In The Verge's testing , the only big exceptions were 4K content, adult channels and pay-per-view. Oh, and you now have an easy way to watch recorded shows -- you can either download them to watch offline or stream them directly from your DVR. The move isn't completely surprising. DirecTV is gearing up to launch dedicated streaming services that won't require a satellite subscription, and a large chunk of the provider's existing selection will be available on mobile. It only makes sense to offer a similar mix to customers who do subscribe to satellite TV.
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