Category: AT&T

DIRECTV Has Not Dropped OANN

For the second time in three months, social media sites are overflowing with angry comments from DIRECTV subscribers who say the satellite TV service has removed One America News Network (OANN) from their lineups. However, the satcaster has not dropped the conservative news channel, which has become a favorite of President Trump. The confusion seems

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Hulu Live: Which Local Channels Will You Get?

Q. I want to get Fox Sports Arizona without getting cable or satellite and a two-year contract. I was thinking of getting Hulu, but how do I know if I will get Fox Sports Arizona and the Diamondbacks in my lineup. Will it be available in my area? — Ted, Gilbert, Arizona.  Ted, this is

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AT&T TV Now to Stream Nats, O’s, 4 Other Teams

AT&T TV Now is adding the regional sports networks that carry the Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals, Colorado Rockies, Seattle Mariners, Pittsburgh Pirates and Los Angeles Dodgers, reports Forbes. Each RSN will be available in market only in the live streaming service’s Max plan, which costs $80 a month. This will mark the first time that

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AT&T Lost 4.5M TV Subs In Past Year

AT&T today released its second quarter earnings report and the numbers continue to paint a horrifying picture for the company’s TV business. According to the report, AT&T lost 4.5 million TV subscribers from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020, falling to 18.4 million from 22.9 million. The numbers include losses for DIRECTV, U-verse and

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How to Get SportsNet LA Via Streaming

Q. I want to watch the Dodgers this season, but I don’t want to get Charter. They are way too expensive. Is there a way to stream the Dodgers channel without cable or satellite? — Mads, Marina Del Rey, California.  Mads, as you probably know, Spectrum SportsNet LA, the TV home of the Los Angeles

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Does AT&T Want Out Of TV?

Q. I don’t understand what AT&T is doing with DIRECTV or U-verse, either. They raise prices. They stop selling it in some places. It makes no sense to me. It doesn’t seem like they really want to be in the TV business even though they paid all that money for DIRECTV. What’s the deal with

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Did DIRECTV Raise Prices For Existing Customers?

Q. I read your article saying DIRECTV didn’t raise prices for us existing subscribers. That is absolutely not true. My monthly bill was $69 a few months ago and now it’s over $130. How can that be? They just raised prices, didn’t they? — Mary, Corsicana, Texas.  Mary, no, they didn’t just raise prices for

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DIRECTV, AT&T TV Raise Monthly Prices For New Customers

Despite accelerating customer defections, AT&T today raised the first-year monthly price for new subscribers to DIRECTV and AT&T TV. The company, however, has not raised monthly fees for its live streaming service, AT&T TV Now, nor for DIRECTV and AT&T TV’s existing customers. New subscribers to DIRECTV now must pay $59.99 a month for the

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AT&T WatchTV Closes to New Customers

AT&T has closed AT&T WatchTV, its $15-a-month streaming service, to new subscribers, and old customers who want to re-subscribe. In a notice posted at its web site, AT&T says service will not be affected for existing WatchTV subscribers. “Standalone WatchTV is no longer available for new sign ups or to re-subscribe,” the statement reads. “Existing

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Is This Holding Up a DIRECTV-Dish Merger?

Q. I would think that AT&T would have sold DIRECTV to Dish by now. Do you have any idea what’s holding up the deal? Is it Charlie Ergen being Charlie Ergen and asking for a low price? — Manny, Newark, New Jersey.  Manny, AT&T has said it’s not inclined to sell DIRECTV, but the company’s

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DIRECTV: Where Did Smithsonian Channel Go?

Q. I’ve been watching the Smithsonian Channel on DIRECTV, but it’s not there anymore. How do I get the channel back?! It has some great documentaries! — Hank, Toledo, Ohio. Hank, DIRECTV in March offered a free preview of about 50 channels to help Coronavirus shut-ins pass the time. However, the preview has ended, or

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