Thinking about cutting the cord, and choosing DirecTV Now? Not sure what your options are for subscribing to this internet TV service? In this article, we’ll take a look at how each DirecTV Now package, the price of each plan, and the channels included, to help you find out which one may be right for you. Wondering how much DirecTV Now costs? Read on, and get all of the details.

DirecTV Now Plans and Pricing

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Source: DirecTV Now

DirecTV Now recently re-adjusted its plans and hiked the price of most of them significantly. You have a total of six DirecTV Now packages to choose from, as follows:

  • Plus: 40+ channels / $50 per month. Includes HBO
  • Max: 50+ channels / $70 per month. Includes HBO, Cinemax
  • Entertainment: 65+ channels / $93 per month
  • Choice: 85+ channels / $110 per month
  • Xtra: 105+ channels /  $124 per month
  • Ultimate: 125+ channels / $135 per month

Read on, and we’ll break down each one of these packages for you.

DirecTV Now Plus – $50/month

This package comes with a total of 40+ channels, including:

  • HBO
  • HBO Family
  • HBO Latino
  • ABC
  • AccuWeather
  • Audience
  • Boomerang
  • Bravo
  • Cartoon Network
  • CBS
  • Cheddar Business
  • CNBC
  • CNBC World
  • CNN
  • CW
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • E!
  • ESPN
  • ESPN2
  • Fox
  • Fox Business Network
  • Fox News Channel
  • Fox Sports 1
  • Freeform
  • FX
  • FX Movie Channel
  • FXX
  • Hallmark Channel
  • HLN
  • MSNBC
  • My Network TV
  • Nat Geo WILD
  • National Geographic Channel
  • NBC
  • NBCSN
  • Ovation
  • Oxygen
  • Revolt
  • SYFY
  • TBS
  • TCM
  • TNT
  • TruTV
  • Universal Kids
  • USA Network

DirecTV Now Max – $70/month

DirecTV Now Max comes with 50+ channels, including:

  • Cinemax
  • HBO
  • HBO Family
  • HBO Latino
  • ABC
  • AccuWeather
  • Audience
  • Boomerang
  • Bravo
  • BTN
  • Cartoon Network
  • CBS
  • CBS Sports Network
  • Cheddar Business
  • CNBC
  • CNBC World
  • CNN
  • CW
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • E!
  • ESPN
  • ESPN2
  • ESPNEWS
  • ESPNU
  • Fox
  • Fox Business Network
  • Fox News Channel
  • Fox Sports 1
  • Fox Sports 2
  • Freeform
  • FX
  • FX Movie Channel
  • FXX
  • Golf Channel
  • Hallmark Channel
  • HLN
  • Longhorn Network
  • MSNBC
  • MSG
  • MSG+
  • My Network TV
  • Nat Geo WILD
  • National Geographic Channel
  • NBC
  • NBCSN
  • Olympic Channel
  • Ovation
  • Oxygen
  • Revolt
  • SEC Network
  • SYFY
  • TBS
  • TCM
  • TNT
  • TruTV
  • Universal Kids
  • USA Network
  • YES Network
  • FX
  • FXX
  • Galavision
  • Hallmark Channel
  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
  • HGTV
  • HISTORY
  • HLN
  • Investigation Discovery
  • Lifetime

DirecTV Now Entertainment, Choice, Xtra, Ultimate – $93-$135/month

These packages are re-branded versions of the old DirecTV Now subscription packages, which were known as “Just Right,” “Live A Little,” “Go Big,” and “Gotta Have It.”

There are so many channels in these packages that it would be difficult to write them out in an easy-to-read way on this page, so we’d recommend you consult this link, or go to DirecTV Now, click “Other Packages” on the homepage, and then click “SEE ALL CHANNELS” below your desired package to view a full list of comparisons between DirecTV Now Entertainment, Choice, Xtra, and Ultimate.

Channel Add-Ons

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Source: DirecTV Now

DirecTV Now lets you add on a few extra premium channels, and extra packages. Here are your options:

  • DirecTV Now Deportes – 5 channels, $5/month, includes ESPN Deportes, Fox Deportes, GolTV, TyC Sports and Univision Deportes Network
  • DirecTV Now Espanol – 50 channels, $15/month, includes CNN En Espanol, Discovery En Espanol, ESPN Deportes, Galavision and much more
  • DirecTV Now Vietnamese – 9 channels, $20/month, includes VFTV, TViet, HonvietTV, and more
  • DirecTV Now Brazilian – 2 channels, $30/month, includes Globo TV and PFC
  • DirecTV Now Korean – 12 channels, $30/month, includes Arirang, SBS Plus, KBS World and more

You can also subscribe to individual premium channels, such as:

  • Showtime – $11/month
  • Starz – $11/month
  • Cinemax – $11/month

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Eric Liston is a freelance writer and tech enthusiast based in Ohio, specializing in internet security, cord-cutting, and more.