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posted by martyb on Wednesday December 06 2017, @03:40PM   Printer-friendly
from the or-about-2-million-eyes-have-it dept.

It took a little more than a year for AT&T's DirecTV Now streaming video service to reach its first million.

The Dallas telecommunications provider said Tuesday that more than 1 million consumers have subscribed to its service, which offers a mix of live television channels and on-demand content over the internet to your phone, tablet or TV box like a Roku or Amazon Fire Stick.

The figure marks solid progress for the upstart service, though it still lags behind Sling TV, which Comscore said in June had more than 2 million customers. DirecTV Now launched last November, while Sling TV launched in February of 2015.

Will AT&T be able to build a content pipeline that's robust enough?


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  • (Score: 1) by Sulla on Wednesday December 06 2017, @07:12PM

    by Sulla (5173) on Wednesday December 06 2017, @07:12PM (#606290) Journal

    Parental lock on comcast still gives the option to log in with a pin, so the channel still exists in the lineup.

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