DirecTV offers $50 with HBO sign-up

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Want to get money back for subscribing to HBO with DirecTV? The satellite TV provider is offering a $50 prepaid Visa card for new customers who sign up between February 5th and April 15, 2015. What’s driving the incentive?…

DIRECTV adds SundanceTV & WE tv HD channels

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DirecTV has added two new channels to their HD channel lineup: SundanceTV and WE tv, on Channel 557 and Channel 260, respectively. The channels were previously available in standard definition, but can now be viewed in…

DIRECTV Adds 22 Channels to Out-of-Home Streaming Lineup

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It wasn’t long ago that streaming TV out-of-home was limited to a select few channels. But as new deals are made with networks, service providers like DirecTV are living up to the TV Everywhere initiative that’s…

BBC World News HD launches on DirecTV

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BBC World News has officially launched on DirecTV Channel 346 in high-definition. The 24-hour channel provides a variety of news programming including breaking international headlines, business coverage, current affairs, and documentaries. Popular shows in the North America edition…

MLS Direct Kick opens 2015 Season with Free Preview

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Starting today, MLS Direct Kick is providing a free preview during opening week of the 2015 MLS season. The add-on soccer package is available through DirecTV and most digital cable TV providers, usually priced $79 for…

WatchESPN & WatchABC now authenticating on DirecTV

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One of the apps I’ve been waiting to use as a DirecTV subscriber is WatchESPN. But the Disney-owned service, along with WatchABC, require authentication from a service provider. Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, and a whole…

DirecTV adds NBC Universo HD channel

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DirecTV has added NBC Universo HD to their lineup on Channel 410, bringing additional Spanish-language programming to subscribers with the XTRA Package or above service. NBC Universo broadcasts sports events such as NASCAR, NFL games, and Premier League soccer in…

DIRECTV offering preview of Universal Sports Network

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DirecTV is currently offering a free preview of Universal Sports Network on Channel 625 through Sunday, February 15. The network broadcasts a variety of Olympics-related team and individual sports such as triathlons, figure skating, volleyball, cycling, snowboarding…

DirecTV gives subs preview of NBA League Pass

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Right now, if you’re a DirecTV subscriber and tune-in to any of the NBA League Pass suite of channels you can get a free preview through Sunday, January 25th. The schedule during the preview includes over…

DirecTV adds Longhorn Network HD channel

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Today, DirecTV added the Longhorn Network to their HD channel lineup, that airs over 175 exclusive events a year from University of Texas varsity sports teams. The channel also broadcasts shows such as the daily Longhorn Extra news…

DirecTV now authenticating Fox Now channel on Roku devices

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If you’re a DirecTV subscriber with a Roku device you’ll now be able to authenticate the Fox Now streaming channel, providing on-demand access to popular shows such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Gotham and The Following wherever your Roku player is set…

DirecTV launches ESPN Buzzer Beater channel

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Here’s some great news for college basketball fans who are also DirecTV subscribers. The company has launched ESPN Buzzer Beater on Channel 615. The channel brings highlights and live cut-ins during national college basketball games, including…

DirecTV/Disney deal adds channels & expands TV Everywhere

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A new deal between DirecTV and Disney will renew and expand programming available to subscribers, including the addition of Fusion, Longhorn Network, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, ESPN3, and SEC Network + channels. In their press…

New DirecTV channels you can stream away from home

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DirecTV recently added to their lineup of channels that are available to stream out-of-home with several new selections from Fox Network. The new channels include Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, FXX, Nat Geo, and Nat…

DirecTV soft-launches Spanish-language OTT streaming service

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Spanish-language TV viewers will soon have an alternative to traditional cable & satellite TV service. In the U.S. only, DirecTV is launching an over-the-top (OTT) streaming service called  Yaveo. The $7.99 per-month service (comparable with the price…

Fox News and Business pulled from DISH

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Over the weekend Dish customers lost access to Fox News and Fox Business after the two companies could not come to terms on a renewal agreement. The channel feeds were officially pulled on Saturday, December 21st at 11:59…

FOX TV Everywhere apps now on DirecTV

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DirecTV has announced FOX’s TV Everywhere service is now available to their subscribers nationwide. The new partnership allows DirecTV customers to authenticate FOX TV Everywhere apps and websites for FOX NOW, FXNOW, and Nat Geo TV….

DirecTV & Harvey Weinstein to present two classic 60′s films on demand

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Here’s something you don’t see every day. DirecTV and The Weinstein Company’s Harvey Weinstein have partnered to bring two classic films to DirecTV on demand in January. El Cid (1961) starring Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren, and Circus World (1964)…

DirecTV launching 4k On-Demand content for Samsung Ultra HD TVs

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DirecTV will begin offering 4k content on-demand to subscribers starting Friday, November 14, with titles priced from $3.99-$15.99 each. The service will launch with popular movie titles in 4k resolution such as Forrest Gump, Star Trek (2009), and Transformers: Age…

DIRECTV lowers price of NFL Sunday Ticket packages

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Access to every out-of-market NFL game on Sundays has just gotten a lot cheaper. DirecTV has lowered the price of NFL Sunday Ticket as the 2014/2015 season enters its ninth week, offering NFL Sunday Ticket Max…