Consolidated Communications launches DIRECTV NOW across its service area

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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Consolidated Communications Enhances Video Offerings With Launch of DIRECTV NOW Across its Service Area

  • DIRECTV NOW’s Streaming, Over-The-Top service offers Consolidated Communication Customers 120+ live TV channels, premium programming and much more

MATTOON, Ill. — Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ:CNSL), a leading broadband and business communications provider, today announced it will offer DIRECTV NOW, a streaming video service, to Consolidated Communications customers throughout its entire service area. Consolidated Communications customers will be able to enjoy DIRECTV NOW’s breaking news, sports, live events and thousands of popular cable programs.

“Our customers want the best in TV content including diverse programming choices and on-the-go flexibility at competitive rates,” said Rob Koester, vice president of product management, consumer services at Consolidated Communications. “DIRECTV NOW answers our customers’ call while supplementing our video offerings. We’re thrilled to be able to offer DIRECTV NOW to our customers.”

With DIRECTV NOW, customers can choose a package to stream more than 120 channels, 25,000 on demand titles and live events on any screen at home or on the go. Packages start with a lineup of more than 60 channels of news, entertainment and cable programming for $35 a month. The DIRECTV NOW service does not require installation or an annual contract.

Customers can sign up for DIRECTV NOW by visiting Following a free seven day trial, customers may be eligible for additional benefits such as an Amazon Fire TV 4K stick at no extra cost with a prepaid subscription.