Finally, after months of rumors and speculation about a groundbreaking cable killer, AT&T's highly anticipated streaming TV service, DirecTV Now, will debut on Wednesday with more than 120 available channels. With packages starting at $35 month, it's a significant new alternative to relying on a patchwork of streaming platforms like Netflix and Hulu to avoid cable.
At a presentation in NYC on Monday, AT&T said the new streaming service will include access to premium TV channels, popular shows, movies, live sports, and on-demand content via various devices like your iPhone or Android smartphone, computer, and set-top streaming devices. Specifically, DirecTV Now service comes in four different packages, ranging from $35/month for 60-plus channels to $70/month for 120-plus channels. Here's the full breakdown, per a press release: