AT&T is selling a stripped-down television and broadband package that offers HBO, Amazon Prime Instant Video, broadband and broadcast networks for $39 per month, reports Variety.
“The telco’s new $39 bundle includes U-basic TV, HBO and HBO Go, U-verse Internet Max Plus (which provides up to 18 megabits per second downstream), as well as one free year of Amazon Prime. Customers must sign up for a 12-month contract, after which standard rates will apply. Note that it’s available only in areas where AT&T has launched U-verse,” the story reports.
Other cable and broadband providers have been testing packages that cost less and that are geared to people who are inclined to skip pay-TV cable bundles, the piece adds.
“But AT&T’s bundle appears to be the first to include one year of Amazon’s Prime, normally $99 per year in the U.S., as part of the deal. Prime provides free shipping on millions of Amazon products as well as access to the Prime Instant Video service.”