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Has AT&T Kept Its Promise to DIRECTV Subscribers?

Q. I’ve had DIRECTV for a long time and I remember when AT&T took it over that they made a bunch of promises. Curious if they actually kept those promises. Can you look them up and see? — Teresa, Dunkirk, Maryland.  Teresa, you have a great memory. On July 24, 2015, the day AT&T completed

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AT&T: DIRECTV, U-verse Lose 897K Subs In Coronavirus 1Q

AT&T announced today that its DIRECTV and U-verse TV services combined for a net loss of 897,000 subscribers in the first quarter. The company’s streaming service, AT&T TV Now, also lost 138.000 subscribers, bringing the company’s total TV losses to more than one million in the quarter. This was the first insight into how the

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AT&T Stops Selling U-verse TV

AT&T has announced that it’s no longer selling its U-verse TV service to new customers. The telco made the announcement today on the U-verse page at ATT.com. “To help our employees serve our existing customers, we’re no longer selling U-verse TV. Service for existing U-verse TV customers is not impacted,” the company states. What’s unclear

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AT&T: What Will It Do With U-verse?

Q. You’ve written a lot about AT&T’s plans for DIRECTV, but what about U-verse? Are they going to keep it going or do they plan to shut it down? — Rita, Clemson, South Carolina.  Rita, the AT&T-owned U-verse will celebrate its 14th anniversary this June, but I would be surprised if it turns 15. Let

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Coronavirus: AT&T TV, DIRECTV Offers Free HBO, Epix, More

AT&T-owned TV services today are kicking off a free preview of four premium channels as a way to help Coronavirus shut-ins pass the time. DIRECTV and U-verse subscribers today will be able to watch Starz for free until April 2. Then, on April 2, Epix will be available for free until April 16 for subscribers

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Why Didn’t DIRECTV Cut Prices For Existing Subs?

Q. I am so mad right now. I read your post about DIRECTV cutting prices for new customers, but what about us, the people who have had DIRECTV for years. When will we ever get a break? I am so fed up with these people!! — Stacey, Laurel, Maryland.  Stacey, you’re right. AT&T, which owns

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DIRECTV, U-verse Lower Prices For New Subscribers

AT&T, which lost roughly four million TV subscribers in 2019, has quietly dropped the price for new subscribers to its two leading TV services, DIRECTV and U-verse. New subscribers to DIRECTV can now pay $49.99 a month for the first year of its Select plan (155 channels), compared to $59.99 previously; $59.99 a month for

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DIRECTV, U-verse: 6M Subs Lost Since AT&T Purchase

DIRECTV and U-verse have lost roughly six million subscribers since AT&T took control of the satcaster in the second quarter of 2015. The satellite service had 20.2 million subscribers at the end of the second quarter five years ago. U-verse, which was owned by AT&T prior to the company’s July 2015 purchase of DIRECTV, had

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Why Is DIRECTV Raising Prices?

Q. I read your article about DIRECTV raising prices again and my question is why, why, why?!! They do this every year. Don’t they understand that many of us are fed up and might cut the cord? — Tom, Gaithersburg, Maryland.  Tom, you’re right. AT&T, which owns DIRECTV, has revealed that, starting next month, it’s

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DIRECTV Raising Prices In January 2020

DIRECTV next month will raise prices on most programming packages for existing customers by $1 a month to $8 a month as well as increase the Regional Sports Channel fee by as much as $2 a month, AT&T, which owns DIRECTV, has revealed in a notice posted at its web site. U-verse, also owned by

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ESPN Is Still On DIRECTV — For Now

ESPN is still on DIRECTV, U-verse and AT&T TV Now as of 5 a.m. ET on Saturday, but it’s unclear for how much longer. Update: It appears on Sunday morning (September 15) that a deal is done. See TVAnswerman.com for more information. AT&T and Disney are locked in a carriage battle that threatens to blackout

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