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DIRECTV: Will You Lose the Picture When It Rains?

Q. You often bash streaming services for losing their picture. But what about DIRECTV?! I live in a state where we get plenty of rain and my DIRECTV picture goes out whenever the rain is heavy, or sometimes even during a normal shower! What about that, Mr. TV Answer Man?! — Tom, Tampa, Florida. Tom,

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Update: DIRECTV Airing All 64 World Cup Games In 4K HDR

DIRECTV tells the TVAnswerman.com that it will air all 64 games of the 2018 World Cup live and in 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range.) The much-anticipated soccer tournament, which will be held in Russia, will start this month with a June 14 first round matchup between Russia and Saudi Arabia at 11 a.m. Eastern time.

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DIRECTV to Air 28 World Cup Games In 4K HDR

AT&T has posted a web page detailing DIRECTV’s plans to offer live 4K coverage of this month’s 2018 World Cup games from Russia. See update on this article. The telco has refused to confirm that DIRECTV will offer the games in 4K, although it has suggested in promotional material that it will.  Asked today if

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DIRECTV Adds Sports to 4K Lineup

DIRECTV has unveiled its lineup of live 4K programming for June and, as usual, it’s dominated by sporting events. (Note: DIRECTV has made no announcement regarding the broadcast of this month’s World Cup in 4K in the United States. We have seen vague references in advertising brochures that games will be available in 4K, but

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DIRECTV Now: Is that $10 Offer Still Good?

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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AT&T to Stream Full DIRECTV Lineup For Lower Price

AT&T confirmed yesterday that by year’s end it will launch a streaming service that offers the same lineup as DIRECTV, but at a lower price. Since November 2016, the telco has offered DIRECTV Now, the live streaming service that features programming packages starting at $35 a month. However, DIRECTV Now’s plans do not include all

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DIRECTV Now Adds DVR Service, But It May Cost You

DIRECTV Now, the live streaming service owned by AT&T, today added both a third stream, and a DVR feature. But it will cost you. See today’s top deals on TVs at Amazon.com. See Amazon’s Best-Selling Streaming Devices! Click to see today’s best-selling TV at Amazon.com! Until now, DIRECTV Now subscribers could only watch programming on

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Why Did AT&T & DIRECTV Give Money to Trump’s Lawyer?

Q. I read that AT&T and DIRECTV gave money to President Trump’s lawyer. I haven’t liked DIRECTV ever since AT&T took it over and now I dislike it even more! Why on earth would they give money to Trump’s lawyer? He’s such as sleaze bag! If they don’t explain, I’m dumping DIRECTV! — Carl, Falls

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DIRECTV to Air 6 MLB Games in 4K HDR

DIRECTV this month will air seven sporting events in 4K HDR, the satcaster has revealed at its web site. The 4K HDR lineup is led by six Major League Baseball games including tonight’s match up between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees from Yankee Stadium. Boston’s Drew Pomeranz is scheduled to pitch against the

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AT&T: Does It Even Care About DIRECTV Subscribers?

Q. I’ve been a DIRECTV subscriber for many, many years, but it feels like AT&T doesn’t care about me. All I ever hear is what they are doing for DIRECTV Now. Free stuff. Lower fees. More channels. Why can’t we get more at DIRECTV? Does AT&T even care about us? — Lee, Billings, Montana. Lee,

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DIRECTV Now Adds 312,000 Subs In 1Q

DIRECTV lost a net of 188,000 subscribers in the first quarter while AT&T’s U-Verse gained a net of 1,000 in the time period, AT&T announced today. The telco also reported that its live streaming service, DIRECTV Now, added a net of 312,000 subscribers in the first quarter, bringing its total at first quarter’s end to

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