Dish TV Offers Versus Cable TV And DirecTV
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Dish Network is now offering a free satellite TV system, together with a 55 channel package for $19.99 a month. Also, they are offering a 190 channel package for $29.99 a month.
Sounds pretty good. But exactly how do these Dish TV offers compare with DirecTV and cable television. Let's take a closer look:.
Dish TV's lowest priced offer is the Smart Pack which is $19.99 a month. This package includes 55 TV channels, your local channels, 3 months of HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, and Starz, along with 3 months of Blockbuster streaming videos and games. You also get a complimentary 6-room satellite television system with a standard digital video recorder that lets you record 2 television shows at the same time, plus pause, fast forward, and rewind live TV.
Their next cheapest offer is their America's Top 120. This package includes 190 TV channels, your local channels, 35 music channels, 3 months of HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, and Starz, as well as 3 months of Blockbuster streaming videos and games. You also get a free 6-room satellite television system, and also a Hopper Whole-Home high def DVR.
The Hopper HD DVR allows you to record up to 6 of your favorite television shows at a time, plus it lets you pause, fast forward, and rewind live television shows. It can record as many as 2,000 hours of TV programming, and you can share recordings between any TV in your home.
Installation of your system, with either package, will be done for free by a qualified installer, and he or she will show you how to operate your new system.
DirecTV's cheapest offer is their Entertainment package, which is $29.99 a month for 140 TV channels, your local channels, 3 months of HBO, Cinemax, and Starz, as well as 3 months of On Demand streaming videos. You also get a free 4-room satellite television system, a Genie high def DVR.
The Genie allows you to record up to 4 television shows at a time, and also pause, fast forward, and rewind live TV. It can record up to 1,000 hours of programs, and you can share recordings with all of the TVs in your home.
Installation of your system will be done for free by a experienced installer, and he or she will explain how to work your system
The average rate for cable is $39.99 a month for 180 TV channels. With cable television you receive a standard DVR cable box that can record up to 2 television shows at a time as well as pause, fast forward, and rewind live TV. Some companies provide streaming video service, and some do not. Installation for cable TV is free in some areas, and upwards of $25 in other areas.
The Bottom Line
Dish Network's offers are the best TV offers available. Their America's Top 120 package is $5 a month cheaper compared to DirecTV's best offer and you also get 50 more TV channels, 15,000 more streaming videos, a video recorder that records 2 more shows at one time and holds 1,000 hours more programming.
And this package is $15 cheaper compared to cable TV, with 10 more channels, and provides much more recording capacity. www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOzsTj24uko