DirecTV GO, the platform that combines the best of live TV and on-demand content, arrives in Mexico to delight local customers with the best premieres, series, documentaries, movies, sports and an extensive premium offer. Starting on March 24th, users will be able to subscribe without a contract or service installation, simply requires an internet connection.
‘We are pleased to bring DirecTV GO to consumers in Mexico, with a unique entertainment offering that combines TV channels and on-demand content. The ideal mix to accompany our consumers, not only providing important information, but also entertaining’, said Michael Bowling, President of DirecTV Latin America. ‘We have worked for several months on this project. We arrive in Mexico at this unexpected time where we must remain in our homes. We were encouraged to move ahead so we can be together with our users with information, entertainment and education, so that they can binge-watch their favorite content or watch their favorite live programming from local or international channels from any device’, he added
DirecTV GO offers around 80 TV channels, including local TV channels such as Azteca Mundo, ADN 40, Imagen Multimedia, Azteca Corazón and Azteca Cinema. In addition, the platform offers an extensive on demand catalog with series from HBO including the new season of ‘Westworld’; ‘Chernobyl’; ‘Watchmen’ or ‘Game of Thrones’. Among hundreds of other series, you will also find the best FOX content, with series like ‘The Walking Dead’, or ViacomCBS’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’. Subscribers will also enjoy thousands of movies, including HBO’s ‘Shazam!’ and HBO’s ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’; Fox’s ‘X-Men Dark Phoenix’; and documentaries such as ‘Diego Maradona’, a production nominated in recent BAFTA for best documentary.
For the little ones, DirecTV GO features a specially created section for them, full of animated series and movies like ‘Hotel Transylvania’; ‘How to Train Your Dragon’; by HBO, ‘Paw Patrol: Puppy Patrol’; by ViacomCBS; and the best content from Cartoon Network, Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Discovery Kids and more. The OTT will also feature a wide range of sports content, which has been adapted based on the programming plans based on current situation, also offering options for practicing at home, with Fox Fit or ESPN Yoga, and soon through Fox Sports or ESPN channels viewers can enjoy Liga MX, Ascenso MX as well as other local competitions and the best of international football such as the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and other sports including MLB, NFL and NBA.
The platform, which is currently available in several Latin American countries, will offer Mexican users access to their favorite programming through various digital devices that support Internet connection such as smartphones (Android, iOS), tablets (Android, iOS), laptops and computers (Windows, Apple, Chrome), as well as Apple TV, Samsung TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Android TV and Roku (all devices from 2017 versions onward). DirecTV GO will allow users to view on two devices at once with the same account -although certain programs may be limited to streaming on one device only-.
The DirecTV GO Basic Package will be available for MX$ 299 (USD 12) per month, with a seven-day free trial offer and a special promotion for new 12-month HBO Premium programming users included. Additionally, subscribers will be able to choose two Premium packages: Fox Premium for MX$ 149 (USD 6), and, following the 12 month promotion, HBO for a MX$ 169 (USD 6,7). The service may be hired for bank cards or through an AT&T invoice.