DirecTV is a type of American direct broadcast satellite service provider. Owned by telecommunications giant AT&T, they’re headquartered at El Segundo, California.
Launched on June 17th, 1994, DirecTV’s satellite service streams digital satellite television and audio content to households in the US, the Caribbean, and some parts of Latin America. This is a branch of DirecTV, a type of Internet streaming service that provides on-demand content and lives programs for plenty of your favorite TV shows. These include live sports channels.
A staple of DirecTV Now’s channel lineup is The Weather Channel, available on channel number 362. It is also available in all streaming packages.
Finding the DirecTV Weather Channel is similar to searching for any other TV show. Also, when you switch to On-Demand Programming on DirecTV, this means you can watch all pre-recorded Weather Channel updates, and your other favorite shows on-demand and any time you like. This is similar to watching exclusive shows on streaming sites like Hulu and Netflix.
DirecTV Weather Channel on Your Computer
Using DirecTV now is very much similar to how cable works. You need to choose your plan, and you can then watch the DirecTV Weather Channel and all your other favorite shows in one go. You can also add other channels like HBO. DirecTV Now is available on many types of hardware, and you can also use your desktop and mobile browser for your DirecTV subscription. Here’s how to use your computer to view the DirecTV Weather Channel or any other program that’s currently available in your account:
- The first thing you need to do is to go to the official DirecTV website and sign in with your ID (formerly the AT&T Access ID) and password to log in; and
- When you have DirecTV Everywhere, you can watch the same shows anywhere you want, and anytime you like. Log on to DirecTV entertainment using your ID, then click on Watch Online.
Using DirecTV, you can look at your favorite titles for movies and shows, and make your selection. If you notice an Upgrade or Activate Now button, you won’t have the channel of your choice airing the selected program. Just follow the on-screen prompts to watch the program and subscribe.
DirecTV Now is also available in almost all Internet-connected gadgets. You can watch the DirecTV Weather Channel, movies, and other TV shows through your smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices. There’s a downloadable app for Apple TV (4th gen), Amazon Fire, Android Devices, iPhones, iPads, Google Chromecast, Roku, and Roku Sticks.
DirecTV customers can download the free DirecTV app on the following devices, which lets them watch their favorite shows:
- iPhone SE or later (running iOS 11 or above);
- iPad Air2 or later (running iOS 11 or above); and
- Any tablet or phone that runs on Android 6.0 API 23 software or above.
DirecTV Now is the second most popular streaming service in the US, in terms of subscriber market share. Their subscriptions come with 4 types of standard plans, with each plan building on the one before it. At the time of writing, payment can go from $40 per month on the lower end, up to $75 on the more expensive end.