Reps for AT&T are saying that the nationwide launch date for AT&T TV will be February 27th. Multiple sources have confirmed this launch date to Cord Cutters News.
Update: An AT&T spokesperson has sent Cord Cutters News the following statement. As always dates for new services and products can change forward or backward without warning.
“We have not yet announced a national launch date for AT&T TV and any reports suggesting otherwise is inaccurate.”
Previously, we heard rumors that the cable-like service from AT&T would be available nationwide as early as today, February 11th, after AT&T commented that the launch would be sometime this month. Now, it seems AT&T has pushed back the launch.
Keep in mind that AT&T frequently includes a note on announcements, saying that dates and details are subject to change. There could be a last minute change in plans for AT&T TV, causing the service to go live earlier or later than expected. As of today, the target date for the launch of the service is February 27th.
AT&T TV is the streaming version of DIRECTV. The service went live in select cities last year. The cable-like service requires a two year contract, with pricing for the first 12 months starting at $59.99/month with some hidden fees. In the second year of the two year contract, the price goes up to $93 a month. The price goes up after the first 12 months. AT&T TV is 4K enabled and comes with 500 hours of DVR.
Legal details of AT&T TV:
*$19.95 ACTIVATION, EARLY TERMINATION FEE OF $15/MO. FOR EACH MONTH REMAINING ON AGMT., EQUIPMENT NON-RETURN AND ADD’L FEES APPLY. Price incl. AT&T TV Pkg., and 1 AT&T TV device. New residential customers only, excluding DIRECTV and U-verse TV customers. Restr’s apply.
AT&T TV: Requires high speed internet. Recommend minimum 8 Mbps per stream for optimal viewing. Limit 3 concurrent AT&T streams. Only available in Orange/Riverside, CA; St. Louis, MO; Springfield, MO; West Palm Beach, FL; Miami/Ft, Lauderdale, FL; Topeka, KS; Wichita, KS; Corpus Christi, TX; El Paso, TX; Odessa, TX; New York, NY; Seattle, WA; and Minneapolis, MN.
Ends 3/1/20. 1st & 2nd year Pricing: $49.99/mo. for ENTERTAINMENT Pkg; $54.99/mo. for CHOICE Pkg; $64.99/mo. for XTRA Pkg; $69.99/mo. for ULTIMATE Pkg; $54.99/mo. for OPTIMO MAS for first 12 mos. only. After 12 mos. or loss of eligibility, then prevailing rate applies (currently $93/mo. for ENTERTAINMENT Pkg; $110/mo. for CHOICE Pkg; $124/mo. for XTRA Pkg; $135/mo. for ULTIMATE Pkg; $86.99/mo. for OPTIMO MAS), unless cancelled or changed prior to end of the promo period. Includes: AT&T TV Pkg, & one (1) AT&T TV device. Add’l devices avail for $120 each or on installment. Additional Fees & Taxes: Price excludes Regional Sports Fee of up to $8.49/mo. (which is extra & applies to CHOICE and higher Pkgs), and certain other add’l fees & charges
AT&T TV: Subject to AT&T TV terms and conditions. Avail. in the U.S. only (excludes Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands). AT&T TV service will continue monthly at the prevailing rate charged to your payment method on file, unless you cancel, subject to any early termination fees. If you cancel in the first 14 days of order, you must return the included AT&T TV device within 14 days of order to avoid $120 non-return fee. Additional devices purchased on installment agreement subject to additional terms and conditions. See cancellation policy at att.com/help/cancellation-policy-att-tv.html for more details. Once you’ve canceled, you can access AT&T TV through the remaining monthly period. No refunds or credits for any partial-month periods or unwatched content. Compatible device req’d. Residential customers only. Pricing, channels, features, and terms subject to change & may be modified or discontinued at any time without notice. Some offers may not be available through all channels and in select areas. Regional Sports & Local Channels: Not available in select areas. Channels vary by package & billing region. Device may need to be in billing region in order to view. GENERAL: Limit 3 concurrent streams per account. Programming subject to blackout restrictions. Taxes may apply. See your Order Confirmation email and att.com/legal/att-tv.html for more details.
Offers may not be combined with other promotional offers on the same services and may be modified or discontinued at any time without notice. Other conditions apply to all offers.
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