Q. I am a DIRECTV subscriber and it kills me that they don’t carry the Epix channel. So my question is: who does carry it? Because if DIRECTV doesn’t start carrying it soon, I think I’m going to switch to someone who does! — John, Toledo, Ohio.

John, you are right. DIRECTV does not carry Epix’s premium channel, and it has never carried it since it launched nearly nine years ago. The omission is a puzzler because AT&T, which owns DIRECTV, offers Epix on its sister TV service, U-verse.

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But to your question, here are the following cable, telco and satellite providers that do offer Epix:

AT&T’s U-verse
Atlantic Broadband
Buckeye Broadband
Century Link
Conway Corporation

EPlus Broadband
Frontier Broadband
GVTC Communications

Hawaii Telecom
HTC Digital Cable
Home Telecom

LUS Fiber
MTC Cable
North State
Spectrum (Charter)
Verizon FiOS

Venture Communications
Xfinity (Comcast)

If one of the above is not in your market, the live streaming services, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue, also carry the Epix channel. (Epix has said it’s planning to launch its own standalone streaming service, but has yet to do so.)

By the way, for those unfamiliar with Epix, the channel airs a mix of movies, documentaries and original series, including Deep State, Berlin Station (pictured above) and Get Shorty.

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