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Everything You Need To Know About DirecTV Stream

Jeff Kotuby

AT&T TV has officially become DIRECTV STREAM as of Thursday, August 26. Those of you who are having to switch over from AT&T TV, along with everyone else who may have questions: Here’s everything you need to know about the updated service before it goes live.

How Much Will DIRECTV STREAM Cost?

Just like AT&T TV, DIRECTV STREAM has four tiers, with their no-contract options starting with $69.99 with their Entertainment Plan with 65+ channels. If you want regional sports including Bally Sports RSNs and YES Network, their Choice Plan begins at $84.99 (with no additional RSN Fee), which also includes HBO Max for three months. They also have Ultimate ($94.99 for 130 channels) and Premier tiers ($139.99 for 140 channels). A full list of channels on DIRECTV STREAM is below.

As part of the transition, they dropped their two-year contract plans, which were available with AT&T TV, which makes it simple.

All plans include a 20 Hour Cloud DVR, but you can upgrade to an Unlimited DVR for an additional $10. The service also does not include DirecTV’s Android TV streaming box, you can add one for $5 a month or use your own streaming device at no extra cost.

What are the Different DIRECTV STREAM Plans?

No Contract Channels
Entertainment 65+ Channels $69.99 Locals + 34 of Top 35 Channels
Choice 90+ Channels $84.99 Locals + Top 35 + Your Local RSN
Ultimate 130+ Channels $94.99 Locals + Top 35 + Your Local RSN + More Sports
Premier 140+ Channels $139.99 Locals + Top 35 + Your Local RSN + Premiums

Does DIRECTV STREAM include a DVR?

With their no-contract plans, you will get a 20 Hour Cloud DVR. Customers can upgrade from the 20 Hour DVR to an Unlimited DVR (previously 500 hours) for $10 a month. The recordings will last on your device for up to 90 days.

How Many Simultaneous Streams Are Included with DIRECTV STREAM?

DIRECTV STREAM customers will now include a near “Unlimited” Simultaneous Streams in the home. Customers can stream on up to 20 devices at the same time, as long as they are on the same Wi-Fi network. You will be able to stream on up to 3 devices at the same time on different networks.

What Top Channels Will I Get on DIRECTV STREAM?

All plans include local channels and at least 34 of the Top 35 Cable Channels from AMC Networks, A+E Networks, Discovery Disney, NBCU, WarnerMedia, ViacomCBS, Fox, and Crown Media .

On the Entertainment tier, the only Top 35 Cable channel missing is Travel Channel, which is included on Choice, Ultimate, and Premier.

These are the top cable channels on the service:

“Entertain.” “Choice” “Ultimate” “Premier”
Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$84,99 US$94,99 US$139,99
A&E
AMC
BET
Bravo
Cartoon Network
CNN
Comedy Central
Discovery
Disney Channel
Disney Junior
E!
ESPN
Food Network
Fox News
Freeform
FX
FXX
Hallmark Channel
HGTV
History
Investigation Discovery
Lifetime
MSNBC
MTV
Nickelodeon
Paramount Network
Syfy
TBS
TLC
TNT
Travel Channel -
truTV
USA Network
VH1
WE tv

What Sports Channels Will I Get on DIRECTV STREAM?

Top Sports

“Entertain.” “Choice” “Ultimate” “Premier”
Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$84,99 US$94,99 US$139,99
ESPN
ESPN2
FS1 (Fox Sports 1)
Fox Sports 2 - -
NBC Sports Network
TBS
TNT

Pro Sports

Unlike DirecTV satellite, DIRECTV STREAM doesn’t have NFL Network, NFL RedZone, or NFL Sunday Ticket. You an stream NBA TV, MLB Network, and NHL Network depending on your tier.

“Entertain.” “Choice” “Ultimate” “Premier”
Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$84,99 US$94,99 US$139,99
MLB Network -
NBA TV -
NFL Network - - - -
NFL RedZone - - - -
NHL Network - -

Regional Sports

One of the main reasons to subscribe to DIRECTV STREAM, is that it has the widest coverage of Regional Sports Networks. It is the only Live TV Streaming Service with access to Bally Sports RSNs, YES Network, MASN, Altitude, ROOT Sports Northwest, AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain, and one of the few with Marquee Sports Network, AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, and AT&T SportsNet Southwest.

