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Ok then, where is the restructuring of the packages? Was that chatted and announced?

How about pick any 15 channels(no premiums) 45 bucks? Add locals $5. Add sports $**
15 channels for $45.00?? Then add locals for $5.00 That's just $5 less than AT120. Some bargain.:confused:
 
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PS4 offer continuing or?


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The current PS4 promotion goes till the end of this year. There were no reports on whether they will continue it again next year or not.
 
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15 channels for $45.00?? Then add locals for $5.00 That's just $5 less than AT120. Some bargain.:confused:

And you don't have the ability to skip commercials. I really don't think this is going to be as great as some people think. I'd rather get more for my money instead of paying a lot for just what I want when it comes to TV. I enjoy having the option to watch just about anything I want.
 
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And you don't have the ability to skip commercials. I really don't think this is going to be as great as some people think. I'd rather get more for my money instead of paying a lot for just what I want when it comes to TV. I enjoy having the option to watch just about anything I want.
That's where I'm at with it, even before I got the rate of a lifetime, I was still willing to pay more. I don't typically know what I want to watch, until I thumb through the guide.

One thing that I have seen just once, is a terrible idea, but would benefit some greatly. Make TV watching, like going to the "build a yogurt" shop. Every channel is available to you, and you pay by the amount that you watch, in 30 minute increments. If you watch for 10 minutes, thats 30 minutes of TV. 29 minutes=30 minutes. 32 minutes= 1hr. If you are channel surfing and watching 15 different channels(longer then a set time on each channel, such as 2 minutes), then you pay a surcharge. This way, each individual is charged for their actual usuage. This idea is not practical, and would never work, but would be an interesting concept service, that would really show people complaining about their bills that they are getting the better value, most the time. People that don't watch much TV, well they would probably be ecstatic. LOL. I would be in the 'Screwed' list.
 
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$7 eh?That would push me right over to Dtv or Charter. $3 I won't complain.

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If they raise it $5-7 and they drop some important channels then this will not bode well at all. $7 is a bit steep. I can see $5 across the board and that is high enough.
 
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A $5 increase each year for the next 10 years will probably price many out of pay tv. I know it will me for certain. Not a matter of "if" but "when" I choose to drop it.
 
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If they raise it $5-7 and they drop some important channels then this will not bode well at all. $7 is a bit steep. I can see $5 across the board and that is high enough.

Dish will not be alone in raising prices. Until the system changes, these annual price increases will continue.
 
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Ok then, where is the restructuring of the packages? Was that chatted and announced?
15 channels for $45.00?? Then add locals for $5.00 That's just $5 less than AT120. Some bargain.:confused:

You did not quote all my sentence, I said "How about pick any". ANY I WANT. I would not have to go a $80 plan to get them. (eg. Boomerang, VHI Classics, Chiller, BBC America)
 
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I think we are in a bubble right now with rates going up every year or almost every year. Millennials will pop this bubble and the current pay tv system will go away beating a dead horse here the internet will take over.

Millennials already account for 40% of the work force WOW!!!!
 
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You did not quote all my sentence, I said "How about pick any". ANY I WANT. I would not have to go a $80 plan to get them. (eg. Boomerang, VHI Classics, Chiller, BBC America)
I quoted what you typed...all of it.
 
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I don't even know why they need live tv. If you think about it, most people with DVR's probably watch previously recorded content. That is no different than watching everything on demand. That is the future of tv, watching what you want, when you want.
 
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I do like to watch the news live, and sports as well...

For me, all sports are recorded, NFL, MLB and especially college football. It often seems like there is more commercial time in college football than game time. I do watch major breaking news live, but often the news channels air that coverage commercial free. When they do finally go back to commercial breaks, I put two news channels up side by side in PIP and swap between them when one goes on break.

Anyway, the $5 to $7 increase is right in line with my earlier thread about the price increase post from the other forum.
 
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For me, all sports are recorded, NFL, MLB and especially college football. It often seems like there is more commercial time in college football than game time. I do watch major breaking news live, but often the news channels air that coverage commercial free. When they do finally go back to commercial breaks, I put two news channels up side by side in PIP and swap between them when one goes on break.

Anyway, the $5 to $7 increase is right in line with my earlier thread about the price increase post from the other forum.


Sports has to be live for me. On a good college football Saturday I will switch between all kinds of games so I rarely see any commercials. On NFL Sunday I watch the Redzone so once again I don't have any commercials.
 
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Sports has to be live for me. On a good college football Saturday I will switch between all kinds of games so I rarely see any commercials. On NFL Sunday I watch the Redzone so once again I don't have any commercials.
As someone who only follows one team per league, I can DVR the game and watch it on an hour or two delay to avoid the commercials.

The only time I consistently watch live is playoff time, or at the sports bar.
 
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It often seems like there is more commercial time in college football than game time.
The average NFL game has less than (15) minutes of actual playing time. How long does the last (5) minutes of a football game, or basketball, last ? I often wonder what the clock is really for....

We were out of town while the OSU Buckeyes played last Saturday and I forgot to record it. I had my wife try and record it from the DA app (seems as though you can't record something already in progress ?) but it happened to be on the local FOX channel, so PTAT grabbed it ! I watched it (I had listened to it on the radio while driving home) in about (1) hour by being able to FF through non-playtime.

My co-worker does the same routinely. Just to be clear, I do prefer to watch sports live -- too many people can spoil it !
 
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DVR is great for games. It lets you skip the bull along with skipping the commercials. The news channels just repeat the same news over and over and sometimes they just record it and play the same thing over and over. There is a need for maybe a few live channels maybe a dozen at the most but not near as many as we have right now.
 

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