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    New Channels

    Thank you for this information, ejb1980!
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    Just Canceled

    Give thought to those who do not call; keep the service; and pay regular price. That is reason enough for SiriusXM to continue operating as it does. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Early Termination Fee

    This is what needs to be followed, Talking to just any representative will not solve a problem like this. A customer needs to get tougher on this issue.
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    DogTV...Free Preview or Now Included in Package?

    DOG TV was moved to ch. 562 a few months ago. (Not sure exactly when.) “Messages” tab, on the menu screen, says DOG TV is available as a free preview from August 23–29, 2019. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    CBS Rumor

    Affected CBS stations, as well as national cable programmers CBS Sports Network and Smithsonian Channel, are back. I am glad for this. Thank you, Scott!
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    Just Canceled

    I canceled today [August 1, 2019]. Reason has to do with content. I was asked why I am canceling. I used the words personal reasons. I received an offer to stay. But, I actually wanted to go.
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    DIRECTV likely to keep NFL Sunday Ticket

    From the report: “AT&T may not want to pay $1.5 billion per year for Sunday Ticket, but it also surely doesn’t want to endure the mass exodus of DirecTV customers if/when DirecTV no longer is part of the package.” NFL Sunday Ticket is No. 1 reason people have subscribed to DirecTV. So, AT&T...
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    TBSHD TNTHD MTVHD West now live

    For the time being, the west-coast feeds of Comedy Central and BET are on channels 901 and 902. (Perhaps there was an engineering problem. I don’t think AT&T intended to isolate them. So, I am guessing they will become mapped to channels 249–1 and 329–1.)
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    TBS HD West and TNT HD West in testing

    If AT&T’s DirecTV has “tons of HD capacity,” I want tons more national HD programmers added to the lineup. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    AT&T Wants low ARPU customers gone

    Interesting article. Part of this depends on, “Who needs who more?” I think we are in a period in which the providers are more in need of customers. (The article does not say but it does suggest the following: Telling a provider one may cancel a television subscription is not going to work as...
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    The Future of DirecTV, DirecTV Now, Uverse TV & HBO

    I think U–verse will eventually die out to be replaced by DirecTV. AT&T has a problem with distribution of sufficient speed levels everywhere it has a footprint for Internet. Some areas have become quite good. Others are lacking by comparison to other providers. During the 2020s, it will need to...
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    TBS HD West and TNT HD West in testing

    I know. I responded because it is more likely than not both TNT–West HD and TBS–West HD will get added by AT&T’s DirecTV. These two, of course, are carried by AT&T’s U–verse. I would not be surprised, after adding TNT–West HD and TBS–West HD, that we may eventually get additions of TruTV–West...
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    TBS HD West and TNT HD West in testing

    It doesn’t happen that often. One programmer who did go into a test, but did not later get added, was Pac–12 Network.
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    AT&T Wants low ARPU customers gone

    I get my service from three separate providers. I have television from AT&T’s DirecTV. I have phone from Verizon. I have Internet from Comcast. (I am in Michigan.) Except for Verizon, I call in for possible discounts. And I have done well. The idea of bundling, under one, seems attractive...
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    DirecTV Q1 2019 Results - 627,000 Net Loss Subs (DirecTV & Directv Now)

    You should not assume that. My father, at age 82, got his first cell phone, a basic phone, in 2014. My aunt, at age 72, got her first cell phone, an iPhone, in 2015. Why (with both) did that happen? It is because the monthly costs of the landline—that is, the basic level (before...
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    DirecTV Q1 2019 Results - 627,000 Net Loss Subs (DirecTV & Directv Now)

    There is also economics. And that also goes to politics. It is life here in the United States. We have problems with incomes. Half the people, who are employed, are earning around $30,000 or less per year. Things are out of whack. For television, for a lot of people, to be over $100 per...
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    New Channels

    Thank you, goaliebob99!
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    Major channel changes in May 2019 - All AT&T Video Services

    TV Land launched on April 29, 1996. Source: TV Land - Wikipedia Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Just said Goodbye.

    MLB and NFL are not comparable. Football, in the United States, is like a religion. Baseball, in the United States, endures but its interest has been in decline. I won’t say what I would predict. But, I would say that if people want NFL Sunday Ticket badly enough—and a lot do—they will pay...