DirecTV, Dish, and Sling take charge of virtual video

DirecTV, Dish, and Sling are among a growing number of MVPD providers that are looking at offering consumers virtual video services that don't require a set-top box at the home. AT&T, for one, announced that it will offer three virtual tiers of its DirecTV service will launch in the fourth quarter of 2016.

In a new feature, "From Sling TV to DirecTV Now: 10 services leading pay-TV's IP-delivery revolution," FierceCable looks at how these new virtual video services are enabling MVPDs to expensive CPE, truck rolls and credit checks with simple, app-based delivery of video.

Check out FierceCable's new feature here. 

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