Beam it or Stream it.
Both options deliver the news you need, sports you love, and everything in between. Choose which service suits you best.

Satellite TV with 99% signal reliability—expert installation included.


Stream live TV—no hidden fees, no cable, no satellite dish.

Exclusive home of 2022 NFL SUNDAY TICKET

Available as an add-on

More live sports than any other streaming TV service

Whole-home HD DVR included at no extra cost

Genie HD DVR allows everyone to watch what they want.

Seamless experience—live TV, on demand & streaming apps

All in one place with our exclusive DIRECTV STREAM Device (sold separately).

Record 5 channels at once & enjoy live sports in 4K

200 hours of DVR storage included

Record it all. Unlimited Cloud DVR storage included

Starting at: $74.99/mo. $64.99/mo. + tax for 1st year

w/ 24-mo. Agmt. 2nd year price currently starting at $102/mo. + tax & fees.*Offer details

Offer ends 10/4/22!
Starting at: $69.99/mo. $49.99/mo. + tax for first 2 mos.

$69.99/mo. + tax thereafter. Cancel anytime.Offer details

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Frequently asked questions

The primary difference between DIRECTV STREAM and DIRECTV SATELLITE is how TV gets delivered into your home.

With DIRECTV STREAM, you stream content over Wi-Fi or other Internet connection. A strong Internet connection is required. You can purchase the DIRECTV STREAM Device (sold separately, for an additional cost) to watch, or you can use the DIRECTV STREAM app, which is available on a variety of streaming devices, phones, tablets, and more.

With DIRECTV SATELLITE, a professional technician sets up a satellite dish to receive signal, and that relays to an HD DVR box inside your home.

There are more differences between the two services, including channel availability, cost of packages, and more. Compare the two above on this page, or try answering a few questions in our quiz if you need more help.

DIRECTV offers DIRECTV STREAM and DIRECTV SATELLITE to give you the flexibility of choice in your TV service. One product or the other may not be best for everyone. For example, if you live in an apartment building and cannot have a satellite dish installed, you can have the option of DIRECTV STREAM. Or, if you live in an area where you’re unable to get consistent high-speed Internet, you can have the option of DIRECTV SATELLITE. Ultimately, most customers will prefer one service or the other, and you should choose whichever best fits your lifestyle.

Every DIRECTV STREAM and DIRECTV SATELLITE packages includes access to local channels, but local channel availability is based on your billing ZIP code. Visit our DIRECTV STREAM Channel Lineup and our DIRECTV SATELLITE Channel Lineup to get full details – tab over to the “Regional Sports & Local” tab, and type in your ZIP code to see availability in your area.

DIRECTV STREAM and DIRECTV SATELLITE both offer Regional Sports Networks with their CHOICETM Package and above. Both services also offer key national sports networks with all of their packages. You can learn more about sports on DIRECTV by shopping for DIRECTV STREAM or shopping for DIRECTV SATELLITE.

NFL SUNDAY TICKET is an add-on for DIRECTV SATELLITE. If you’re a new DIRECTV SATELLITE customer and you sign up for the CHOICE, UNLIMITED or PREMIER TV packages, you can get the 2022 season of NFL SUNDAY TICKET MAX at no extra cost. Learn more about NFL SUNDAY TICKET MAX and that offer on our NFL SUNDAY TICKET 2022 page. Current DIRECTV SATELLITE customers can add NFL SUNDAY TICKET to their account—find out how. Additionally, you can learn if you’re eligible to sign up for NFLSUNDAYTICKET.TV, which allows you to stream live NFL games on Sunday afternoons.

Yes, on August 26th, 2021, the names of AT&T TV and AT&T TV NOW changed to DIRECTV STREAM. Only the names have changed—new and current customers can expect the same excellent service, same great selection of channels and on demand library, same great Cloud DVR, and same great app functionality. Learn about this change.