DirecTV Stream’s free Showtime preview went live yesterday, so existing subscribers may have already noticed the channel in their live guide.
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DirecTV Stream is a live TV streaming service that provides access to a variety of live channels (including local and sports channels) as well as on-demand videos from many of the same networks. It also offers a cloud DVR making it possible to record live TV to watch at a later, as well as the ability to stream on multiple devices at the same time.
DirecTV Stream FAQs
How much is DirecTV Stream?
The cost of DirecTV Stream depends on the plan chosen. The cheapest DirecTV Stream plan is Entertainment which costs a minimum of $74.99 per month. In total, DirecTV Stream currently offers four main plans for new customers to choose from, and the base plan price can increase to as high as $154.99 per month.
As these prices are only for the base plans, the actual price a consumer pays each month could be considerably higher if adding additional features or premium networks.
When did DirecTV Stream launch?
Officially, DirecTV Stream first became available in August of 2021. However, DirecTV Stream has gone through many rebrands over the years with the initial DirecTV Now service originally launching in November 2016. Since then, the same service has also been known as AT&T TV Now and AT&T TV.
Who owns DirecTV Stream?
DirecTV Stream was previously wholly owned by AT&T but is now owned by DirecTV. The wider DirecTV business was officially spun off into its own company in 2021. Following this change, the new company became 70 percent owned by AT&T and 30 percent owned by TPG Capital.
Which devices is DirecTV Stream available on?
DirecTV Stream is available on a number of different platforms and devices. As a result, owners of the following devices shouldn’t have any major issues with watching DirecTV Stream.
- Amazon Fire TV
- Apple TV
- Android mobile
- Android TV (select models)
- Samsung Smart TV
Is DirecTV Stream worth it?
Like many live TV services, whether DirecTV Stream is worth it depends on the channel lineup and the individual’s budget. DirecTV Stream does offer multiple plans for consumers to choose from, with each one offering greater or fewer channels than the others. In this sense, DirecTV Stream does provide consumers with a good level of choice.
However, even the cheapest DirecTV Stream live TV plan is more expensive than the base plans from other live TV streaming services, including Sling TV and YouTube TV.
DirecTV Stream has now added Get TV and Daystar to its channel lineup but it currently remains unclear which plans they are available with.
DirecTV Stream is offering all subscribers a free preview of its Movies Extra Pack, unlocking access to movies, classic shows, and more.
YouTube TV and DirecTV Stream are both premium TV services but there are enough differences to make choosing between them a little easier.
DirecTV Stream subscribers can catch up on The Last of Us on HBO or watch Cinemax for free over this weekend thanks to a new free preview.
DirecTV Stream offers multiple live TV plans for homes to choose from and all of them have now been affected by the latest price increase.
DirecTV Stream’s latest promotion offers $120 in savings over the first year. However, it’s best to view this as a free streaming player deal.
Epix Is now MGM+, and for a limited time, DirecTV Stream subscribers can see what MGM Plus has to offer without paying for a subscription.
Entertainment is the cheapest live TV plan offered by DirecTV Stream. Here’s a closer look at how much it costs and what you get in return.
DirecTV Stream can be a good live TV option for sports channels, but NFL fans will have to look elsewhere for access to NFL Network.
DirecTV Stream has confirmed that a price increase will arrive in January 2023. Here’s how it will affect those on a grandfathered plan.
2023 hasn’t started yet, but DirecTV Stream has already confirmed a price increase that will affect all live TV packages and subscribers.
DirecTV Stream subscribers now have the option of adding Peacock Premium to their live TV package at a heavily discounted monthly price.
New DirecTV Stream subscribers can save $10 on the monthly cost of live TV for three months, and even on the cheapest Entertainment plan.
NBA League Pass can be added to any DirecTV Stream live TV package, but some households may find they save money by signing up directly.
It has been a long time coming, but Android TV users can finally (and easily) download an official DirecTV Stream app on their devices.
DirecTV Stream’s latest promotion reduces the cost of a Choice (or higher) live TV subscription by $10 per month for the first five months.
Movies Extra Pack is an easy way to add more movies and channels to any of DirecTV Stream’s base plans, albeit at an additional monthly cost.
DirecTV Stream is one of the better options for accessing local channels but it’s not the cheapest, and it costs even more for RSNs.
DirecTV Stream has four main plans with the number of channels varying between 65 and 140. Here’s how the different channel lineups compare.