T-Cell is shutting down TVision House, its IPTV cable service that utilized expertise from its 2017 acquisition of Layer3. The service will formally shut down on December thirtieth, 2020 at 3AM ET, in accordance with an FAQ on the T-Cell web site.
TVision House’s shutdown comes shortly after the November 1st launch of the corporate’s new dwell TV streaming service — which, confusingly, additionally makes use of the TVision model. The brand new TVision works through an app that’s obtainable throughout many platforms and over a $50 4K Android TV dongle that’s offered by T-Cell — a much more accessible method to entry content material than the TVision House, which required a extra conventional set-top field. And whereas a TVision House subscription value $90 monthly, the brand new TVision presents quite a lot of extra reasonably priced bundles of channels, together with one which’s simply $10 monthly.
Should you’re at the moment a subscriber to the TVision House cable service, T-Cell says your subscription might be cancelled mechanically when the service shuts down on the finish of December.
Should you’ve been a subscriber for some time (November 1st or earlier), T-Cell may even give you free entry to 2 TVision tiers by way of June thirtieth, 2021: the $60 monthly TVision Dwell Zone bundle, which primarily presents information and sports activities (together with entry to NFL RedZone), and the $10 monthly TVision Vibe bundle, which has extra entertainment-focused channels comparable to AMC, BET, HDTV, and Discovery. Present TVision House subscribers can even get a 20 % low cost on sure T-Cell wi-fi plans.
You need to know that TVision is at the moment solely obtainable to T-Cell and Dash subscribers (not together with pre-paid clients), and it gained’t be obtainable extra broadly till someday in 2021.