DirecTV Now Added Over 200,000 Subscribers in Its First Month


DirecTV Now added over 200,000 subscribers in its first month on the market, AT&T said in a filing with the SEC today.

That figure represents only paying subscribers, meaning people who signed up for a trial period and can still cancel aren’t included. The figure also cuts off at December 31st, so it’s likely grown in the three weeks since.

It’s a pretty good start for AT&T’s TV streaming service and seems to indicate a faster rate of growth than some major channels — HBO, CBS, and Showtime — saw when they launched solo streaming services.

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SOURCE: The Verge, Jacob Kastrenakes