AT&T U-verse Customers Receive Live Programming on PCs
AT&T Inc. today announced the availability
of AT&T U-verse OnTheGo, a new premium service that will allow
AT&T U-verse customers to view live television on a PC using any
broadband Internet connection. The service is the first of its kind
offered by a television provider. AT&T U-verse OnTheGo is delivered
under an existing agreement between AT&T and MobiTV Inc., a global
leader in mobile and broadband television and music services.
AT&T U-verse OnTheGo subscribers can access nearly 30 channels,
several of which feature live programming â€” including The Weather
Channel and Bloomberg Television, among others. In the future, AT&T
U-verse OnTheGo will also feature U-verse content such as movie
trailers for Video-on-Demand (VOD) content, and AT&T plans to add
more channels and content.
AT&T U-verse customers can sign up for a 14-day free trial at uverse.att.com/OnTheGo. The service is available for as little as $10 a month.
"AT&T U-verse represents the evolution of entertainment, and we're
taking that to the next level with AT&T U-verse OnTheGo," said
Michael Grasso, assistant vice president â€” AT&T consumer marketing.
"In today's on-demand world, customers want to be able to access news
and entertainment using a variety of devices. AT&T U-verse OnTheGo
is an example of how we're delivering that type of capability today."
"We see AT&T as one of the world's most forward-looking network
operators defining how next-generation media consumers will access
whatever content they want, wherever they happen to be," said Kevin
Grant, vice president at MobiTV.
In addition, AT&T U-verse OnTheGo will eventually be available
using an AT&T wireless device, such as a mobile phone. The service
underscores the company's strategy to deliver integrated services to
the three screens that consumers value the most: the PC, the TV and the
AT&T is the only national provider to offer a 100 percent Internet
Protocol (IP)-based television service, making U-verse TV one of the
most robust and feature-rich services available today. AT&T U-verse
TV includes features and benefits that are unmatched in the
marketplace, such as:
compelling variety of TV packages offering more than 300 channels,
including digital music, local and premium movie and sports programming.
HD programming than the local cable provider. HD technology produces
images more than twice as detailed as standard analog TV delivering
rich, realistic video and multichannel, movie theater quality sound.
AT&T U-verse offers customers access to a lineup of more than 25 HD
channels, along with HD digital video recording (DVR) capability.
Through March 31, new HD customers can receive two months of free HD
service ($10 a month thereafter).
- Web remote access to digital
video recorder (DVR), which allows AT&T Yahoo! Â® High Speed
Internet customers to schedule recordings using the Web. This feature
is unique to AT&T among video providers.
- The ability to
record up to four programs at once using a DVR receiver, another
exclusive feature that is unmatched today in the marketplace.
picture-in-picture functionality that allows subscribers to "channel
surf" on any television without leaving the program they're watching.
- And now, access to live, streaming broadband television through AT&T U-verse OnTheGo.
Now through June 30, qualified new customers can join AT&T U-verse
and receive free TV service, including HBOÂ® and CinemaxÂ®, for two
months when they choose the U300 or U400 programming package (other
monthly charges apply). Thereafter, customers will continue to receive
recurring monthly discounts when they subscribe to a bundle of TV and
Internet service. In addition, AT&T will offer U-verse TV customers
a 60-day money-back guarantee on new service.
The deployment of next-generation video services reflects AT&T's
strategy to become customers' preferred communications and
entertainment provider and to deliver a video solution through its
traditional footprint that provides greater value, flexibility and
simplicity than competitors' offerings. AT&T U-verse TV represents
a critical new service in the company's video portfolio, which includes
AT&T HomezoneSM service, DIRECTVÂ® Service Available from BellSouth,
and AT&T | DISH Network service.
Customers seeking additional information on AT&T U-verse â€” or to find out whether it's available in their area â€” can visit uverse.att.com. AT&T U-verse subscribers can get information about AT&T U-verse OnTheGo by visiting uverse.att.com/OnTheGo.
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company. Its
subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the
providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the
world. Among their offerings are the world's most advanced IP-based
business communications services and the nation's leading wireless,
high speed Internet access, and voice services. As part of its
three-screen integration strategy, AT&T is expanding video
entertainment offerings to include next-generation television services
such as AT&T U-verseSM TV. In domestic markets, AT&T is known
for the directory publishing and advertising sales leadership of its
Yellow Pages and YELLOWPAGES.COM organizations, and the AT&T brand
is licensed to innovators in such fields as communications equipment.
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services provided by AT&T subsidiaries and affiliates is available
AT&T U-verse OnTheGo:
AT&T U-verse TV subscription required. Some channels not included
during trial period. Limited time offer. AT&T U-verse OnTheGo is
provided by MobiTV, Inc. under the AT&T brand. Credit card
required. After trial period, the credit card you provide during
registration will be billed $10/mo in advance. Prices do not include
taxes and other fees. Broadband access must be purchased separately.
Programming subject to change. See AT&T U-verse OnTheGo terms and
conditions for more information.
Prices and programming subject to change. Services provided by your
local AT&T telephone company and are available in limited areas.
Residential customers only. AT&T Yahoo! High Speed Internet U-verse
Enabled may not be purchased separately; purchase of AT&T U-verse
TV required. Taxes, installation, city video cost recovery fees, and
additional fees extra. Equipment rental fees are included as part of
your monthly recurring charges. Separate purchase of adapter may be
required for wireless networking. Acceptance of Terms of Service
required. AT&T Yahoo! High Speed Internet speed references based on
synch rates and maximum speed achieved depends on customer location,
line condition, and concurrent use of other U-verse services. Credit
and other restrictions apply. 2 Months Free TV Offer: Discount applies
to monthly charges for first 2 months of U300 or U400 programming
packages only. Video on Demand and Pay Per View charges not discounted.
HBOÂ® & CinemaxÂ® 2 Months Free Offer: Requires purchase of U-verse
programming package. After promotional period, monthly HBOÂ®/CinemaxÂ®
charges apply. Money-Back Guarantee Offer: Offer for customers ordering
TV or TV and Internet who cancel all U-verse services within 60 days
from service activation. Money-Back Guarantee includes adjustment of
initial installation and up to two month's service charges only.
Customer is responsible for Video on Demand, Pay Per View, and
non-returned equipment charges. HD 2 Months Free Offer: Subscription to
an AT&T U-verse standard definition programming package required.
HD channel availability varies based on package/additional channels
ordered. After promotional period, then-current HD Technology Fee
applies. Limited time offers. New orders only. Other restrictions apply.