Stream DirecTV Now (AT&T TV Now) with 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 AT&T TV Now? Is it the same as DirecTV 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.
FAQ: DirecTV and AT&T TV Now
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What devices can I watch DirecTV on?
DirecTV is available on a wide range of devices, including:
Smartphones and tablets, including iOS and Android
Computers, including Mac, Windows, and Linux
Smart TVs and TV box systems, including Apple TV, Android TV, and Fire TV Stick
ExpressVPN has easy-to-use apps for many of these devices and covers five devices simultaneously. But even if your device cannot install ExpressVPN directly, you can still enjoy full VPN benefits by connecting it to a router running ExpressVPN.
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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?
Where can I get the DirecTV Now app?
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