DirecTV Gears Up Ultra HD Strategy in Latin America

by Andrew Fenn

DirecTV has begun rolling out its Ultra HD strategy in Latin America, in anticipation of this year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia. The operator is preparing to launch its UHD set-top-box in April and …

Tags:DirecTV| Large Display Monitor| Sports and Stadiums| Vol 25 - Issue 05

AT&T Looking to Introduce an Android TV STB

by Alan Spencer

According to a report in Variety, AT&T is to introduce a new Android TV-based STB that could be used as a replacement for DirecTV’s satellite platform. The new STB, referred to as the C71KW-400, …

Tags:AT&T| DirecTV| Large Display Monitor| Satellite| STBs| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 40

DirecTV Adds Local Affiliates

by Bob Raikes

DirecTV has added 25 ABC, NBC and Fox local affiliates to its DirecTV Now streaming service bringing the total to 130 local stations in 70 markets. The company plans to increase this number further …

Tags:DirecTV| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 32

AT&T Bringing HDR and Cloud DVR to DirecTV

by Andrew Fenn

AT&T has announced that forthcoming updates to its DirecTV Now streaming service will add HDR support and a Cloud DVR feature. DirectTV Now provides consumers with live TV and on-demand titles in Ultra HD …

Tags:AT&T| DirecTV| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 27

DirecTV Has 25 2017 Baseball Games Coming in UHD

by Bob Raikes

DirecTV will show 25 Major League Baseball in UltraHD this year, with five games in April. DirecTV will also be broadcasting a number of NBA matches in 2017 –starting with Oklahoma City at Orlando …

Tags:4k| DirecTV| Large Display Monitor| Satellite| Sports and Stadiums| UltraHD| USA| Vol 24 - Issue 12

AT&T Reports 235,000 Increase in Satellite Subscribers

by Alan Spencer

AT&T added 235,000 satellite subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2016, although IPTV subscribers declined by 262,000. For the third straight quarter, gross additions increased on a year-on-year basis even when excluding IPTV customers …

Tags:AT&T| DirecTV| IPTV| Large Display Monitor| Satellite| Vol 24 - Issue 04

DirecTV Widens UltraHD Access

by Bob Raikes

DirecTV has extended its offer of UltraHD content access to subscribers to its “Select” Plan, which includes some UltraHD sports including select live MLB and NBA sports events as well as Notre Dame football …

Tags:DirecTV| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 23 - Issue 51

AT&T Records 25 Million Subscribers in Q2

by Isaac Oburu

AT&T recorded a drop of 49,000 total video subscribers in Q2’16. Satelite subscribers rose to 342,000 in the same quarter. U-verse TV subscribers declined 391,000. Total AT&T video subscribers for the quarter were 25.3 …

Tags:AT&T| DirecTV| Large Display Monitor| Pay TV| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 29

US Pay-TV Shows Small Gains

by Tom Allen

Infomitv‘s Multiscreen Index shows minor subscriber gains for US pay-TV providers in Q1, with an overall net gain of 33,000 customers. The six operators (Comcast, DirecTV, Dish, Time Warner, Verizon Fios and AT&T U-Verse) …

Tags:AT&T| Comcast| DirecTV| Dish Network| Large Display Monitor| Pay TV| Time Warner| USA| Verizon| Vol 23 - Issue 17

DirecTV Goes Live With UHD

by Tom Allen

DirecTV in the US has launched its first dedicated UltraHD TV channel, which will be used to show the Master’s gold tournament (DirecTV Brings UltraHD Straight From Amen Corner). Content will be shot by …

Tags:4k| DirecTV| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD (4KTV)| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 14

DirecTV Brings UltraHD Straight From Amen Corner

by Tom Allen

DirecTV has announced that it will deliver live UltraHD coverage of the Master’s Tournament golf event at the Augusta National Golf Club, in the USA. All four rounds will be shown, between the 7th …

Tags:4k| Broadcast| DirecTV| Large Display Monitor| UltraHD (4KTV)| Vol 23 - Issue 09