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DIRECTV Now: Subscriber Growth Dropped Dramatically In 1Q?

DIRECTV Now’s subscriber growth slowed dramatically in the first quarter, according to Bloomberg News. Click Amazon: Roku Premiere: Just $69. Quoting “people familiar with the matter,” the news service writes that DIRECTV Now had 328,000 subscribers at the end of January, but lost a net of 3,000 in February and stayed flat in March. AT&T

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DIRECTV & Hulu Targeted In Sean Hannity Uproar

DIRECTV and Hulu are under attack from critics of conservative commentator Sean Hannity for advertising on his Fox News Channel show. Click Amazon: Roku Premiere Streaming Player: $59! The protests, led by the liberal media watchdog, Media Matters, center on Hannity’s coverage of conspiracy theories surrounding the mysterious death of Seth Rich, a former staffer to

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DIRECTV Is Now Selling Digital Movies & TV Shows

DIRECTV has launched a new feature enabling subscribers to purchase movies and TV shows, and download them onto their set-tops for viewing at any time. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! Some of the movies will be available for purchase before they are released on DVD and Blu-ray. For instance, DIRECTV customers can now purchase The Lego

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DIRECTV Unveils New 4K Lineup

DIRECTV has revealed its upcoming additions to its live 4K channel, channel 106, and it includes several baseball games and two concerts. Click Amazon: See 4K TVs For Under $1,000. The satcaster says it will feature seven more Major League Baseball games in 4K in the next five weeks; DIRECTV has an agreement with the

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Did CBS News Do a Hatchet Job On DIRECTV & AT&T?

DIRECTV and AT&T have Better Business Bureau grades of ‘A’ and ‘A+’ respectively despite a recent CBS News report suggesting the companies have been hit with thousands of complaints from consumers saying they have been overcharged for TV and Internet service. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! The CBS News report says at least 4,000 customers have posted

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DIRECTV Now Moves Longhorn Network From National Channel to Regional

DIRECTV Now has moved the ESPN-owned Longhorn Network from a national channel available to most subscribers to a regional sports channel that can be watched largely only in Texas. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! The move, which became effective May 11, means that the DIRECTV Now viewership for the Texas-themed sports network will be greatly

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DIRECTV Now: AT&T Says It’s Not a Replacement For DIRECTV

AT&T CFO John Stephens said yesterday that his company does not see DIRECTV Now as a “replacement” for DIRECTV, the satellite service. Click Amazon: Hottest Deals On Amazon Fire TV Devices! Speaking before the MoffettNathanson Media Summit in New York, Stephens dismissed talk that the company ultimately wants to make the live streaming service its

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DIRECTV to Air Byron Nelson Golf Tournament In 4K

DIRECTV will air this week’s AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament in 4K on its live 4K channel, channel 106. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! The satcaster, which previously aired The Masters and other sporting events in 4K, says it will broadcast holes 16, 17 and 18 each day of the tournament which runs from May

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DIRECTV Now Still Has a Sports Blackout Problem (UPDATED)

DIRECTV Now over the weekend incorrectly blacked out at least two Arizona Diamondbacks games on Fox Sports Arizona despite protests from Arizona residents and Fox Sports Arizona itself. Updated: The blackouts continued Monday night (May 15). @DIRECTVNowHelp told one upset Arizona customer to try using the Fox Sports app to watch the game rather than

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DIRECTV Now: Subscribers Are Still Complaining

DIRECTV Now, which debuted to critical scorn last November 30 due to widespread technical difficulties, is still causing a large number of subscribers to complain about sub-par performance. Click Amazon: Today’s Top-Selling TVs! As of 1 p.m. ET today, the Apple iTunes store had 1,974 reviews posted since the live streaming service’s first day. The average

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