Roku users with supported devices can stream a free month of AT&T’s
Premium Video Content on DIRECTV NOW
LOS GATOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2017--
Roku, Inc. today announced the availability of an early release of AT&T’s1
video streaming service, DIRECTV NOW, on the select Roku® devices – Roku
TV™ 4K models, the Roku Ultra, Roku Premiere+, Roku Premiere, Roku
Express, Roku Express+, Roku Streaming Stick (model 3600R), Roku 4, Roku
3 and Roku 2 (model 4210).
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Beginning today, users of supported Roku devices in the U.S. can now
stream more than 120 live channels, as well as on demand, premium
channels, popular shows, and hit movies through DIRECTV NOW on Roku –
all with no annual contract, no credit check and no satellite dish
required. A one month free trial of DIRECTV NOW will be offered to Roku
customers who don’t already have a DIRECTV NOW account. (After one
month, customers will be auto-billed a minimum of $35/month - unless
canceled.) Customers can visit the Roku
blog for more details on how to take advantage of this offer.
“Roku is a leader in streaming entertainment and millions of homes in
the U.S. have Roku devices,” said Brad Bentley, executive vice president
and chief marketing officer, AT&T Entertainment Group. “DIRECTV NOW is
about bringing customers entertainment their way, so launching on the
Roku platform was an important part of our strategy.”
“AT&T’s robust DIRECTV NOW service is an incredible offer for our
customers who expect premium streaming entertainment at a great value,”
said Steve Shannon, general manager, content and services, at Roku.
“Getting consumers to the content they want the most has always been our
DIRECTV NOW programming packages bring popular channels together for a
great entertainment value:2
Live a Little – $35 / month (60+ channels)
– $50 / month (80+ channels)
– $60 / month (100+ channels)
Gotta Have it – $70 / month (120+ channels)
DIRECTV NOW gets even better with the AT&T Unlimited PlusSM3
wireless plan, which includes HBO. (After 22GB of data usage, AT&T may
To access DIRECTV NOW on a supported Roku device, customers can sign up
online for DIRECTV
NOW and then download the channel from the Roku Channel store.
Within minutes of signing up, customers will have easy access to stream
content over a U.S. internet connection on their Roku devices.
The Roku platform features more than 5,000 streaming channels and
450,000 movies and TV episodes. Roku has more than 14 million active
user accounts as of the end of March 2017. Roku users streamed 3+
billion hours of video and music in the first quarter of 2017 alone.
About Roku, Inc.
Roku pioneered streaming for the TV and aspires to power every TV in the
world. As of the end of March 2017, the Roku OS powered TV streaming for
14+ million monthly active accounts which streamed 3 billion hours of
video and music in the first quarter. Roku is known for streaming
innovation and high customer engagement, offering content providers and
video advertisers the best way to reach streaming audiences. Roku
streaming players and Roku TV models are available in 10 countries
through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with TV OEMs and
service operators. The company was founded by Anthony Wood, inventor of
the DVR. Roku is privately held and headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif.
Roku and Streaming Stick are registered trademarks and Roku TV is a
trademark of Roku, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)
helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment,
business, mobile and high speed internet services. We offer the nation’s
best data network and the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless
provider.* We’re one of the world’s largest providers of pay TV. We have
TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. Nearly 3.5
million companies, from small to large businesses around the globe, turn
to AT&T for our highly secure smart solutions.
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*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and
data roaming; LTE roaming; and voice roaming in more countries than any
other U.S. based carrier. International service required. Coverage not
available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be
limited/restricted in some countries.
AT&T products and services are provided or offered by
subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by
2 Compatible device & browser req’d.
Avail. in US only. Service renews monthly (min. $35/mo.), until you
cancel. Pricing, channels, features, & terms subject to change without
notice. No refunds for partial-month periods/unwatched content. Gen:
Restrs & taxes apply. Programming subject to blackout restrictions.
Details at directvnow.com
3 Plan includes Stream Saver.
See att.com/unlimited for plan details.
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