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Is DIRECTV Now On XBox One Or PS4?

Q. What devices is DIRECTV Now available on. I have a PlayStation 4 and a XBox One. Is it available on those? — Cindy, Bangor, Maine.  Cindy, DIRECTV Now, the live streaming service owned by AT&T, is available on many devices (see below), but it has never been available on either the XBox One or

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DIRECTV Now: Can You Watch Regional Sports While Traveling?

Q. I subscribe to NBC Sports Chicago on DIRECTV Now and I’m planning a trip next week to Kansas City. My question is will I be able to watch the Chicago Cubs on NBC Sports Chicago on DIRECTV Now while I’m in Kansas City? — Marie, Chicago.  Marie, I am sorry to report that the

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YouTube TV Goes Down, But Live Streaming Goes On

News Analysis YouTube TV yesterday suffered an outage during a World Cup game between England and Croatia, leaving subscribers unable to watch the semi-final contest, which was won by Croatia, 2-1. The live streaming service apologized for the interruption which lasted much of the second half. Click to see today’s best-selling TV at Amazon.com See

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Does Live Streaming Have a Bad Picture?

Q. I know you have been a frequent critic of the picture on live streaming such as DIRECTV Now and Sling TV. But come on, Swanni, is the picture really that bad? Is it buffering all the time, or are you just going a little nuts about this? — Bob, West Hollywood, California.  Live streaming

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Why Did DIRECTV Now Add More Subs Than Sling TV?

Q. I read yesterday at your site that DIRECTV Now is adding a lot more subscribers than Sling TV. I don’t understand why that would be. I have Sling and I love it. I tried DIRECTV Now and hated it. What’s up with this? — Marie, Denver, Colorado. Marie, Dish, which owns Sling TV, yesterday

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Live Streaming: Is the Picture Really That Bad?

Q. I know you have been a frequent critic of the picture on live streaming such as DIRECTV Now and Sling TV. But come on, Swanni, is the picture really that bad? Is it buffering all the time, or are you just going a little nuts about this? — Bob, West Hollywood, California.  Live streaming

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DIRECTV Now: Why Only Two Streams?

Q. I was considering getting DIRECTV Now, but I see that they offer just two streams. What exactly does that mean? And should it stop me from getting it? — Joy, Waco, Texas.  Joy, as you probably know, DIRECTV Now is a live streaming service that offers four different packages of channels starting at $35

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Does Netflix Show Live Sports?

Q. I love Netflix! But I have a question for you: Do you think it will ever show live sports like Amazon does? If it had my favorite teams, I would never watch anything else! — Monica, Phoenix, Arizona. Monica, as you note, Amazon Prime last season live streamed National Football League games on Thursday

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AT&T Files Trademark For AT&T TV

AT&T has filed for a trademark for ‘AT&T TV’ with the U.S Patent & Trademark Office, a possible signal that the telco will eventually move away from its current TV brand names, DIRECTV and U-verse. In its trademark application, the telco says AT&T TV would be used for “Set-top boxes; computer hardware and software used

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YouTube TV Raises Price to $40 a Month

YouTube TV, the live streaming service owned by Google, today officially changed its monthly price from $35 to $40. The price hike was expected. YouTube revealed last month that it would increase the monthly fee when it added several Turner-owned channels including TNT, TBS, CNN, truTV, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and Turner Classic Movies. Click

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DIRECTV Now: Is It Still $10 a Month?

Q. I remember reading a story you wrote awhile back about DIRECTV Now being just $10 a month. Is that deal still good? I would be very tempted at that price. — Tammy, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Tammy, I have good news for you. The offer is still good. And here’s how it works: DIRECTV Now is

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YouTube TV Adds MLB Network, NBA TV

YouTube TV, the live streaming service owned by Google, yesterday added the MLB Network and NBA TV channels. In addition, the streamer said it would soon add MLB.TV, the baseball league’s package of out-of-market games. YouTube TV did not offer a date for when customers can sign up, or a price, but the online plan

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