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Try out DirecTV Now for a month at absolutely no cost to you

If you've been looking to make the move to streaming all of your media, including your television shows, this may be the promotion for you. Right now, DirecTV is offering a free one-month trial (opens in new tab) of its DirecTV Now service when you use the coupon code RULESFREE9. The normal free trial period is only 7 days. You can sign up for any of the packages, including the most expensive options, and still get the first month for free.

DirecTV Now plans start at $35 a month for 60+ live channels and go as much as $70 a month for $120+ live channels. You can also add other premium channels, like HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, and Starz. If you're looking for local channels, make sure you pick up an OTA HD antenna.

Be sure to set a reminder for when your one month is coming to an end so that you can change your lineup selection or cancel before you get billed again.

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Jared started off writing about mobile phones back when BlackBerry ruled the market, and Windows Mobile was kinda cool. Now, with a family, mortgage and other responsibilities he has no choice but to look for the best deals, and he's here to share them with you.
20 Comments
  • Except you will start receiving marketing emails and stuff in the mail for going through the trial....
  • You can go under settings, profile and turn off marketing emails
  • DirecTV Now, like several OTT services, has the wrong FOX RSN for me. I should get Fox Sports Kansas City, but just like Sling, and Playstation Vue they give me Fox Sports Midwest. YouTube TV, Hulu, and FuboTV have FSKC, but are lacking in other areas.
  • Used 2 trials back to back when game of thrones was on.
  • Thanks.
  • My recent free trial of PlayStation Vue ends tomorrow. I'll have to check this out and see if it's any better than the **** show it was when it started
  • If DTVNow would only add a good DVR plan, I'd probably be willing to bite the bullet and cut the cord (sorry for the mixed metaphor there...)
  • It's in beta now. They've had a couple of customer beta rounds so far. No idea when it's expected for all subscribers.
  • So do you have to use a credit card to sign up for this "free" trial?
  • Yes, but I'm almost positive that you can just use a different email address and do as many free trials as you want...it absolutely is a free trial though, you can cancel at any time (and the trial will continue for that month).
  • Haha you know it, I have like 15 different emails.....
    That being said, I was not impressed with this service.
    I was gonna subcribe when it first came out to get the free Apple TV but the UI sucked so bad imo
  • Yeah me too, very glad I did not subscribe because getting an HDTV antenna and Neflix, Amazon Video worked out better for me.
  • Credit card or paypal.
  • If you do the trial, I'd suggest you cancel right away if you don't plan on keeping it. I did the Fire Stick month thing and I was supposed to get the 7-day trial afterwards, but was charged for the next month like 3-5 days before my month expired. So, yeah, that left a bitter taste in my mouth. So, no extra 7 days and was stuck paying for an extra month.
  • Youtube TV did that to me. Only 15 days early. Was suppose to get a free 30 day trial under the conditions since it was new to the market I live and saw a unexpected $35 charge on my debit card. The supervisor I talked to was nice enough to credit my card back and give me a extra month free. As he himself wasn't sure why they decided to end the 30 day free trials early. Plus he took my card off auto debit, so if I decide to keep the services I can just manually make the payment.
  • That was nice of them. I just looked at the Direct TV NOW FAQS, saw there was no refunds and decided to just suck it up. But hey, you'll never know if you don't try eh.
  • Direct TV now doesn't work with android tv does it? I have a nvidia shield and MI box3.
  • The code produces an error that says please try again later
  • Thanks. I just set it up and have it on my Roku 3 in Canada.
  • Code does not work