“Entertain.” “Choice” “Ultimate” “Premier”
Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$84,99 US$94,99 US$139,99
Altitude -
AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh -
AT&T SportsNet Rocky Mountain -
AT&T SportsNet Southwest -
Bally Sports Arizona -
Bally Sports Carolinas -
Bally Sports Detroit -
Bally Sports Florida -
Bally Sports Great Lakes -
Bally Sports Indiana -
Bally Sports Kansas City -
Bally Sports Midwest -
Bally Sports New Orleans -
Bally Sports North -
Bally Sports Ohio -
Bally Sports Oklahoma -
Bally Sports San Diego -
Bally Sports SoCal -
Bally Sports South -
Bally Sports Southeast -
Bally Sports Southwest -
Bally Sports Sun -
Bally Sports Tennessee -
Bally Sports West -
Bally Sports Wisconsin -
Fox Sports Arizona -
Fox Sports Carolinas -
Fox Sports Detroit -
Fox Sports Florida -
Fox Sports Indiana -
Fox Sports Kansas City -
Fox Sports Midwest -
Fox Sports New Orleans -
Fox Sports North -
Fox Sports Ohio -
Fox Sports Oklahoma -
Fox Sports Prime Ticket -
Fox Sports San Diego -
Fox Sports South -
Fox Sports Southeast -
Fox Sports Southwest -
Fox Sports Sun -
Fox Sports Tennessee -
Fox Sports West -
Fox Sports Wisconsin -
LA FC Sports Network - - - -
Longhorn Network - - - -
Marquee Sports Network -
MASN -
MASN2 -
MSG -
MSG+ -
NBC Sports Bay Area -
NBC Sports Boston -
NBC Sports California -
NBC Sports Chicago -
NBC Sports Northwest - - - -
NBC Sports Philadelphia - - - -
NBC Sports Philadelphia+ - - - -
NBC Sports Washington -
NBC Sports Washington+ - - - -
NESN -
Root Sports Northwest -
Spectrum SportsNet -
Spectrum SportsNet LA -
SportsNet NY -
SportsTime Ohio -
YES Network -

College Sports

For those that want to stream their favorite college sports team, they have ACC Network, SEC Network, and Big Ten Network.

“Entertain.” “Choice” “Ultimate” “Premier”
Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$84,99 US$94,99 US$139,99
ACC Network -
ACC Network Extra - - - -
Big Ten Network -
CBS Sports Network - -
ESPNU -
Longhorn Network - - - -
Pac-12 Network - - - -
SEC Network -

Other Sports

“Entertain.” “Choice” “Ultimate” “Premier”
Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$84,99 US$94,99 US$139,99
beIN Sports - - - -
Next Level Sports - - - -
ESPNEWS -
Fox Soccer Plus - - - -
Golf Channel - -
Olympic Channel - -
Tennis Channel -

What Devices Can I Use With DIRECTV STREAM?

DIRECTV STREAM is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV (via Cast or Osprey box), iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Samsung Smart TV (2017+), LG Smart TV (via AirPlay), and VIZIO Smart TV (via AirPlay/Cast).

Can Existing Customers Keep Their AT&T TV Pricing?

There will be no changes to prices or plans for existing users. Whether you had DIRECTV NOW, AT&T TV NOW, or AT&T TV, you will keep your current plans and pricing.

Do I Need to Do Anything as an Existing AT&T TV Customer?

Nope. Your AT&T TV app will update to show the DIRECTV STREAM branding. Simply update it and you’ll be good to go. Even DirecTV said so in a statement: “We expect no changes for current AT&T TV subscribers other than the logo on their screens, and customers don’t need to take any action as a result of the transaction.”

Just sit back, relax, and enjoy DIRECTV STREAM.

DIRECTV STREAM

DIRECTV STREAM is a live TV streaming service, which is essentially the streaming version of the DIRECTV service. The service is the new name of AT&T TV is available without a contract or extra fees.

All plans include local channels and at least 34 of the Top 35 Cable Channels from AMC, A+E, Discovery (Food Network, HGTV, TLC, Discovery, etc.), Disney (ESPN, Disney Channel, etc), NBCU (Bravo, MSNBC, NBCSN, etc.), WarnerMedia (TNT, TBS, CNN, etc.), ViacomCBS (MTV, Comedy Central, etc.), and Hallmark.

