DIRECTV NOW is slowly adding new locals to its live TV streaming service. AT&T’s live TV streaming service started out with just a handful of locals but quickly doubled the number and is adding even more.
Now AT&T has informed Cord Cutters News that it will be adding 35 more local ABC, NBC, and Fox affiliates starting next week. We do not have a full list but ABC was added in Dallas-Fort Worth, Sacramento, Orlando, San Diego, Detroit, DC, Columbus, OH, Austin, Indianapolis, and Kansas City starting today.
NBC will be adding affiliates in Kansas City, MO; Salt Lake City; Milwaukee; and West Palm Beach, FL next week.
We currently do not have a list of new Fox affiliates that will be added.
According to AT&T it plans to have agreements in place with even more locals by the end of August 2017.
AT&T’s addition of more locals to DIRECTV NOW comes a week after both Hulu and PlayStation Vue flood the market with more local channels. Fubo TV also struck a deal with CBS to add CBS-owned stations and locals to its live TV streaming service.
In total ABC said back in April that about 100 of its stations will be coming to DIRECTV NOW. NBC announced a similar deal to bring many of its affiliates to services such as DIRECTV NOW. The only question now is when that will happen.
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