AT&T will offer its upcoming 100 channel Internet TV service for only $35 per month, far less than a similar package would cost from a traditional cable provider.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said the goal of the service, which will be introduced at the end of next month, is to reach the 20 million households of cord cutters, or people that don’t subscribe to a pay TV service now. The service is built from channels on DirecTV, the satellite TV service AT&T bought last year.
None of the current Internet TV offerings, such as Sony’s Playstation Vue service, have taken the world by storm. People avoiding traditional cable seem more interested in free-form services like Netflix and Amazon’s Prime Video—which were conceived for the Internet—than services that bundle a bunch of cable channels and come across as a slightly cheaper repackaging of old-fashioned pay TV offerings… READ MORE.