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Cricket Wireless Offers New DirecTV Now Service to Customers

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AT&T's prepaid brand, Cricket Wireless, has recently launched its new DirecTV Now service on its network. The announcement follows AT&T's DirecTV Now launch yesterday, which would now be offered to Cricket Wireless customers.

As part of its launch, Cricket Wireless is offering a one month free trial to all of its customers. The one month free trial will start tomorrow, November 30. After the free trial ends, Cricket Wireless customers may choose from one of the DirecTV Now programming packages modeled after AT&T's own DirecTV satellite TV service. The bundle packages available include the following:
  • 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
Users may also add HBO or Cinemax channels for just $5 each per month or as an add on to the base monthly programming package subscription.

Apart from the free one month trial, Cricket Wireless is offering an introductory price of $35 per month to their Go Big package. Instead of paying $60 per month, customers will get to save money and still be able to enjoy over 100 channels. Since this is a limited time offer, it will only be available to customers as long as the package is continued. If you enjoy channel surfing, this is a great way you can make the most out of your DirecTV Now subscription and still have a lot of savings.

Beware that unike AT&T postpaid where DirectTV Now is zero-rated, on Cricket  the data that DirectTV Now uses counts against your plan's high speed data cap. Cricket recommends using WiFi or its $70 unlimited data plan with DirectTV Now.

Source: PhoneArena

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  1. Just cancelled Cricket today. Tmobile's coverage improved so dramatically in the Northeast that I no longer need Cricket/ATT as a backup. Tmobile has much better customer service too.

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    1. How is this relevant to the article?

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  2. I would rather choose AT&T Unlimited with DirecTV.

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  3. should also be on GoPhone whenever. makes sense because GoPhone getting Stream Saver too. but SlingTV is cheaper. or just go much cheaper with Netflix or Amazon Prime or Hulu or whatever.

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  4. Where's the info on how current customers of Cricket can get the free month.

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  5. Does this mean DirecTVNow is cap-exempt on Cricket plans?

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  6. The positive side of this is that you don't waste your data allotment when using the app on cricket. The downside is that XFINITY TV APP is doing this for years and with more channels

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    1. Doesn't that app only work for one company and a small part of the country?

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    2. Doesn't that app only work for one company and a small part of the country?

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    3. What? The article clearly states that it will count against the data allotment.

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    4. The original version of the article was missing the last paragraph about the data not being zero rated. Lisandro's comment was made before the article was updated with that information.

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  7. Will DirectvNow be zero rated on Cricket the same way AT&T does?

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    1. Read the article. It says that the data counts.

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  8. Too many fees. I can live without it. (cut the cord)

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    1. Which fees? I have the free month right now. But I want to know what I will be clobbered with when it ends if I choose to keep it.

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  9. NBA game freezing. Hope this I fixed before 30 days. I have 70mb internet and Netflix and Hulu doesn't freeze

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