Category: DirecTV Now

DIRECTV NOW offering free 7-day trial to new subscribers

DIRECTV NOW is offering a free 7-day trial to new subscribers. The legal streaming service, which doesn’t require a subscription to DIRECTV NOW or any cable or satellite service, features more than 60 live TV channels including many of interest to sports fans such as NBC (in select cities), NBCSN, CNBC, ESPN, ESPN2, FOX (in select cities), FS1, FS2, FOX Sports Net, Univision, Univision Deportes, UniMas, Telemundo, Galavision and YES. DIRECTV NOW also includes access to the NBC Sports App using your DIRECTV NOW login credentials. Packages start as low as $35 per month. DIRECTV NOW features: • 60+ live TV ... Read more

DIRECTV NOW streaming service now available on Roku

DIRECTV NOW has added support for Roku devices so you can watch your favorite programming on the over-the-top device. Previously, no Roku app was available for DIRECTV NOW subscribers, but that has now changed. The DIRECTV NOW streaming service will run on all the most recent models including 4K Roku TVs, Roku Ultra, Roku Premiere+, Roku Premiere, Roku Express, Roku Express+, Roku Streaming Stick (model 3600R), Roku 4, Roku 3, and Roku 2 (model 4210). As an added bonus, Roku owners can try DIRECTV NOW with a free 30-day trial (the standard free trial is 7 days). Just go to ... Read more

DIRECTV NOW adds access to NBC Sports and FOX Sports GO apps

Legal streaming service DIRECTV NOW offers subscribers access to several apps that will be of interest to sports fans, adding tons of additional programming that otherwise are not available. Of particular interest to soccer fans is the fact that DIRECTV NOW offers access to NBC Sports App, FOX Sports GO, Telemundo Now and WatchESPN at no extra charge. If you’re a DIRECTV NOW subscriber, all you have to do is use your DIRECTV NOW login information to access those additional apps. For fans of the Premier League, a subscription to DIRECTV NOW will allow you to watch all of the ... Read more

Speed tests between Sling TV, fuboTV, PlayStation Vue and DIRECTV NOW

Ever wonder who would win a speed test between Sling TV, fuboTV, PS Vue and DIRECTV NOW? Several of our readers have posted comments on our website asking for us to do a laboratory test to determine which of the legal streaming services is the fastest and most reliable. While we haven’t had a chance to do so yet, we did stumble across a speed test on YouTube. Conducted by fuboTV, the speed test compares Sling TV, fuboTV, PS Vue and DIRECTV NOW. Each of the legal streaming platforms were installed on the same make of laptops and then compared ... Read more

How to watch soccer over-the-air with HD indoor TV antenna

If you’re a subscriber to Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW or the soon-to-be relaunched fuboTV, one of the biggest complaints is that you’re not able to watch the Premier League games on the NBC over-the-air network TV. The same applies to the over-the-air FOX network. Both the NBC and FOX networks are only available in select cities (approximately 12 nationwide). If you don’t live in those select cities, you’re unable to watch live programming (reason being is because NBC and FOX can only show live programming via Sling TV, DIRECTV NOW, PlayStation Vue and fuboTV in those cities where NBC/FOX own ... Read more

Consumers benefitting from increased competition between streaming services

One of the major benefits of the battle between streaming companies to win customers in the United States is that the consumers are the ones that are being offered special deals to entice them to sign up. As of press time, here are the latest deals to encourage you to sign up: • Sling TV: Get a free Roku Streaming Stick when you prepay for 1 month. Or get an Apple TV for $89 or 50% off a Roku Premiere+ when you prepay 3 months of Sling TV. First, get the 7-day free trial to Sling Orange/Blue to get started. • Sling ... Read more

DIRECTV NOW FAQ: Streaming soccer games in HD to your computer, tablet, smartphone and TV

Launched in November, 2016, DIRECTV NOW lets you stream your favorite live sports, on demand, premium channels, popular shows, and hit movies right to your tablet, smartphone or TV. To answer your questions, we’ve compiled the following FAQ. If there are any questions you still have that aren’t answered below, post them in the comments and our team will do our best to respond in a timely fashion.   Q: Do I need to be a DirecTV subscriber to get DIRECTV NOW? A: No. DIRECTV NOW is a completely separate service from DirecTV, the satellite company. You don’t need to ... Read more

DIRECTV NOW free trial offers soccer fans plenty of streaming options to choose from

For soccer fans, the launch of the brand-new DIRECTV NOW streaming service means that there’s another option to be able to cut the cord and watch the Beautiful Game without having to pay exorbitant cable and satellite TV prices. First, the most important thing to know about DIRECTV NOW is that you don’t need DirecTV to be able to subscribe to the streaming service. It’s a completely separate service. DIRECTV NOW is the stand-alone streaming product that you can watch on your computer, smartphone, tablet, Amazon Fire TV or Apple TV. Second, because DIRECTV NOW just launched, the streaming service ... Read more