starting in August. That’s according to marketing emails sent out to customers late Saturday evening. (You know, when people are expecting to learn about price increases.)

This is the first price increase since AT&T merged with Time Warner. Surely, a coincidence.

From CordCutters:

This is coming  [Read More…]

DIRECTV NOW’s new DVR feature and subscription promo make this the perfect time to sign up

New features like this are always released for free to all users.

DIRECTV NOW is offering three months of service for $ 30, and just recently the company announced a whole new feature you’ll want to take advantage of. The service has added 20 hours of cloud-based DVR recording to both the Android and Amazon Fire TV apps. That means you’ll be able to stream your favorite shows or record them to watch later for up to 30 days.

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DirecTV Now adds DVR to Android and Amazon Fire TV

Roku is coming next — and still no Android TV.

The fine folks at DirecTV Now today announced that it’s updated its apps for Android and Amazon Fire TV, bringing with it not just the new user interface, but the long-awaited cloud-based DVR as well.

Just like with iOS, Apple TV and the web version, you’ll simply look for the REC button in the UI. Hit it and you’re recording.

The DVR “storage” still  [Read More…]

Next generation of DirecTV Now is finally here!

The update brings 20 hours of DVR and a new UI, for starters.

At long last, the much-awaited next generation of DirecTV Now lands this week. It’ll hit Apple TV and iOS today, along with in your web browser. (DirecTV also says it’ll hit “select Chromecast devices” today, but that’s not really how Chromecast works. So we’ll have to see what that means.)

Support for the update will come to Android, Fire TV and Roku over the  [Read More…]

Prepay for one month of DIRECTV NOW and score a complimentary Roku Streaming Stick

A new offer worthy of your time.

DIRECTV NOW is back with another great promotion on some streaming hardware, this time offering a Roku Streaming Stick at no additional cost when you prepay for one month of service. This steaming device normally sells for close to $ 50, but with this offer you can get it for just $ 35 with a month of access to DIRECTV NOW.

You will need to be a new customer to  [Read More…]

This DIRECTV NOW promo lets cord cutters watch every March Madness game

Watch it all from nearly anywhere.

There’s no need to have a costly cable subscription in order to catch all the March Madness tournament games this year. DIRECTV NOW is offering access to three months of its service for just $ 30. The service normally costs $ 35 per month, but when you enter coupon code YESNOW3 you save $ 25 per month, as long as you are a new subscriber. That brings the cost to just  [Read More…]

DIRECTV NOW is offering new customers 3 months of service for just $30

New customers can score a sweet deal.

DIRECTV NOW is no stranger to offering promotions, but most of the time they involve prepaying for the service and getting some streaming hardware for free. If you aren’t looking to pick up a new streaming stick but want to check out the service, this is the deal for you.

Right now the company is offering 3 months of service for $ 30, which breaks down to just $ 10  [Read More…]