Cord Cutters News has learned that AT&T has moved the launch date of their new live TV streaming service AT&T TV back from its announced February date to March 2020. This is also supported by a Barron’s story posted last week. No set date has been announced, but AT&T’s CEO of entertainment had previously stated that the service would launch in February.
Previously, AT&T social media accounts had stated it would launch February 27. We had also heard rumors that the cable-like service from AT&T would be available nationwide as early as February 11, 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.
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 per month with some hidden fees. The price goes up after that. AT&T TV is 4K enabled and comes with 500 hours of DVR.
For now, we will have to wait and see what AT&T does next, but it looks like the target February 2020 launch will be missed. AT&T likely wants to make sure they get this right rather than rushing it.
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