AT&T has launched a spherical of beta testing for its DirecTV Now streaming service DVR, and is inviting choose iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV prospects to take part.
First noticed by Wire Cutters Information on Friday, selectees not solely should have a DirecTV Now account, however a fill AT&T account as properly. The requirement for an AT&T account signifies that the beta is limtied to DirecTV Now subscribers with wi-fi service, or house web from the corporate.
Following response to the e-mail, customers are directed to a second web page, asking what platforms that the customers want to check the service on. The check makes use of a special app than the principle service, that solely accepts the aforementioned AT&T account credentials.
A bigger opt-in beta can be made out there to all subscribers within the fall. Beta testers can nonetheless use the older model of the app, ought to they discover restricted performance.
AT&T launched DirecTV Now in November 2016, and pulled in additional than 200,000 paying subscribers inside one month of its launch, presumably as a consequence of a promotion involving a free fourth-generation Apple TV. At launch, the service suffered from quite a few efficiency points, with customers locked out from streaming content material and feeds interrupted throughout peak viewing occasions.
The service dropped Safari compatibility for streaming within the starting of June, offering no causes for the shift.
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