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DIRECTV Holding Free Preview Of Starz

DIRECTV will hold a free preview of the Starz channel from Friday, January 19 through Monday, January 22, the satcaster has announced. The preview will coincide with the premiere episode of the premium channel’s new sci-fi series,  Counterpart, which stars J.K. Simmons as a lowly United Nations bureaucrat who discovers his superiors have found a

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DIRECTV Airing More Shows In 4K & HDR

DIRECTV has unveiled a new schedule of 4K programs and they include four more programs in both 4K and HDR. AT&T, which owns DIRECTV, said last month that the satellite TV service will air 13 NBA games in 4K HDR this season, starting with the Cleveland Cavaliers-Milwaukee Bucks game on December 19. (HDR, which stands for

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DIRECTV Loses Another Local Channel In Fee Fight

DIRECTV yesterday lost the NBC affiliate in Rapid City, South Dakota due to a fee fight with its owner, the Rapid Broadcasting Company. The station, KNBN-TV, posted a notice on its web site, notifying viewers of the interruption. Shop Now at Amazon! 1-Day-Only Deals! “At midnight, Jan. 1, 2018, DIRECTV removed NewsCenter1 (KNBN-TV), the Black

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DIRECTV Now Angers Subs With MSG Blunder

DIRECTV Now last week sent an e-mail to all subscribers, alerting them that the regional sports channels, MSG and MSG+, would be added to their lineups. MSG airs games from several professional teams such as The New York Knicks, Buffalo Sabres, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers and New York Islanders. Consequently, the e-mail excited

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DIRECTV Adds 4 New HD Channels

DIRECTV this morning added four new HD channels, bringing its total of 24/7 HD channels to more than 210. The satcaster added the following channels in high-def: MAVTV, GAC, POP, and TV One. Click Amazon: Today;s 1-Day-Only Deals! MAVTV, which is on DIRECTV’s channel 214, features programming targeted to motor sports’ enthusiasts. Programs include Australian

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DIRECTV Raising Prices In January 2018

DIRECTV next month will raise prices on most programming packages for existing customers by $2 a month to $8 a month as well as hike the Regional Sports Channel fee in select markets, AT&T has revealed in a notice posted at its web site. The satcaster has hiked prices on programming packages in January for

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DIRECTV, U-verse Hold Free Preview Of 4 Premium Channels

DIRECTV and U-verse will hold a free preview of four premium channels during the binge-worthy Thanksgiving weekend — HBO, Starz, Showtime and Cinemax. The preview will begin Thursday, November 23, and end Sunday, November 26. Click Amazon: Shop Now For Black Friday Deals!! In addition to the four premium channels above, the U-verse preview will

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DIRECTV Drops NFL Sunday Ticket Price to $160

With eight weeks left in the season, DIRECTV has lowered the price of the 2017 NFL Sunday Ticket for existing customers to $159.96 for the basic plan and $199.96 for the Max plan. The basic plan, which normally costs $281 for the season, includes all out-of-market Sunday afternoon games (except games played overseas) on satellite

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AT&T: 5 Things We Just Learned About DIRECTV & DIRECTV Now

AT&T yesterday released its third quarter report, detailing subscriber trends for its three TV services: DIRECTV, U-verse, and DIRECTV Now. The news was bad for both DIRECTV and U-verse with net video sub losses of 251,000 and 134,000 respectively in the quarter. But DIRECTV Now, the company’s live streaming service, generated an additional 289,000 net

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AT&T: DIRECTV Lost 251K Subs In 3Q

AT&T revealed today that DIRECTV lost a net of 251,000 subscribers in the third quarter while the company’s other TV service, U-verse, lost a net of 134,000 video customers in the time period. The new sub numbers were in the company’s third quarter report, which was released this afternoon. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! AT&T’s

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NFL Sunday Ticket: Can You Order Just One Game?

Q. TV Answerman, I live in Boston and a friend of mine from Baltimore is coming into town next weekend (Sunday, October 22). He’s a big Ravens fans. Is there anyway to order the Ravens-Vikings game from DIRECTV on the NFL Sunday Ticket without buying the entire season? The entire season is too rich for

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DIRECTV/AT&T: One Fee Fight Settled; 2 More Continue

AT&T has come to a new carriage agreement with Dispatch Broadcasting, returning two Dispatch-owned stations to the lineups of DIRECTV and U-verse TV after a five-week blackout. Dispatch pulled the two stations — WTHR-TV (NBC affiliate in Indianapolis) and WBNS-TV (CBS affiliate in Columbus, Ohio) — from the two AT&T-owned TV services on September 6

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