AT&T expanding their Internet of Things technology to help those on the front line
AT&T is teaming up with XENEX and Brain Corp to help fight against COVID-19 by providing Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity for coronavirus-killing robots.
Additional details, including photos and videos, are in the releases, which can be found here, and also in the blog post, here: “These aren’t circuits, but are lifelines in the war against COVID-19”.
As stay at home orders are extended, we want to make sure people have fresh content to enjoy as even more time at home is in the forecast.
New Premium Video Customers Enjoy a Year of HBO on us
We’re excited to give new AT&T TV and DIRECTV customers a year of HBO on us. * This will have you watching all the HBO classics right when you sign up. You’ll also be one of the first to enjoy HBO Max and its slate of new original series when HBO Max launches in May.
As a reminder, we’re also offering the following free previews of EPIX and HBO to our video customers who do not have these in their programming package.
New Video Viewership Trends
This week, people continue to keep a close eye on the news. In fact, six out of the top 10 shows last week were news related. However, kids programming continues to rank at the top of the list, as kids are still home from school.
People are also spending more hours watching TV. Compared to the week of 3/2, there’s been a 14% increase in hours watched.
People are continuing to rent and buy On-Demand titles in higher numbers. On-Demand transactions are up 90% compared to the week of 3/2, with continued strong performance from titles such as NBCUniversal’s 1917, Lionsgate’s I Still Believe, Disney’s Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. **
HBO Encourages Viewers to #StayHomeBoxOffice
To bring some relief and entertainment to those staying at home to stop the spread of COVID-19, HBO announced it will make almost 500 hours of top programming available to stream for free for a limited time on their HBO NOW and HBO GO apps.
Get Live TV Delivered to Your Door with AT&T TV
If you’re looking for a way to watch live TV and stream your apps without going to a store or having a technician in your home, AT&T TV is an easy “contactless” way to get entertainment to your door. We’ll ship the device to you and it’s easy to set-up. Simply plug it in, connect to Wi-Fi, and you’ll be up and watching in no time. AT&T TV offers live TV packages, on-demand content, as well as access to integrated apps so you can watch your favorite content. Here’s a video that shows you the simple steps for to setting up your AT&T TV.
AT&T’s Relief Measures Keep Wireless Customers Connected
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