AT&T Rolls Out New Online TV Service in Three Texas Cities

AT&T Inc. launched a new online TV product in 10 cities Monday -- a package of channels and fees that look a lot like conventional offerings, including the company's own DirecTV.The new AT&T TV offering debuted in three Texas markets -- Corpus Christi, El Paso and Odessa -- as well as in Orange and Riverside, California; West Palm Beach, Florida; Topeka and Wichita, Kansas; and St. Louis and Springfield, Missouri.The service is a pilot of what AT&T calls its future "workhorse" TV platform, designed to eventually replace traditional services such as DirecTV and U-verse TV. AT&T plans to have the service available nationwide by the end of the year.Using a set-top box, AT&T is delivering live TV and access to apps like Netflix over the internet, similar to its rebranded DirecTV Now and rival streaming services like Sling TV from Dish Network Corp.  Continue reading...

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