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HD Report | March 28, 2017

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DirecTV launches 4k Ultra HD Channels in Time for The Masters

April 7, 2016 |

DirecTV has just launched three 4k channels for customers with Ultra HD TVs. One of the channels premieres just in time to deliver The Masters golf tournament that starts today, April 7th and runs through April 10th. The event channel offers both free … Read More

AT&T Launching DirecTV Streaming Service

March 2, 2016 |

AT&T announced the launch of a streaming service later this year under their DirecTV brand.

The interesting thing about the launch is that it will not require the use of AT&T’s internet service. Rather, the streaming service will work through … Read More

DirecTV offering preview of 9 premium HD Channels

February 24, 2016 |

DirecTV is currently offering a free preview of nine premium HD channels in their HD Extra Pack. The preview started on Feb. 22nd and will run through Feb. 28th, 2016. The networks can be found on DirecTV channel 565 through 573.

The … Read More

AT&T Brings Back Unlimited Data for DirecTV & U-Verse Customers

January 11, 2016 |

After ending unlimited wireless data plans back in 2010, AT&T has brought back the service to both AT&T U-Verse and DirecTV customers. If you remember, AT&T purchased DirecTV last year for about $49 billion; the offering reveals some of the … Read More

DIRECTV & AT&T adding 7 new HD channels

December 29, 2015 | 1

AT&T has added six new high definition channels to the U-verse TV lineup and seven new HD channels are being added on DirecTV, after an agreement with Entertainment Studios was announced. The Entertainment Studios-owned channels include Comedy.TV, Recipe.TV, ES.TV, MyDestination.TV, Cars.TV, Pets.TV and Justice Central, which was … Read More

Price of DIRECTV service increasing in January

December 17, 2015 |

What many DirecTV subscribers may not know is that starting on January 28th, 2016 the price of TV service from the satellite provider will be increasing. Depending on what package customers subscribe to, the price may go up from $1 to $9 per month.

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AT&T & DirecTV add Magic Johnson’s ASPiRE HD channel

November 19, 2015 |

This week AT&T U-verse and DirecTV added the Magic Johnson-created ASPiRE channel in HD on both TV platforms. The network can be found in DIRECTV’s XTRA package on channel 381, and with AT&T U-verse on channels 158 (SD) and 1158 (HD).

“This is a fantastic way for … Read More

DirecTV offering free preview of HD Extra Pack

October 28, 2015 |

DirecTV is currently offering a free preview of their HD Extra Pack, a bundle of channels that usually costs $4.99 per month, and includes networks such as HDNet Movies, MGM HD, Palladia HD, and Sony Movie Channel HD. The networks can be … Read More

DirecTV offers free preview of NHL Center Ice package

October 5, 2015 |

Starting Thursday, Oct. 7, DirecTV will offer a free preview of the NHL Center Ice package with up to forty out-of-market National Hockey League games per week from outside local areas. The season package is available on DirecTV channels 769-785 with most broadcasts available in high-definition (HD). The … Read More

DIRECTV offering free preview of NFL Sunday Ticket this weekend

September 11, 2015 | 3

DirecTV is offering a free preview of NFL SUNDAY TICKET for the opening weekend of pro football on Sunday, September 13th. The service, which costs $41.99 per month for 6 months (their basic tier) offers every live game on Sundays, … Read More

DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket now streaming on Roku players

September 10, 2015 | 4

NFL Sunday Ticket was always something non-DirecTV customers envied — the chance to access every out-of-market NFL game on Sunday afternoons. But that has changed as of late, ever since DirecTV started offering NFLSUNDAYTICKET.TV.

Now, Roku has added DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket … Read More

LG’s Smart TV update supports 4k from DIRECTV

September 3, 2015 |

LG’s latest update to their webOS Smart TV platform includes support for 4k Ultra HD content from DirecTV. With built-in DirecTV capability, LG’s 2015 models and certain 2014 models let DirecTV subscribers with the Genie HD DVR access programming directly … Read More

DirecTV Little League World Series on ABC (not ESPN as banner shows)

August 30, 2015 |

Just to let you know if you’re trying to tune-in to the Little League World Series on DirecTV, the guide shows the event to be on ESPN (Channel 207), but its really on ABC. Head over to your local ABC … Read More

DIRECTV unveils the 4K Genie Mini set-top box

August 19, 2015 |

DirecTV has announced the 4K Genie Mini set-top box, allowing 4k customers to watch 4k Ultra HD content on most 4k TVs placed throughout the home. The new 4k Genie Mini brings full Genie features, with 4k support and Dolby Digital Plus … Read More

DirecTV offers preview of Starz and Encore [Updated]

August 17, 2015 |

DirecTV is offering a free preview of Starz and Encore channels from Thursday, August 20th through Monday, August 24th. Starz can be found on DirecTV channels 525-531, while Encore channels are available on channels 535-542.

If you’re looking for something new … Read More

DIRECTV’s Spanish-language Yaveo service now on Roku

August 13, 2015 |

DirecTV’s over-the-top Spanish-language service Yaveo is now available on the Roku platform, including Roku and Roku TV streaming media players, and the Roku Streaming Stick. Subscriptions to Yaveo cost $7.99 per month (no long-term contract required), and include thousands of … Read More

DIRECTV App Update Now Live Streams ESPN

August 12, 2015 |

The latest update to the DIRECTV app for iOS and Android devices brings the ability to stream ESPN live from anywhere, as long as there’s an internet connection. The ESPN channels indicate HD format, however, video quality will depend on bandwidth … Read More

AT&T answers customer questions about DirecTV acquisition

July 27, 2015 |

With AT&T’s purchase of DirecTV, customers on both sides of have plenty of questions about how their services will be affected. One important, general question is whether or not a customer’s existing TV service will change. The answer, according to AT&T, is … Read More

DirecTV acquired by AT&T

July 24, 2015 |

Today, AT&T officially announced acquisition of satellite TV company DirecTV. With the merger, AT&T becomes the largest pay TV provider in the U.S. with over 26 million customers in the US and more than 191 million customers in Latin America, including Mexico and the Caribbean.

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MLB Extra Innings on DirecTV offers free trial & half-season discount

July 16, 2015 |

MLB EXTRA INNINGS is available as a free trial for DirecTV customers from July 17th through July 26th. And, those who want to keep the service after can get it at a $75 discount (the half-season rate). The extended MLB … Read More