If you’re a DIRECTV NOW and AT&T Mobility or select AT&T PREPAID customer, you can stream live content on your DIRECTV NOW app over the AT&T cellular network without it counting against your data usage allowance.* It’s one of the many benefits of being an AT&T and DIRECTV NOW customer.
*Important information and details
* DIRECTV NOW customers and select wireless customers only. Available only in the U.S. (excludes Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands). Streaming does not count against your data allotments. Exclusions: app download may incur data usage/charges. Bonus Data will be provided to help cover ads and non-streaming app activity that may incur data usage. Not available on Connected Car data plans or to corporate responsibility users lines with a custom access point name. Eligible Wireless: Requires a compatible device and an AT&T postpaid data service or eligible prepaid monthly plan. Click here for a list of eligible AT&T PREPAID monthly plans. Must not have data block on line. AT&T Wireless usage subject to AT&T’s service terms, conditions, restrictions, and network management practices, including speed reduction. Streaming may not work at reduced speeds. Eligible DIRECTV NOW: Content may vary by subscription package and viewing location. All functions and programming subject to change at any time. Offer subject to change and may be discontinued at any time. Please see below compatible devices:
iPad iOS 10+
iPhone iOS 10+
iPod Touch iOS 10+
Android compatible devices on OS 4.4 and higher
Yes, viewing of content on all channels is currently covered. While we don’t expect it to occur, some advertisements may not be included and could count against your usage allowance. Certain other data (metadata and background data such as program details and images) will count against your allowance. Additional activities that will count against your allowance: Browsing or searching for shows, viewing "settings", downloading or updating the app (if using mobility connection).
No. This offer is available to eligible AT&T Mobility and AT&T PREPAID customers in the United States only. Not available in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands. International roaming is not included in this offer and data charges will apply.
If you’re eligible, you must subscribe to the DIRECTV NOW service and download the app. We’ll take care of the rest. We reserve the right to change this offer at any time. We will provide advance notice if we discontinue this offer. If you are not an existing AT&T wireless subscriber and would like to take advantage of this offer, please click here.
The free viewing feature won’t affect the quality of your video. The DIRECTV NOW app uses video optimization technology to provide a better streaming experience, and content is commonly viewable in Standard Definition quality. This is consistent with all streams in the app, however, and is not related to data free viewing.
There is no additional cost to you. It is DIRECTV’s way to say "thank you" for being a customer.
No. Currently, this offer applies to content you view while streaming on the DIRECTV NOW app only.
Content viewed within the DIRECTV NOW app does not count towards the 22GB monthly threshold. But, once your threshold is met and you are in a congested area, network management will apply to content delivered by the DIRECTV NOW app, just like all other content delivered by the AT&T wireless network.
Content streamed within the DIRECTV NOW app will not count towards your Mobile Share Advantage data plan allotment. However, if you reach your data allotment and you’ve exhausted your Rollover Data and any other high speed allotments, all data usage, including that for Data Free TV, will be slowed to 128 Kbps for the remainder of your bill cycle. You will not be able to stream video during this time. If you want more high speed data, you can change your plan.
Yes. If you are a post-paid customer you can see how much data you saved every month by looking for the Data Free TV line item on your AT&T wireless bill. If you are a prepaid customer you can monitor your Data Free TV usage in your online account by going to “Account History” and searching for “Sponsored Data “ usage.
No, if you reach your data allotment with your eligible AT&T PREPAID plan, and you’ve exhausted your Rollover Data, and any other high speed allotments, all data usage, including that for Data Free TV, will be slowed to 128 kpbs for the rest of your bill cycle. You will not be able to stream video during this time. If you want more high speed data, you can purchase a data Add-On.