DIRECTV NOW Begins Rolling Out New Interface & Cloud DVR

Mindy Sparks
May 16, 2018

DirecTV Now is rolling out an updated app for web browsers, iOS and Apple TV, expanding its cloud DVR program to all customers and adding and local channel streaming on-the-go. For instance, under the "Watch Now" tab, you'll now see the 15 channels you watch most recently, making it easier to pick up where you left off. You can keep watching your current stream while you browse for something new, too. Not enough for you? While the service initially touted more than 25,000 titles, it's now adding "even more on-demand entertainment", with new episodes of select shows being available on-demand after airing.

DirecTV Now's True Cloud DVR, which had been available in a limited beta trial, is now available to all subscribers and includes 20 hours of free recording available for up to 30 days. DIRECTV NOW also now allows you to watch three streams at once.

Record your favorites and watch virtually anytime you want for up to 30 days on your compatible smartphone, tablet or connected big screen at home.

Enjoy access to up to three simultaneous different streams per account. You can record an entire series or just one episode on nearly all of the channels on DIRECTV NOW. Fast forward and rewind at will. Don't want to watch cartoons with the kids? The Android enthusiasm started with the original Motorola Droid, but the tech enthusiasm now covers just about everything.


AT&T's over-the-top streaming service for cord cutters, DirecTV Now, is finally beginning to roll out its cloud DVR feature - a year and a half after its launch. Content will be able to be stored for up to 90 days as well. that's about the same amount of hours as traditional cable or satellite TV.

Travel with your Locals - granted the local is also available in the market you're traveling to, you can now stream your local channels when you travel. For example, subscribers who live in L.A. can now watch the local TV stations in NY or other areas if they're traveling (depending on availability of local channels on DirecTV Now).

Take a look at the video below for more details.

DirecTV Now version 2.0 is now available through the U.S. Apple TV App Store.

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