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DIRECTV to Air 148 Hours Of Winter Olympics In 4K

DIRECTV plans to air 148 hours from the 2018 Winter Olympics in 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range), the satcaster revealed today. AT&T confirmed over the weekend that DIRECTV would air portions of the games in 4K HDR on its live 4K channel, which is 106. But the satellite TV service did not provide a schedule

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Swanni Sez Newsletter — February 6, 2018

Good morning, everyone. Welcome to today’s Swanni Sez newsletter, which includes links and summaries of the day’s top stories in TV technology. But before we go to the news, don’t forget to peruse the aisles of Amazon where today you will find some awesome deals on Amazon devices such as the Echo and Fire TV

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How to Get DIRECTV Now For $10 a Month

DIRECTV Now is offering a time-limited deal for new customers: $10 a month for the first three months of its ‘Live a Little’ package which includes more than 60 live channels. The Live a Little plan normally costs $35 a month. However, DIRECTV Now says that if you insert the code, YESNOW3, at checkout, you

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Swanni Sez Newsletter — February 5, 2018

Good morning, everyone. Welcome to today’s Swanni Sez newsletter, which includes links and summaries of the day’s top stories in TV technology. But before we go to the news, don’t forget to peruse the aisles of Amazon where today you will find some awesome deals on Amazon devices such as the Echo and Fire TV

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DIRECTV to Carry 2018 Winter Olympics In 4K

AT&T has revealed that DIRECTV will carry portions of this month’s 2018 Winter Olympics from Seoul, Korea in 4K, and 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range). Comcast-owned NBC announced last month it will distribute coverage of the games in 4K and 4K HDR to participating pay TV providers. (NBC has the exclusive broadcast rights to the

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Swanni Sez Newsletter — February 1, 2018

Good morning, everyone. Welcome to today’s Swanni Sez newsletter, which includes links and summaries of the day’s top stories in TV technology. But before we go to the news, don’t forget to peruse the aisles of Amazon where today you will find some awesome deals on Super Bowl TVs and related merchandise. Plus, as you

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DIRECTV Raises Price On MLB Extra Innings — Sort Of

DIRECTV has just revealed the price for its 2018 MLB Extra Innings plan, and it’s higher than last year — by $1.25. The satcaster is charging $173.99 for this year’s package of out-of-market MLB games, according to a DIRECTV web page just posted, compared to $172.74 for the 2017 plan. Shop Now at Amazon! See the New

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DIRECTV Now to Get DVR, 3rd Stream In Spring

AT&T revealed yesterday that this spring it will add several user enhancements to its live streaming service, DIRECTV Now, including the ability to stream programming on three different devices at the same time. The disclosure was made yesterday in an AT&T conference call with financial analysts following the release of the company’s fourth quarter earnings

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AT&T: More Bad News For DIRECTV, U-verse

DIRECTV lost a net of 147,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter while AT&T’s U-Verse lost 60,000 in the time period, AT&T announced today. The telco also reported that its live streaming service, DIRECTV Now, added a net of 368,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter, bringing its total at year’s end to nearly 1.2 million. Click

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Swanni Sez Newsletter — January 31, 2018

Good morning, everyone. Welcome to today’s Swanni Sez newsletter, which includes links and summaries of the day’s top stories in TV technology. But before we go to the news, don’t forget to peruse the aisles of Amazon where today you will find some awesome deals on Super Bowl TVs and related merchandise. Plus, as you

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AT&T & DIRECTV Reach Deal With American Spirit Media

AT&T has reached a new carriage deal with American Spirit Media, ending a four-month blackout of the broadcaster’s local channels on both AT&T’s U-verse and DIRECTV TV services. DIRECTV subscribers have been missing seven American Spirit Media stations due to the dispute since September 21. Click Amazon: See Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The seven stations are:

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Broadcaster Urges DIRECTV Subs to Seek Refunds In Fee Fight

The fee fight between AT&T/DIRECTV and seven local stations owned by American Spirit Media has entered its fourth month with the broadcaster urging AT&T’s U-verse and DIRECTV subscribers to seek a refund. “Make your voice heard and tell them enough is enough. Call DIRECTV and AT&T U-Verse customer service. Post on Facebook. Tell them you

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