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zippyfrog

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I just logged into my Dish account, and I noticed that under the Core packaging page the Smart Pack is no longer listed for $32.99. As in I can't even see it anymore to select it. The only packages are the Flex Pack, the AT packs, and the Everything pack. Did Dish announce that they are phasing out that pack in favor of the Flex Pack?
 
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Both the Smart and the Welcome Packs can only be added by a Dish agent. They aren't available in customer facing tools or applications.
i was able in the past to add smart pack and dish america pack via mydish.
dish america is gone too
 

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My account shows Welcome Pack, Smart Pack and Dish America all gone. Is Dish trying to drive the prices up by cutting out the lower price packs?
 

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My account shows Welcome Pack, Smart Pack and Dish America all gone. Is Dish trying to drive the prices up by cutting out the lower price packs?

That isn't quite what my panel looks like. It includes Latino Bonus Pack and Smart Pack. It does not have the Flex Pack and it has not shown Welcome Pack or Dish America for me for a long time. Also I don't see local channels as an option on yours mine does.
 

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Not to hijack the thread but I looked at the Dish America page you referenced because I was curious as to whether it showed the PAC 12 network as being part of the package.I could have sworn I"d been watching it for years.In any case it is not part of the package as listed.
On the other hand I definitely do get the NFL network and the Golf channel which are supposedly not in Dish America.
I have had the silver package ever since it came into existence so maybe I'm grandfathered.
 

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Not to hijack the thread but I looked at the Dish America page you referenced because I was curious as to whether it showed the PAC 12 network as being part of the package.I could have sworn I"d been watching it for years.In any case it is not part of the package as listed.
On the other hand I definitely do get the NFL network and the Golf channel which are supposedly not in Dish America.
I have had the silver package ever since it came into existence so maybe I'm grandfathered.

Shhhhhh! If they see this they may take it away.
 

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That isn't quite what my panel looks like. It includes Latino Bonus Pack and Smart Pack. It does not have the Flex Pack and it has not shown Welcome Pack or Dish America for me for a long time. Also I don't see local channels as an option on yours mine does.
There are reasonable explanations for both of those. You likely do not see Flex Pack available on your account because at least one of your receivers does not have the white G4 Smart Card, which is a minimum requirement for Flex Pack. (If your Smart Card is purple, or if it is an older built-in card, then it is a G3.) As far as jerryez's screen, it would not show local channels as an option because they are automatically included in Welcome Pack. (There is no way for Welcome Pack subscribers to drop locals.)
 
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There are reasonable explanations for both of those. You likely do not see Flex Pack available on your account because at least one of your receivers does not have the white G4 Smart Card, which is a minimum requirement for Flex Pack. (If your Smart Card is purple, or if it is an older built-in card, then it is a G3.) As far as jerryez's screen, it would not show local channels as an option because they are automatically included in Welcome Pack. (There is no way for Welcome Pack subscribers to drop locals.)

Ok but what about the Smart Pack the subject of the thread and Latino Bonus Pack?
 

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crod, any particular reason you're bumping threads from like 3 weeks ago?
 
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