DirecTV Now (or simply DTV Now) is a subscription streaming television service 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 June 2017, the service has 500,000 subscribers The service is zero rated for AT&T Mobility customers.
On July 13, 2017, it was reported that AT&T is 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.
The service offers linear channels from major media conglomerates like A&E, AMC, CBS, Discovery, Disney, Fox, MLB, NBCUniversal, Viacom, Turner, and Univision. The service also allows users to add on HBO or Cinemax for an additional fee, with access to HBO Go and Max GO included, respectively.
On launch, the service is available on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Chromecast hardware.
Supported DirecTV Now devices include:
DirecTV Now currently offers four programming packages, along with four premium networks.
|Live a Little
||A&E, ABC†, AMC, Animal Planet, Audience, AXS TV, BBC America, BET, Bloomberg, Bravo, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2, Cartoon Network, CMT, CNBC, CNN, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN 2, Food Network, Fox†, Fox Business Network, Fox News Channel††, Fox Sports 1, Freeform, FX, FXX, Galavisión, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, HGTV, History, HLN, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, MSNBC, MTV, MTV2, National Geographic Channel, NBC†, NBCSN, NECN‡, Nick Jr., Nickelodeon, One America News, RFD-TV, Spike, SyFy, TBS††, TCM, TeenNick, Telemundo†, TLC, TNT, TruTV, TV Land, Univision, USA, Velocity, VH1, Viceland, WeTV, and WeatherNation
||AWE, Big Ten Network, CNBC World, Comcast SportsNet‡, Comedy TV, Cooking Channel, ESPNews, ESPNU, Fox Sports Networks‡, Fuse, Fusion, GSN, IFC, Justice Central, MLB Network, Nicktoons, NESN‡, OWN, Pop, Science, SEC Network, SundanceTV, Tennis Channel, Travel Channel, TV One, UniMás, The Weather Channel, and YES‡
||American Heroes Channel, BBC World News, CBS Sports Network, Centric, Destination America, Discovery Family, Discovery Life, DIY Network, FM, Fox Sports 2, FX Movie Channel, FYI, Golf Channel, LMN, Logo, MTV Classic, Nat Geo Wild, NBA TV, NHL Network, Olympic Channel, Oxygen, Revolt, Sprout, TVG, and Universo
|Gotta Have It
||Boomerang, Chiller, El Rey, Starz Encore, and Univision Deportes Network
|HBO (live linear feeds and On Demand)
|Cinemax (live linear feeds and On Demand)
|Showtime (live linear feeds and On Demand)
|Starz (live linear feeds and On Demand)