It’s Official: DIRECTV NOW Offers Local Channels in 75% of Markets

DIRECTV NOWEarlier this week, we reported DIRECTV NOW appeared to be actively expanding its local channel availability. We can now say that this is definitely the case, as yesterday AT&T officially announced it has launched 13 new broadcast network affiliates on DIRECTV NOW in the following areas:

  • Boston: WFXT (FOX)
  • Charleston-Huntington: WCHS (ABC) & WSAZ (NBC)
  • Dayton: WKEF (ABC)
  • Detroit: WDIV (NBC)
  • Fort Myers-Naples: WZVN (ABC) & WBBH (NBC)
  • Green Bay: WBAY (ABC) & WGBA (NBC)
  • Honolulu: KITV (ABC)
  • Memphis: WHBQ (FOX)
  • Roanoke-Lynchburg: WSET (ABC)
  • Tulsa: KOKI (FOX)

This is especially great news for customers in Boston and Detroit, who can now get all of the Big Four networks (ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC) via DIRECTV NOW.

With the addition of these local stations, DIRECTV NOW is now able to deliver at least one local channel in 75% of markets nationwide. Again, this indicates that DIRECTV NOW is setting itself up as the premier service for cord-cutters trying to enjoy both local news coverage and major-network programming.

We’ll continue to keep you updated as DIRECTV NOW adds more local channels in the coming months. To make sure you stay in the loop, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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Courtenay has been a professional writer for nearly 7 years. She loves that she can now help people cut the cord by merging her affinity for writing with her passion for watching TV, talking about movies, and keeping up with her various fantasy sports teams.
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