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Directv offering $5 credit for 3 months and free showtime for 6 months?
Posted 16 July 2012 - 10:47 PM
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Posted 16 July 2012 - 11:49 PM
>Suddenly everyone thinks customers are equal.
It probably is real but that doesnt mean everyone will get it.
Posted 16 July 2012 - 11:57 PM
Posted 17 July 2012 - 12:14 AM
Hmm. I thought it was being done automatically. That is why I asked. I don't intend calling like the hoards are basically taking advantage of Directv. By so many people doing these low ball tactics. It will effect rates down the line if it keeps up. I do think Directv should be crediting customers bills $2.80 the cost to customers that get Viacom channels until this is sorted out.
Very well said and I agree
Posted 17 July 2012 - 12:51 AM
Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:27 AM
You don't get it for free unless you request it, and I doubt if they are obligated to give it to you. They will credit you $5 x 3 for the asking.
The Showtime giveaway is a $78 value. You have to wonder if it even costs DTV $15 they way they are giving it away for free.
Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:42 AM
Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:54 AM
No Showtime or bill credit showing up here...
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Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:59 AM
Isn't Showtime owned by Viacom?
Showtime is wholly owned by CBS.
Posted 17 July 2012 - 06:29 AM
no credit or anything.
Ill admit, I never watch any of the viacom channels with exception to comedy central. it wouldnt be the end of the world for me if these ever came back. I can just watch the tosh.o clips online, and the only other show i watch on that channel is workaholics.
I do expect the bill to go down if this last a while though. thats alot of channels. Even though i dont watch them much, I will be calling soon to ask for a $10 credit per bill until this gets resolved
Posted 17 July 2012 - 09:34 AM
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Posted 17 July 2012 - 11:08 AM
"In an effort to increase your cable and satellite bills beyond the point of affordability and to further pad the pockets of our executives..."
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Posted 17 July 2012 - 11:12 AM
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Posted 17 July 2012 - 12:46 PM
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Posted 17 July 2012 - 02:41 PM
I was told by a CSR when i called in to just ask about it and i was told it was automatically being done for all customers.I signed into my account online and i have a $10.00 a month credit for 1 year i never even asked for and showtime free for 6 months i never asked for.So it must be something they are doing for all customers.I just checked and all the showtime channels are on for me.If its not for everyone I dont know whats happening.
I logged into my account and I do not have any of that.
Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:17 PM
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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:41 PM
Well if nothing is being given automatically like the $10.00 monthly off than someone at directv needs to notify some of there csr's because thats where its coming from their own mouths.I for one heard it first hand.And the offer was placed on my account for one year along with other things i never even asked for.Im not belly aching im just saying first hand.
The discounts in place for Viacom dont even include an offer for one year so whomever told you that was mistaken. After the massive flood of people calling in demanding discounts for this there's no telling what a CSR told you or anyone elses. I am just trying to clear the air. Once again NOTHING is applied automatically aside from the channels beeing added. And i wasn't saying you are bellyaching, I was referring to the people you see posting on here because they don't get the same great equipment discount or programming deals as everyone else. Each individual account is treated differnetly , someone who has had say 600. worth of credit applied already this year will not get the same deal as someone who hasn't had any credit at all.
Posted 17 July 2012 - 07:20 PM