customers can now watch up to 20 simultaneous streams in their homes, while the has also added an unlimited DVR option.
The number of out-of-home streams you can watch is still three. And AT&T says that some networks are excluded from the 20 in-home streams, including Fox networks (including Fox News/ Business, Fox locals, Fox Sports, etc.), Starz, NHL Network, Showtime and PBS. The change goes live this Thursday, Feb. 25.
In addition to the free streams bump, there’s another change: Subscribers can now pay an extra $10 a month to boost their storage from 20 hours to unlimited (the upgrade amount was previously 500 hours). The recordings stay in the cloud-based DVR for 90 days.
At $70, AT&T TV is the most expensive live TV streaming service, and its rivalincludes an unlimited DVR plus for $65. In January, the streaming-only was and the company removed the need for set-top boxes and fixed contracts.