AT&T's U-Verse Lands on More Smartphones
AT&T announced that its U-verse mobile TV product is now available to the Android devices it its lineup. U-Verse Mobile lets AT&T Wireless and U-verse customers download and watch content from their home DVR. U-verse Mobile users will be able to access their DVR guide, program recordings, and download recorded shows (via Wi-Fi) and watch the shows on their handset. The application is free to AT&T Wireless and U-verse customers. The DVR access and control function is free, but in order to download and view recorded content on mobile handsets, U-Verse subscribers must have a U300 package and above. The application was initially available for the iPhone and BlackBerry Torch. Starting today, it also works with the Samsung Captivate, HTC Aria, and soon the Motorola Brave and Flipside. It can be downloaded from the Android Market. It is also now available for the BlackBerry Curve 3G.
Verizon Zero-Rates Its Fios Mobile Video App
Verizon Wireless today said the company's Fios home internet and television customers can stream an unlimited amount of live and recorded shows over LTE without impacting their monthly data allotment. Specifically, Fios customers can use the Fios Mobile app on their smartphones and tablets to watch 140 channels of live television, movies, and stored DVR content.
AT&T Debuts Wireless/DirecTV Bundles
AT&T today rolled out combined wireless and television packages that rely on its recent acquisition of DirecTV. The basic package includes four wireless lines with unlimited talk and text with 10 GB of shared data and HD television service with up to four receivers (DirecTV or U-verse) for a combined price of $200 per month.
AT&T Zero-Rates DirecTV Video Streaming
AT&T is allowing its DirecTV customers to access and stream DirecTV video content without impacting their data bucket. Consumers who have both AT&T and DirecTV accounts can stream movies and television shows through the DirecTV over AT&T's wireless network anywhere in the U.S.
Verizon Brings DVR Streaming to FiOS App
Verizon today said some customers can now stream the content from their DVR to their phone, tablet, or PC no matter where they are. The new feature is available to customers who subscribe to Verizon's FiOS Quantum TV and FiOS Internet service.
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