AT&T is hiking the price of DirecTV Now, despite promising lower consumer prices in the Time Warner trial

Sony is raising the cost of its over-the-top, pay-TV service PlayStation Vue by $5 a month for all four tiers of customers, the company announced today in a blog post. Sony does not give a concrete explanation for the price increase, other than to attribute it to “rising business costs.” PlayStation Vue’s cheapest plan, called Access, will now cost $44.99, instead of $39.99, a month, while its most expensive Ultra package will now cost $84.99. Sony removed its cheapest Slim package last July. It is very likely that Sony, like other pay-TV providers, is facing increased financial pressure from rights holders, which may be raising the licensing costs to live content and other lucrative forms of entertainment that keep customers... Continue reading…

AT&T is hiking the price of DirecTV Now, despite promising lower consumer prices in the Time Warner trial

The company's actions contrast with its testimony in the Justice Department's landmark antitrust case.

Tue 3 Jul 18 from The Washington Post

Sony raises monthly cost of PlayStation Vue by $5 for all plans

Sony is raising the cost of its over-the-top, pay-TV service PlayStation Vue by $5 a month for all four tiers of customers, the company announced today in a blog post. Sony does ...

Mon 2 Jul 18 from The Verge

AT&T/DirecTV Now prices are rising, weeks after Time Warner deal closed

When the Justice Department sued to block AT&T’s merger with Time Warner, the worry was consumer prices would rise. There may be merit to that argument.        

Mon 2 Jul 18 from USA today

PlayStation Vue prices are going up $5 per month

PlayStation announced today that it will be raising the price of its four PlayStation Vue multi-channel bundle plans this month. Access, Core, Elite and Ultra packages will increase ...

Mon 2 Jul 18 from Engadget

AT&T promised lower prices after Time Warner merger—it’s raising them instead

Most DirecTV Now prices go up $5 a month, weeks after AT&T bought Time Warner.

Mon 2 Jul 18 from Arstechnica

AT&T will bump DirecTV Now prices up $5 by August

Over the weekend DirecTV Now customers began receiving emails informing them their subscription rates would be increasing by $5 per month. This hike would set its four tiers to $40, $55, $65, ...

Mon 2 Jul 18 from Techspot

DirecTV Now to hike prices as content fees rise across industry

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc said on Monday it is raising the price of its DirecTV Now streaming service by $5, the latest increase in the industry following a similar price hike by Dish Network Corp's ...

Mon 2 Jul 18 from Reuters Technology

AT&T raises DirecTV Now pricing by $5 per month

Following last week’s launch of its low-cost streaming TV service, Watch TV, AT&T is now raising prices on its original over-the-top offering, DirecTV Now, by $5 per month. That means ...

Mon 2 Jul 18 from TechCrunch

AT&T’s DirecTV Now plans will get a $5 price hike - CNET

This comes a few days after the company unveiled its cheaper WatchTV plan.

Mon 2 Jul 18 from CNET

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