You are both right, DirecTv Now is a separate streaming service provided by AT&T so no dish is needed.
DirectTv is a satellite service that needs a dish.
Can you have directv without a dish?
Can I get DIRECTV without a satellite dish? No. You will need a satellite dish in order to enjoy everything DIRECTV has to offer in terms of programming. DIRECTV offers some of the most impressive DVRs on the market including the Genie HD DVR.
Does AT&T directv require a dish?
AT&T to launch streaming DirecTV service, no dish required. NEW YORK—You’ll no longer need a satellite dish to get DirecTV. Parent AT&T is reaching out to cord cutters with three new streaming video options that are slated to launch in the fourth quarter. No dish, set-top box or annual contract will be required.
Does directv use a dish or cable?
DIRECTV offers more programming and a way better DVR.
DIRECTV offers satellite TV service, while Spectrum is a cable TV provider. Spectrum doesn’t require a contract, but DIRECTV does (two-years). DIRECTV has six different TV packages, and Spectrum has only three. Just take a look at these companies yourself.
Is Dish Network losing customers?
Dish ended March with more than 12.06 million subscribers, including nearly 9.64 million Dish subscribers, down from 9.90 million as of the end of 2018, and more than 2.42 million Sling subscribers, up slightly. Dish had lost 334,000 net subscribers in the fourth quarter after dropping 341,000 in the third.