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Published on February 4th, 2018 | by Brad Gibson


Quietly into 2018, DirecTV Now’s free Apple TV 4K deal continues

Proving to be a popular deal this past holiday season, the live streaming service DirecTV Now has extended indefinitely its offer on a free 32GB version of the Apple TV 4K set-top box with a new, four-month prepaid subscription.

The offer comes to a total of $140 paid up front for the service, a $30 savings from the regular $179 cost of the fifth-generation 4K model.

The offer requires subscribers to pay via credit card or PayPal for a four-month subscription up front. Online orders of the Apple TV unit will be shipped via FedEx ground, allowing up to three weeks for delivery.

To find the offer, visit the DirecTV Now website, and follow these steps:

  • Click “Start your free trial now” here.
  • Create your account.
  • Select the “Live a Little” tab “w/ 60+ Live Channels.”
  • Select “Skip for Now” on the add-ons page.
  • Select the Free 4K Apple TV and “Add to Plan.”
  • Proceed to checkout.
DirecTV NOW Apple TV 4K offerThe Apple TV 4K offer requires a pre-paid purchase for a minimum of four months.

DirecTV Now first offered the Apple TV 4K bundle back in November of last year.

Higher tier-priced packages are also available for $50, $60 and $70 a month with more additional channels in each bundle.

DirecTV Now launched in November of 2016 using the Apple TV app with an entry-level package price of $35 per month for over 60 channels. It recently announced it has nearly 1.2 million customers.

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Brad is co-founder and editor-in-chief of He has been a technology reporter since the late 1980s having previously worked for MacUser, MacFormat, and iCreate magazines, as well as,,,, and He hosted and produced the MacFormat This Week podcast for three years. He was also a reporter, editor, and producer for the AOL, the BBC, Associated Press, and United Press International.

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