AT&T’s streaming service DirecTV Now is getting cloud DVR, parental controls, and other features

AT&T’s streaming TV service for cord cutters, DirecTV Now, is finally getting a cloud DVR, among other features, the company announced today. The addition is part of a larger platform upgrad

Update: As Yahoo’s partnership with AT&T unwinds, users need to switch email addresses

As part of the new corporate merger of Yahoo and Aol under the Oath brand, it looks like Yahoo accounts will no longer be accessible through AT&T email addresses (or those of any A&T subsidiar

AT&T makes DirecTV Now a $10 add-on to its Unlimited Choice plan

Recent reports have indicated that AT&T’s new streaming service, DirecTV Now, may be seeing slowing growth. But don’t count it out just yet. This week, AT&T announced it’s ex

AT&T acquisition of Time Warner will not be blocked by Trump, CEO predicts

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes talked about the pending sale to AT&T onstage at Code Conference on Wednesday. Bewkes told the largely tech and media crowd that he doesn't think the Trump administrati

As its growth slows, DirecTV Now hits the Roku

AT&T’s live TV service, DirecTV Now, is today launching on another major platform, with its added support for Roku. However, the service itself has already lost momentum in terms of new su

Verizon reportedly wins bidding war for Straight Path with $3.1 billion offer

Verizon appears to have won its bidding war with AT&T for Straight Path Communications after offering $3.1 billion. AT&T announced last month that it had agreed to buy Straight Path for $1.6 b

John Oliver reminds us that Net Neutrality is still under siege

John Oliver has again fired off his quick wit at the new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and the Trump administration for trying to roll back Obama-era Net Neutrality rules. This isn’t the first time Oliv

AT&T’s Unlimited Plus wireless plan now includes free HBO

AT&T’s $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner hasn’t yet completed, but the company is already leveraging Time Warner assets to boost its own services – first with its streamin

Jaguar Land Rover now offers unlimited in-car data for $20 per month

Following Chevrolet’s lead, Jaguar Land Rover is the latest carmaker to offer an unlimited in-car data plan in the U.S. The AT&T prepaid data plan will coast $20 per month, and will be an op

AT&T and Verizon join advertising boycott against Google over offensive YouTube videos

AT&T and Verizon are the latest companies to pull advertising from Google’s display network amid concerns that it does not do enough to prevent ads from appearing on YouTube videos promoting ter

T-Mobile gives former AT&T customers a free year of Hulu, because DirecTV Now doesn’t work

In December, T-Mobile ran a promotion which offered customers switching from AT&T a free year of AT&T’s new live TV service, DirecTV Now. The offer was meant to help stem the tide of pot

Despite glitches, AT&T’s DirecTV Now hits 200,000 subscribers in its first month

AT&T’s new live TV streaming service DirecTV Now has been off to a shaky start in terms of performance, but that hasn’t stemmed the flow of sign-ups, AT&T reports. The company said

AT&T denies refunds for DirecTV Now customers, despite the service’s performance issues

A number of consumers report they’re unable to get a refund for their subscription to AT&T’s recently launched streaming service, DirecTV Now – something they’ve requested

FCC voices ‘serious concerns’ over AT&T’s zero-rating scheme

The FCC may be on the verge of being rebuilt under a very different administration, but reports put together under the current one are still being issued — and just such a one released today offers

AT&T unveils its TV streaming service DirecTV Now, which will launch on Nov. 30

AT&T today officially unveiled its DirecTV Now live TV streaming service at an event held in New York City. The service, which is launching on November 30, was first announced earlier this year. M

Alexa will soon be able to send text messages through AT&T

Alexa’s on a quite a roll of late. Amazon’s AI assistant is adding new skills all the time, and this week the company’s adding one of its highest profile partners. On November 19, Alexa will get

AT&T downgrades video quality on mobile with ‘Stream Saver’

AT&T just introduced a new "feature" much like T-Mobile's Binge On that automatically throttles all video streams to a lower resolution and bandwidth unless you opt out of it. They call it Stream

Convergence crosses the pond

Imagine a world where you buy mobile phone, data, voice and television services from a single provider. A world where you don't worry about running out of wireless minutes, exceeding text message limi

Weekly Roundup: MacBook Pro makes waves, AT&T acquiring Time Warner and RIP Vine

Apple and Microsoft both held big hardware events this week, unveiling a few new devices like the new MacBook Pro and the Surface Studio. Twitter announced it is shutting down Vine and laying off 9% o

AT&T will offer $35 subscription with 100 channels and includes mobile streaming

AT&T announced it will offer 100 channels and mobile streaming for $35 per month when it launches DirectTV in November. This is a different position for AT&T, which said it wouldn’t be t
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