AT&T’s Cricket to Offer DirecTV Now That Uses High Speed Data
AT&T yesterday introduced DirecTV Now, new Internet-based TV service that streams content without using plans’ high speed data. Today, its prepaid brand Cricket Wireless announced that starting tomorrow, Nov. 30, their customers will be able to access DirecTV Now for a one-month free trial. However, Cricket DirecTV Now will counts against plan’s high speed data.
Therefore, Cricket DirecTV Now will be great for customers who are on WiFi most of the time and for those who are on the $70 plan since it includes unlimited un-throttled data (LTE limited to 8Mbps, 4G to 4Mbps). For all others, to stream TV content and not use up all of their data, Cricket suggests use of Cricket WiFi app. The WiFi app, that’s preloaded on all Cricket Android smartphones, connects users to free WiFis.
DirecTV Now Packages
DirecTV Now is offered in the following packages:
- $35/month ‘Live a Little’– over 60 channels
- $50/month ‘Just Right’– over 80 channels
- $60/month ‘Go Big’– over 100 channels
- $70/month ‘Got to Have it‘ – over 120 channels
To these packages, customers can add HBO and Cinemax programming for $5 per month per channel. Also, those who sign up to the $60 Go Big package can get it for a $35 per month. This offer is available for a limited time but those who sign up during promotion will be able to keep it as long as they pay for the service.
Source: Cricket Wireless