DirecTV Now (also known simply as DTV Now) is a subscription streaming television service owned by AT&T, which allows subscribers in the United States to stream programming from cable channels without the long term commitment. The service was launched on November 30, 2016. As of January 2019, the service has 1.6 million subscribers. The data used by the service is zero rated for AT&T Wireless customers while on the AT&T network, as well as T-Mobile US customers who have the carrier's "Binge On" feature enabled.
On July 13, 2017, it was reported that AT&T was going to introduce a cloud-based DVR streaming service as part of its effort to create a unified platform across DirecTV and DirecTV Now streaming service, with U-verse to be added soon.
|Founded||November 30, 2016|
|Headquarters||El Segundo, |
|Services||OTT Internet Television|
The service offers linear channels from major media conglomerates like A&E, AMC, CBS, Discovery, Disney, , MLB, NBCUniversal, Viacom, WarnerMedia, and Univision. The service also allows users to add on HBO, Showtime, Starz, & Cinemax for an additional fee, with access to HBO Go, Showtime on Demand, Starz on Demand, & Max GO included, respectively.
In March 2019, DirecTV Now was on a dispute with Viacom and they temporary dropped all Viacom channels from the lineup.
Pay television providers in the United States