DIRECTV via Internet Service
Service subject to DIRECTV delivered via internet terms and conditions (see directv.com/legal/directv-stream-tos-eula-policy/ ). Available only in the U.S. (excludes Puerto Rico and U.S.V.I.). Requires high speed internet. Minimum internet speed of 8Mbps per stream recommended for optimal viewing. Different offers may apply for eligible multi-dwelling units. Pricing: ENTERTAINMENT $64.99/mo., CHOICE $84.99/mo., ULTIMATE $109.99/mo., PREMIER $154.99/mo. for two years. After 2 years, continues month to month at then-current prevailing prices unless cancelled. Additional Fees & Taxes: Price excludes Advanced Receiver Service Fee of $15/mo. (which is extra and applies to all packages) and Regional Sports Fee of up to $13.99/mo. (which is extra & applies to CHOICE pkg or higher) and certain other add’l fees & charges. See directv.com/directv-fees/ for additional information. State and local taxes or other governmental fees and charges may apply including any such taxes, fees or charges assessed against discounted fees or service credits. DIRECTV Svc Terms: Subject to Customer Agreement.
GEMINI/ GEMINI AIR DEVICE: First device included for well-qualified customers; otherwise $120 for new Gemini/Gemini Air, depending on availability. Applicable taxes due at sale. Additional devices: Additional Gemini/Gemini Air for well-qualified customers $10/mo. for 12 mos., otherwise $120 each. Purchased Gemini/Gemini Air may be returned within 14 days of the Ship Date for a full refund however all monthly fees, including additional monthly fees, will continue to apply. Additional Gemini/Gemini Air purchased on installment agreement subject to additional terms and conditions. If you cancel your service in the first 14 days of order, you may be required to return the included Gemini/Gemini Air within 14 days of order to avoid $120 non-return fee. Once you’ve canceled, you can access DIRECTV through the remaining monthly period. No refunds or credits for any partial-month periods or unwatched content. Gemini/Gemini Air purchased on installment agreement subject to additional terms and conditions. See cancellation policy at directv.com/CancellationPolicyStream for more details. Regional Sports & Local Channels: Regional Sports available with CHOICE and above. Not available in select areas. Channels vary by package & billing region. Device may need to be in billing region in order to view. Limits: Package, Advanced Receiver Service Fee, Regional Sports Fee (varies by zip code) and equipment fees for TV connections are included in two-year price guarantee. Taxes, surcharges, add-on programming (including premium channels), and transactional fees are not included in two-year price guarantee. Offers may not be available through all channels and in select areas. Different offers may apply for eligible multi-dwelling units. Programming subject to blackout restrictions. All offers, programming, promotions, pricing, terms, restrictions & conditions subject to change & may be modified, discontinued, or terminated at any time without notice. See directv.com for details.
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Streaming TV—Frequently Asked Questions
How to order DIRECTV via Internet through Alaska Communications
- Check your address location for Internet service availability.
- Follow the steps to order new internet service:
- On the Product Selection page, select the internet product (Unlimited Internet, Unlimited FiWi Internet, or Unlimited 1Gig Internet).
- In the popup box, under Features & Options, check the box "Add-On Options" and then check the box DIRECTV via Internet (Save $20/Mo. On Internet For First 12 Months).
- Continue placing your Internet order and select “Place Order”.
- Next, you will need to complete your DIRECTV via Internet purchase (please note, this is a separate transaction).
- Check your inbox for an email sent by Alaska Communications.
- Open the email with the subject line “Your Bundle Awaits” (if you don’t see it, check your junk mail or promotions folder).
- Click the link in the email to order your DIRECTV via Internet service (IMPORTANT – you must use the same email address when ordering DIRECTV via Internet service).
- Follow the steps and select your DIRECTV via Internet package, add-ons, and equipment and finish placing your order. (IMPORTANT – must purchase DIRECTV via Internet Device to receive bundle discount).
- Once your order is placed for DIRECTV via Internet you can instantly start streaming your favorite entertainment.
- That’s it. Enjoy!
Depending on the DIRECTV via Internet package you chose, Alaska Communications will apply the appropriate discount ($10, $15, or $20 per month) to your internet service for the first 12 months of service.
How to order DIRECTV via Internet
- Choose this link to Order DIRECTV via Internet.
- Enter your address and select “Go”.
- Select your DIRECTV package, add-ons, and equipment and finish placing your order.
- Once your order is complete, you can instantly stream your favorite entertainment.
What is Streaming TV?
Streaming TV is the distribution of live or on-demand television content via an internet connection. Unlike standard cable or satellite TV, streaming TV gives you the freedom to watch TV on any internet connected device including smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, computers and more.
Why is Alaska Communications selling DIRECTV?
Alaskans need a choice for streaming and entertainment content. Many Alaskans who have cable are looking for new TV options. The reliability of Alaska Communications internet and unlimited data, coupled with the strength and options of DIRECTV will give Alaskans a high-quality entertainment experience, and a local option for excellent home services.
Do I need internet service to use DIRECTV?
Yes, you will need an internet connection to stream DIRECTV via Internet. DIRECTV recommends a minimum of 8Mbps per stream for optimal viewing.
What do I need to stream DIRECTV? Is there anything to install?
All you need to get started is high-speed internet. DIRECTV recommends a minimum of 8Mbps per stream for optimal viewing. You may also download the DIRECTV app for streaming on compatible devices.
What local channels are available?
Live local channels available are KYUR (ABC), KYES (CBS), KTBY (FOX), and KTUU (NBC).
Availability of channels varies based on package selection. RSNs are not available in all areas and may vary by ZIP code and package.
Is there a term commitment?
There is no term contract for Alaska Communications internet service or DIRECTV via Internet service. However, for the DIRECTV via Internet Device there is a 24-month contract if you choose to pay for the device in installments of $5 per month plus tax. See details ➤
Do I need Alaska Communications internet to get DIRECTV?
No, you are not required to have Alaska Communications internet service to stream DIRECTV. However, all Alaska Communications home internet packages include unlimited data and are ideal for streaming.
Can I bring my own streaming device?
Yes, you can bring your own compatible streaming device or purchase one through DIRECTV.
Who do I contact for DIRECTV support?
Visit the DIRECTV Help Center for all your DIRECTV support needs.
Will Alaska Communications bill me for my DIRECTV service?
No, Alaska Communications will only bill you for internet service. Your DIRECTV via Internet service will be billed through DIRECTV.
What will my bill(s) and payment(s) look like?
You will have a separate account for both Alaska Communications and DIRECTV. Alaska Communications will bill you for internet service and DIRECTV will bill you separately for your streaming service. See Alaska Communications Billing Support for details.
For support with your DIRECTV subscription, DIRECTV Gemini Device, and billing questions, please visit DIRECTV Support.
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