Customers who have AT&T for their wireless service and DirecTV or U-Verse for television will now be able to watch live or recorded shows from a mobile device without eating into their data caps.
The big perk comes with the latest update to the DirectTV app, which is out now for iOS and “coming soon” to Android.
The latest plan by AT&T is part of a new trend to keep customers inside of a company’s bundled services. T-Mobile’s Binge On and new unlimited data plans similarly nudge consumers into preferred services with the lure of attractive offers, raising some eyebrows in the process. The FCC has begun to look into the practice , but for now there isn’t anything yet to raise the agency’s ire. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here