RFD-TV on DIRECTV NOW

RFD-TV on DIRECTV NOW

December 1, 2016

As many of you know through our coverage on RFD-TV News, AT&T recently purchased DIRECTV. RFD-TV is proud to announce that the independent cable network is included in AT&T’s DIRECTV NOW, a new OTT platform available to anyone in the U.S. with a WiFi connection. RFD-TV is available on all four tiers of channel bundles, including the basic package starting at $35 per month with 64 channels. This new streaming service provides an alternative way to watch RFD-TV anytime, anywhere.

Get DIRECTV NOW!

RFD-TV is included in all DIRECTV NOW’s packages and is available to stream on Apple TV (fourth generation), Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick TV, Google Chromecast, iPad and iPhone, Android 4.4 and later, and Internet Explorer 11 (on Windows 8 and later), Chrome version 50 and later, and Safari 8 and later. The basic bundle starts at $35 per month for the “Live a Little” package and RFD-TV is included with 64 channels plus local stations where available. Here are all the different channels included in the basic package: 

A&E, AMC, Animal Planet, Audience Network, AXS TV, Baby First, BBC America, BET, Bloomberg TV, Bravo, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2, Cartoon Network, CMT, CNBC, CNN, Comedy Central, Crime & Investigation, Discovery, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN2, Food Network, Fox Business Network, Fox News Channel, Fox Sports 1, Freeform, FX, FXX, Galavision, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, HGTV, History, HLN, Investigation Discovery, Lifetime, MSNBC, MTV, MTV2, National Geographic Channel, Nick Jr., Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite, Pursuit Channel, RFD-TV, Spike, Syfy, TBS, TCM, TeenNick, TLC, TNT, truTV, TV Land, Univision, USA Network, Velocity, VH1, Viceland, WE tv, WeatherNation

Patrick Gottsch, Founder & President of Rural Media Group, Inc said, "We appreciate AT&T's commitment to include rural America in DIRECTV NOW's rollout by including RFD-TV in NOW's most basic package." In addition, DIRECTV NOW is also a viable option for senior citizens who seek a more economical alternative to receive RFD-TV's family oriented programming with their most basic channels in one package to view on both their big-screen televisions, as well as, mobile devices. Twenty years ago DIRECTV revolutionized television reception in rural America with their launch of DBS, and with NOW, they are doing it again."

DIRECTV NOW programming packages include RFD-TV on all four tiers:

  • Live a Little – $35 / month (60+ channels)
  • Just Right – $50 / month (80+ channels)
  • Go Big – $60 / month (100+ channels)
  • Gotta Have it – $70 / month (120+ channels)

RFD-TV viewers and AT&T customers can sign up online at directvnow.com and begin streaming content on a variety of devices.

"We're extending our entertainment portfolio for those who value premium content but also want more TV freedom suited for their lifestyle, whether watching at home or on their mobile devices. This is TV your way," said John Stankey, CEO, AT&T Entertainment Group. "Our new customer-centric offers show that mobility and entertainment are better together."

More Details

  • RFD-TV is only one of two independent channels included in DirecTV basic package 
  • Two simultaneous streams per account
  • 2.5 to 5 mbps broadband speeds recommended for HD quality
  • 150 kbps to 2/5 mbps broadband connection speeds recommended for mobile devices
  • Availability to stream on Apple TV (fourth generation), Amazon Fire TV and Fire Stick TV, Google Chromecast, iPad and iPhone, Android 4.4 and later, and Internet Explorer 11 (on Windows 8 and later), Chrome version 50 and later, and Safari 8 and later.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

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