They recently introduced new no-contract plans starting at $69.99 a month for their Entertainment Plan. You can upgrade to their Choice Plan, which begins at $84.99, that includes your local RSN and HBO Max for one-year. They also have have an Ultimate ($94.99 for 130 channels) and Premier ($139.99 for 140 channels). In addition to not having a contract, there are no extra RSN Fee or Broadcast TV fee.

How Does DIRECTV STREAM Compare to other Live TV Streaming Services?

Top Cable

DTV STREAM fuboTV Hulu Philo Sling TV YouTube
Inscríbete Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Get $25 OFF Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$64,99 US$64,99 US$25 US$35 US$35 US$64,99
A&E - -
AMC -
BET ^ US$6
Bravo - -
Cartoon Network - -
CNN - -
Comedy Central
Discovery -
Disney Channel - -
Disney Junior - ^ US$6 -
E! - -
ESPN - -
Food Network
Fox News - -
Freeform - -
FX - -
FXX - - ^ US$6
Hallmark Channel - ^ US$6 ^ US$6 -
HGTV
History - -
Investigation Discovery
Lifetime - -
MSNBC - -
MTV ^ US$6 ^ US$6
Nickelodeon - -
Paramount Network ^ US$6 ^ US$6
Syfy - -
TBS - -
TLC -
TNT - -
Travel Channel ≥ US$84,99
truTV - - ^ US$6
USA Network - -
VH1 ^ US$6 ^ US$6
WE tv - ^ US$6 ^ US$6

Locals

DTV STREAM fuboTV Hulu Philo Sling TV YouTube
Inscríbete Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Get $25 OFF Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$64,99 US$64,99 US$25 US$35 US$35 US$64,99
ABC - - -
CBS - - -
Fox - -
NBC - -
Telemundo - - -
The CW - - -
Univision - - - -

Regional Sports

DTV STREAM fuboTV Hulu Philo Sling TV YouTube
Inscríbete Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Get $25 OFF Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$64,99 US$64,99 US$25 US$35 US$35 US$64,99
Regional Sports Networks (RSNs) ≥ US$84,99 - - -

National Sports

DTV STREAM fuboTV Hulu Philo Sling TV YouTube
Inscríbete Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Get $25 OFF Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$64,99 US$64,99 US$25 US$35 US$35 US$64,99
ESPN - -
ESPN2 - -
FS1 (Fox Sports 1) - -
Fox Sports 2 ≥ US$94,99 - - ^ US$11
NBC Sports Network - -
TBS - -
TNT - -

Pro Sports

DTV STREAM fuboTV Hulu Philo Sling TV YouTube
Inscríbete Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Get $25 OFF Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$64,99 US$64,99 US$25 US$35 US$35 US$64,99
MLB Network ≥ US$84,99 ^ US$11 - - ^ US$11 ^ US$11
NBA TV ≥ US$84,99 ^ US$11 - - ^ US$11 ^ US$11
NFL Network - - -
NFL RedZone - ^ US$11 ^ US$10 - - ^ US$11 ^ US$11
NHL Network ≥ US$94,99 ^ US$11 - - ^ US$11 ^ US$11 -

College Sports

DTV STREAM fuboTV Hulu Philo Sling TV YouTube
Inscríbete Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Get $25 OFF Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$64,99 US$64,99 US$25 US$35 US$35 US$64,99
ACC Network ≥ US$84,99 - ^ US$11 -
ACC Network Extra - - - ^ US$11 -
Big Ten Network ≥ US$84,99 - - ^ US$11
CBS Sports Network ≥ US$94,99 - - -
ESPNU ≥ US$84,99 ^ US$8 - ^ US$11 -
Longhorn Network - - - - ^ US$11 - -
Pac-12 Network - ^ US$11 - - ^ US$11 ^ US$11 -
SEC Network ≥ US$84,99 - ^ US$11 -

Other Sports

DTV STREAM fuboTV Hulu Philo Sling TV YouTube
Inscríbete Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Prueba gratis Get $25 OFF Inscríbete
US$69,99 US$64,99 US$64,99 US$25 US$35 US$35 US$64,99
beIN Sports - - - ^ US$11 ^ US$11 ^ US$11
Next Level Sports - - - - - -
ESPNEWS ≥ US$84,99 ^ US$8 - ^ US$11 -
Fox Soccer Plus - ^ US$6 - - - - ^ US$11
Golf Channel ≥ US$94,99 - - ^ US$11
Olympic Channel ≥ US$94,99 - ^ US$6 ^ US$6
Tennis Channel ≥ US$84,99 ^ US$11 - - ^ US$11 ^ US$11 -

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