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HD Report | April 28, 2017

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HBO & Cinemax Free Previews Start On Friday

April 18, 2017 | 1

HBO and Cinemax will be offering free previews starting Friday, April 21st for many customers with cable or satellite TV service. The previews will be available with AT&T U-Verse, DirecTV, Dish Network and just confirmed, Frontier FiOS (licensed through Verizon).

We’re waiting to … Read More

DirecTV Adds Local HD Networks in Bangor, Maine

April 15, 2017 |

It’s been a long time waiting, but DirecTV customers in the Bangor, Maine market area can finally get local channels in HD (High Definition). The local broadcast networks now available in HD include WLBZ/NBC, WVII/ABC, WABI/CBS, WFVX/FOX and WMEB/PBS.

The … Read More

DirecTV to Broadcast Select MLB Games in 4k Ultra HD

March 24, 2017 |

AT&T announced their satellite TV service DirecTV will be broadcasting up to 25 select MLB games this season in 4k Ultra HD. The first game will be the Chicago Cubs visiting the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Tuesday, April … Read More

DirecTV Free Preview includes Cinemax, HBO, Showtime & Starz

February 16, 2017 |

Get your DVR cleared out! DirecTV is having a free preview of premium channels this weekend including Cinemax, HBO, Showtime, and Starz. The preview runs from Friday, Feb. 17 through Monday, Feb. 20,

During the weekend preview viewers can catch original programming such … Read More

DIRECTV NOW App Slammed By Reviews

January 9, 2017 | 15

AT&T/DirecTV launched their internet-based service DIRECTV NOW just over a month ago, offering new customers free trials, an Amazon Fire TV Stick, or 4th-generation Apple TV depending on commitment. The service runs on a dedicated app for a … Read More

DirecTV Subs In 33 Markets May Lose Some Local Stations Jan. 1

December 26, 2016 |

DirecTV subscribers may lose access to 33 local network stations spanning 28 markets next weekend on January 1st, 2017 if a carriage agreement with Hearst Television is not reached in time.

Local affiliates such as KOAT-TV (ABC) in Albuquerque, Santa … Read More

Here Are The DIRECTV NOW Launch Deals

November 30, 2016 | 2

As you may have heard AT&T launched DIRECTV NOW, a new internet TV service that doesn’t require a long term contract, a service agreement with a cable company, or any fancy equipment. All it requires is a decent internet connection and … Read More

AT&T Launching DIRECTV NOW Internet TV Service

November 29, 2016 |

AT&T has officially announced the launch date for DIRECTV NOW, an internet-delivered TV service that starts at $35 per month for over 60 channels. The service will begin on Wednesday, Nov. 30 for anyone with a U.S. internet connection.

Other plans … Read More

AT&T Customers Can Now Stream DirecTV Data-Free On Mobile Devices

November 28, 2016 |

AT&T just launched a new perk for mobile customers with DirecTV service. Subscribers in US states can now stream DirecTV through the mobile app for Android, iOS and Fire HD devices without using data against their monthly allowance.

This doesn’t mean DirecTV customers can … Read More

DirecTV Finally Launches Oxygen HD Channel on 251

November 22, 2016 |

New HD channels are few and far between these days, but there remain some networks that just aren’t available in high definition through certain TV service providers.

Oxygen has been broadcasting in 1080i since 2011, but up until now the … Read More

DirecTV Offering Free Preview of 9 HD Channels

November 19, 2016 |

DirecTV is currently offering a free preview of the HD Extra Pack from Nov. 16 through Nov. 22. The HD Extra Pack is a bundle of hi-def channels that usually costs $4.99 per month and includes networks such as Hallmark Movie Channel, MGM … Read More

DirecTV Now To Offer Free Apple TV Or Fire TV Stick Upon Sign-Up

November 9, 2016 |

When AT&T launches its new over-the-top streaming service called DirecTV Now, new customers will be able to get a free Apple TV or Amazon Fire TV Stick by trying the service.

The news comes via leaked online documents that Variety was … Read More

DirecTV To Deliver Notre Dame Football Games In 4k

September 8, 2016 |

 

DirecTV has announced they will deliver six Notre Dame Football games in 4k Ultra HD on NBC this season. The first game in 4k will be on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern when The Fighting Irish take on the Nevada … Read More

DirecTV Subscribers Get Preview Of HD Extra Pack Channels

August 31, 2016 |

Every so often DirecTV provides a free preview of their HD Extra Pack, a bundle of hi-def channels that usually costs $4.99 per month and includes networks such as HDNet Movies, MGM HD, Sony Movie Channel HD and Universal HD. The high-definition … Read More

NBC Will Broadcast 2016 Rio Olympics in Ultra HD

July 31, 2016 |

If you’re looking for an excuse to purchase a 4k Ultra HD TV, the 2016 Summer Olympics from Rio may be a good enough reason. NBC plans to broadcast events from the Rio Olympics in Ultra HD through service providers … Read More

DIRECTV Updates Mobile App For Apple iPad & iPhone

July 25, 2016 |

The latest update to the mobile app for Apple iPad and iPhone has fixed some bugs and been made more stable, but has also added a few interface changes. Among the updates is a new Play button for each … Read More

DIRECTV & DISH Customers Get MLB Extra Innings Preview

July 14, 2016 |

DirecTV and Dish Network customers will be getting a free preview of MLB Extra Innings starting on Friday, July 15 and ending on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

The MLB Extra Innings is an add-on to your television service package that … Read More

DIRECTV Offering Preview of 220 XTRA Channels

May 27, 2016 | 1

DirecTV is currently offering a free preview of the XTRA service package with over 220 channels — many of them in HD. The package includes about 45 more channels than the CHOICE service below it, and about 75 more channels … Read More

DirecTV & AT&T Customers to get HDNet Movies Channel Preview

May 9, 2016 |

DirecTV and AT&T U-verse TV customers will get a free preview of HDNet Movies starting on Thursday, May 12 and ending on Wednesday, May 18.

During the preview period viewers can enjoy a Star Trek movie marathon (May 14 & … Read More

DirecTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET Subscribers Will Get Live Streaming

April 28, 2016 |

All DirecTV NFL SUNDAY TICKET subscribers will be able to live stream out-of-market games this season, AT&T announced late yesterday. This is great news for NFL SUNDAY TICKET customers because they won’t have to upgrade to NFL SUNDAY TICKET MAX, an … Read More