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Would you give up your DirecTV?


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#81 OFFLINE   dlt4

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Posted 10 February 2009 - 11:05 AM

I cringe every month at paying what will soon be a little over $90 for D* service simply because my wife and I have about 10 channels that we watch most of the time. Unfortunately some of those 10 can't be had by switching to the Family package, so we continue to pay. But D* would probably be the first thing to be dropped if I were to lose my job.

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#82 OFFLINE   dyker

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Posted 10 February 2009 - 12:56 PM

people in this forum are TV junkies. of course they wouldn't cancel TV until last.

#83 OFFLINE   Jeremy W

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Posted 10 February 2009 - 01:42 PM

people in this forum are TV junkies. of course they wouldn't cancel TV until last.

I'm not a TV junkie at all. I'm a technology junkie.

#84 OFFLINE   Prince Oz

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Posted 10 February 2009 - 02:10 PM

I'm not a TV junkie at all. I'm a technology junkie.


Well said. +2
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#85 OFFLINE   bclark

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 02:11 PM

NO WAY!!!! I was on Charter cable for years before switching to Directv and would not leave for anything.

#86 OFFLINE   Artwood

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Posted 12 February 2009 - 11:20 PM

The exact second FIOS comes to my area I would instantaneously switch and never go back!

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Posted 13 February 2009 - 10:58 AM

In my area I can get 50+ digital channels, including all the majors in HD from two markets via a small OTA antenna. You bet your butt I'd drop DirecTV if I had to. In fact, I'm thinking of doing it anyway, if for nothing more than to keep MTV and a few others from assaulting my kids with their adult oriented garbage during daytime and evening hours.
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#88 OFFLINE   lost51

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 12:56 PM

Does anyone know if you can drop the standard programming and just get a foreign language channel and DVR service?

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 01:12 PM

Does anyone know if you can drop the standard programming and just get a foreign language channel and DVR service?


I'm sure you can. Whether or not that will satisfy a service committment, I don't know.

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 01:53 PM

Does anyone know if you can drop the standard programming and just get a foreign language channel and DVR service?


I think with an international package you need something called "DirecTV Basic" package which is $10 a month. Other then that you should be fine.

#91 OFFLINE   lost51

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 08:44 PM

I think with an international package you need something called "DirecTV Basic" package which is $10 a month. Other then that you should be fine.



Thank you, I will call them about it. Never even heard of that basic package before.

#92 OFFLINE   Dolly

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Posted 22 February 2009 - 06:08 PM

I would never drop D* for another service--no way :nono: The time I have been with D* is now longer than I was with my first husband :D :lol:




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