Xbox 360 Will Not Work As A U-Verse Receiver After December 31, 2013

Posted: Nov 26 2013, 6:35am CST | by , Updated: Nov 26 2013, 6:50am CST, in News | Technology News

 
Xbox 360 will Not Work As a U-Verse Receiver After December 31
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AT&T has announced that it will drop IPTV support for the Xbox 360 console after December 31st, 2013. What that means is that Xbox 360 Gold members will not be able to use their consoles as U-verse receivers next year.

There’s bad news for all the Xbox 360 owners who are currently using their devices as a U-verse receivers via their Xbox 360 Gold membership. They will not be able to use their Xbox consoles as U-verse receivers. AT&T has announced that "it will be discontinuing the Xbox 360 as a supported U-verse receiver after December 31st, 2013."

Now the users of Microsoft's previous generation console have to buy an additional receiver to replace their Xbox 360 console. But AT&T will refund $90 bill credit. Previously, the company was planning to issue a $60 bill credit to cover that cost. But it will now pay $90 bill credit on the users’ U-verse bill within one to two billing cycles.

AT&T has sent the following email to its Xbox 360 customers.

Dear Valued U-verse member,

We are writing to share important information regarding your Xbox 360®.

We will be discontinuing the Xbox 360 as a supported U-verse receiver after December 31, 2013.

A previous communication referenced that you would need to purchase an Xbox 360 Gold membership for your Xbox 360 to work with U-verse service. We were planning to issue a $60 bill credit to cover that cost. We will now be issuing a $99 bill credit, which includes the $60, on your U-verse bill within one to two billing cycles.

If you would like to order an additional receiver to replace your Xbox please visit att.com/myatt or call us at 800.288.2020 for assistance.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Thank you for being a valued U-verse member. /p>

Sincerely,

Your AT&T U-verse Team

Source: AT&T via Engadget

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