DIRECTV STREAM VS. STREAMING SERVICES

Everything you want from TV.
Minus all the things you don’t.

​​You want streaming TV and you want all your channels, too. DIRECTV STREAM has you covered, with no annual contract required & no hidden fees.

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DIRECTV STREAM vs. other streaming services

​​See how we stack up, then pick the best package for you.
DIRECTV STREAM
YouTube TV
Hulu + Live TV
Fubo TV
The most regional sports networks of any streaming service
Available on DIRECTV STREAM
Not Available YouTube TV
Not Available Hulu + Live TV
Not Available Fubo TV
#1 in variety of TV shows offered
Available on DIRECTV STREAM
Not Available YouTube TV
Not Available Hulu + Live TV
Not Available Fubo TV
Stream live TV on-the-go with mobile apps
Available on DIRECTV STREAM
Available on YouTube TV
Available on Hulu + Live TV
Available on Fubo TV
Unlimited hours of Cloud DVR storage included
Available on DIRECTV STREAM
Available on YouTube TV
Available on Hulu + Live TV
Not Available Fubo TV
Stream on unlimited devices at once in your home
Available on DIRECTV STREAM

With add’l fee

With add’l fee

Not Available Fubo TV

DIRECTV STREAM carries channels that the competition is missing.

We don’t hide popular channels in our most expensive packages. DIRECTV STREAM offers all of these channels & more in our base ENTERTAINMENT Package!
Fubo Icon.
Fubo TV
is missing:
CNN
TBS
TNT
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Hulu with Live TV
is missing:
AMC
Hallmark
WE TV
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YouTube TV
is missing:
A&E
History
Lifetime
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Sling TV
is missing:
ABC
CBS
Nickelodeon

DIRECTV STREAM channel lineup
College Football Season Streams Here.
More live sports than any other streaming service
Open up the full playbook. We’ve got everything you need for college football season.
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Upgrade your streaming TV experience with our DIRECTV STREAM Device

Our exclusive streaming device delivers a live TV experience, re-imagined for the modern age. Enjoy familiar features while accessing all your favorite content all in one place.
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Simple, straightforward live TV
Turn on the device and immediately tune into the last channel you were watching.
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Premium, full-featured voice remote
Use Google Assistant to change channels, search for content, control smart home devices & more.
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Access live TV & on demand all in one place
Access 7,000+ apps from the Google Play store, right alongside your live TV & DVR recordings.
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Free express shipping & easy self-setup
No installation appointment required. Just plug into a power source, hook up an HDMI cord & connect to the Internet.
TV Screen Showing Roku, Apple TV 4K, Android, Amazon Fire Stick TV and Chromecast.
Already have a streaming device at home?
You can use devices from Roku, Amazon, Apple, Samsung & more to watch DIRECTV STREAM.
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Choose the DIRECTV STREAM package that’s right for you

No annual contract required. No hidden fees.

Sign up today and save $30 over your first three months
ENTERTAINMENT
Must-have sports, news & entertainment
 
$69.99/mo. + tax
Price subject to change for new and existing customers.See details

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    75+ channels
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    Stream on unlimited devices in your home
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    Unlimited Cloud DVR storage included
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CHOICE™
Best for sports, with NBA, MLB, college networks & more
 
$89.99/mo. + tax
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    105+ channels
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    Stream on unlimited devices in your home
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    Unlimited Cloud DVR storage included
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    Regional sports networks included at no extra cost
ULTIMATE
Perfect for families & movie-lovers, including STARZ Encore
 
$104.99/mo. + tax
Price subject to change for new and existing customers.See details

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    140+ channels
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    Stream on unlimited devices in your home
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    Unlimited Cloud DVR storage included
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    Regional sports networks included at no extra cost
PREMIER
A TV lover’s paradise, with premium networks included
 
$149.99/mo. + tax
Price subject to change for new and existing customers.See details

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    150+ channels
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    Stream on unlimited devices in your home
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    Unlimited Cloud DVR storage included
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    Includes HBO Max™, SHOWTIME®, STARZ®, and Cinemax®
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    Regional sports networks included at no extra cost

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Try premium channels—included on us

This is an offer that you won’t find with any other streaming TV service.

Enjoy your first 3 months of premium channels–HBO MaxTM, SHOWTIME®, STARZ®, Cinemax® and EPIX®—with ENTERTAINMENT through ULTIMATE Package. That’s a $160 value, included on us.*
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The White Lotus on HBO Max, Let The Right One In on Showtime, Dangerous Liaisons on STARZ, Yellowjackets on Showtime, Promising Napoleon Dynamite on Cinemax and Rogue Heroes on EpixThe White Lotus on HBO Max, Let The Right One In on Showtime, Dangerous Liaisons on STARZ, Yellowjackets on Showtime, Promising Napoleon Dynamite on Cinemax and Rogue Heroes on EpixThe White Lotus on HBO Max, Let The Right One In on Showtime, Dangerous Liaisons on STARZ, Yellowjackets on Showtime, Promising Napoleon Dynamite on Cinemax and Rogue Heroes on Epix
Frequently asked questions

Streaming TV is a generic term for watching television streamed over an internet or wireless data connection. You can stream DIRECTV STREAMSM in three ways:
  1. With our exclusive DIRECTV STREAM Device (sold separately), or similar streaming TV devices to stream directly to your TV. See compatible devices.
  2. On a mobile phone or tablet with the DIRECTV App.
  3. Watched online on DIRECTV STREAM with a browser like MS Edge, Chrome or Safari.

Each streaming TV provider, like DIRECTV STREAM, YouTube TV, Sling TV, Fubo TV, Hulu with Live TV, and others, offers different channel availability, different packages, and different features. Ultimately, each streaming TV provider delivers live TV channels to your favorite devices via an internet or wireless data connection.

Read the page above to learn why DIRECTV STREAM could be an awesome streaming TV option for you.

All you need to get started is high speed internet, with a recommended minimum speed of 24Mbps for optimal viewing.

You can download the DIRECTV App onto many compatible smartphones and tablets, as well as TV streaming devices such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Samsung, Apple TV, and Chromecast. You can also use the Chrome or Safari browser to access DIRECTV STREAM at https://stream.directv.com/.

Yes, on August 26th, 2021, the names of AT&T TV and AT&T TV NOW have both 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.
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