AT&T TV NOW FAQ
What is AT&T TV NOW?
AT&T TV NOW, formerly known as DIRECTV NOW, is a livestreaming and on-demand TV service. The plans are the same—it’s just a new app, and a new look,with plans similar to DIRECTV NOW packages.
Be careful not to confuse AT&T TV NOW with other AT&T TV brands, which includes another streaming service (AT&T TV) and its satellite cable service, DIRECTV.
What is AT&T TV DIRECTV NOW?
Actually, it’s just AT&T TV NOW, formerly known as DIRECTV NOW. It’s the same service, under a new name.
How does AT&T TV NOW work?
As a livestreaming service, AT&T TV NOW is a no-contract, no-cable box, cancel-anytime deal—perfect for anyone looking to ditch cable.
You access the service through an app on one of several supported devices, including personal computers, set-top boxes, streaming sticks, smart TVs, smartphones, and tablets.
How many devices can I simultaneously use with AT&T TV NOW?
AT&T TV NOW—formerly known as DIRECTV NOW—supports several devices, but you may use only two at a time unless you spring for a third stream, which will cost you $5 a month.
What is the future of AT&T TV NOW with DIRECTV?
DIRECTV is AT&T’s satellite TV service. AT&T TV NOW is the new name for DIRECTV’s streaming sister service, DIRECTV NOW.
AT&T also owns two more streaming services: AT&T TV (formerly U-verse TV) and AT&T WatchTV.
Is HBO GO free with AT&T TV NOW?
HBO GO no longer exists because of HBO Max, an even better service. It’s included with AT&T TV NOW’s MAX plan ($80 a month, 60+ channels). With any other AT&T TV NOW package, HBO Max is $14.99 a month.
How do I access AT&T TV NOW on my TV?
If your TV is one of AT&T TV NOW’s supported devices, download the app, sign in, and go. If your TV isn’t listed, you will need to use one of the other supported streaming devices, which include personal computers, set-top boxes, streaming sticks, smartphones, and tablets.
Which is best, AT&T TV NOW or DIRECTV NOW?
AT&T TV NOW is DIRECTV NOW rebranded. So they’re the same service.
What channels do you get with AT&T TV NOW?
The list of channels available through AT&T TV NOW is far too long to reprint here. But it’s in the article above, so you can click here to see a table of AT&T TV NOW’s available channels.
How do I get AT&T TV NOW as an app on my TV?
You’ll need a smart TV that supports the AT&T TV NOW app. Currently, these include Apple TV, Apple TV 4K, and select models of Samsung smart TVs.