Stream DirecTV Now (AT&T TV Now) with a VPN
Previously known as DirecTV Now, the online-only streaming service AT&T TV Now offers an expansive stable of content that has something for everyone.
Want to enjoy blazing-fast DirecTV streams securely, no matter where you are? All you need is a VPN and this trusty guide.
What is DirecTV Now? How’s it different from AT&T TV Now?
DirecTV Now is the old name, and AT&T TV Now is the new name. Both refer to the same service: an online-only streaming platform that allows subscribers to access live and on-demand programming over the internet for a monthly fee. It offers popular channels like HBO, Showtime, and ESPN, plus exclusive sports packages like NFL Sunday Ticket.
It’s meant for people who cannot install a satellite dish or cord-cutters who simply don’t want the hassle of a long-term satellite or cable contract.
How is DirecTV Now different from plain old DirecTV?
DirecTV is still the name of AT&T’s traditional satellite TV service. You do not need to install DirecTV in order to get DirecTV Now/AT&T TV Now. However, if you are already a DirecTV satellite subscriber, online streaming is available through that service at no extra charge.
Both forms of DirecTV—the satellite-based and online-only Now versions—offer a cloud DVR service and access to local channels in major markets.
DirecTV and AT&T TV: Frequently asked questions
Does ExpressVPN come with a DirecTV subscription?
No. ExpressVPN is not affiliated with AT&T and does not come with a DirecTV (or AT&T TV) subscription. ExpressVPN helps you watch AT&T TV anywhere, including on public Wi-Fi, with increased privacy and security and without ISP throttling.
What devices can I watch DirecTV on?
How do I watch the NFL on DirecTV?
NFL Sunday Ticket is an out-of-market sports streaming package offered exclusively to DirecTV (and AT&T TV) customers. Subscribers get live out-of-market games every Sunday.
What DirecTV Now/AT&T TV Now channels are available?
For the full list of channels and prices, head to the official AT&T Now site.
Where can I get the DirecTV Now app?
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