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Who has the lowest monthly bill?


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#1 OFFLINE   dtv0000

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 04:14 PM

Right now here's what I got:

Basic Choice $14.99
International $14.99
HD $10
DVR $8
Showtime 6 months free
Starz 6 months free
HD Extra Pack 3 months free

Less:
$10 off package
$8 off DVR

Subtotal: $30.00 per month

Referral $10 off
2nd refer $10 off

Final total: $10 per month

If I add my 2nd owned box (HR21P), then it goes up $6 or $9 (with whole home).

I also have a $300 credit balance on my account from equipment/retention,
should last me for almost a year of free service after the referrals end.

FYI, I only watch the local channels since I don't get antenna reception.

Anyone paying similar or better? I can't believe that some people pay $150 to $300 for TV service.

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#2 OFFLINE   spartanstew

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 04:30 PM

There's a few members here that don't pay anything

I'm sure Directv can't wait to get their hands on your unit.

 
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#3 OFFLINE   swyman18

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 05:05 PM

Right now here's what I got:

Basic Choice $14.99
International $14.99
HD $10
DVR $8
Showtime 6 months free
Starz 6 months free
HD Extra Pack 3 months free

Less:
$10 off package
$8 off DVR

Subtotal: $30.00 per month

Referral $10 off
2nd refer $10 off

Final total: $10 per month

If I add my 2nd owned box (HR21P), then it goes up $6 or $9 (with whole home).

I also have a $300 credit balance on my account from equipment/retention,
should last me for almost a year of free service after the referrals end.

FYI, I only watch the local channels since I don't get antenna reception.

Anyone paying similar or better? I can't believe that some people pay $150 to $300 for TV service.


I doubt the ride will last forever. At some point, many of the freebies and discounts will end and D* won't want to give you any more.

My bill is >$150 per month even with a few discounts. But I mainly watch movies and sports.

#4 OFFLINE   acer505

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 06:30 PM

Did they give you a Cuban cigar to? :)

#5 OFFLINE   raott

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 08:04 PM

There's a few members here that don't pay anything


If true, hopefully those members have disclosed that fact in their signature line.
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#6 OFFLINE   bigmike200587

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 08:20 PM

I have...


Premier - free
Sunday ticket Max - free
HD access- free
4 receivers - free
DVR access-free
Whole home DVR- free
Protection plan premier w/adh 14.99 (employee price)

14.99 total
Self Built Xion Intel Core 2 Quad 2.4 GHz
Windows 7 64bit, 8 GB Ram

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#7 OFFLINE   The Merg

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 08:49 PM

I have...

Premier - free
Sunday ticket Max - free
HD access- free
4 receivers - free
DVR access-free
Whole home DVR- free
Protection plan premier w/adh 14.99 (employee price)

14.99 total


Pfffthhhhh!!!!

:lol:

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#8 OFFLINE   Chrismon1001

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 08:54 PM

My bill ranges between 175-250.
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#9 OFFLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 09:04 PM

And here I was a bit miffed when I no longer qualified for a $3 discount on my DirecTV service from my phone company...

#10 OFFLINE   peds48

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Posted 23 December 2012 - 10:05 PM

There's a few members here that don't pay anything


pickme:

#11 OFFLINE   xmguy

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 03:39 PM

I have...


Premier - free
Sunday ticket Max - free
HD access- free
4 receivers - free
DVR access-free
Whole home DVR- free
Protection plan premier w/adh 14.99 (employee price)

14.99 total


Wanna share? lol
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#12 OFFLINE   xmguy

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 03:40 PM

With 4 receivers.

HR24
HR21
(2) R22s

Choice Extra

HD, MRV, DVR

I range around 80-110.
DirecTV Subscriber Since 3/24/2008 || HR44-500 - SWiM and DECA to Vizio 32" LCD 1080P HDTV (SV320XVT) via HDMI | MY SETUP IN DETAIL UPDATED 3/21/2012 (Q1 2013 | I'm On FACEBOOK! "Originally Posted by xmguy : OK. I need directions. (to Sixto's house) Lol ;) | Originally Posted by Sea bass : Head down to 99c, skip over to 103ca, next over to 103cb and you have arrived.:)":hurah:

#13 OFFLINE   Richierich

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 03:50 PM

Mine is only around $160!!! :nono2:
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#14 OFFLINE   DTV101412

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 08:42 PM

I with bigmike $14.99 cant beat it.

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#15 OFFLINE   Hoosier205

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:09 PM

If true, hopefully those members have disclosed that fact in their signature line.


They shouldn't have to.
DTV = Digital Television

#16 OFFLINE   HarleyD

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:19 PM

About $146 and change.

Choice Xtra Plus HD DVR @ $87
HD Extra @ $5
MRV @ $3
6 additional receivers @ $6 ea = $36
and about $16 dollars in communication taxes (God Bless Rick Scott and the State of Florida)
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#17 OFFLINE   JBv

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 10:57 PM

I have...

Premier - free
Sunday ticket Max - free
HD access- free
4 receivers - free
DVR access-free
Whole home DVR- free
Protection plan premier w/adh 14.99 (employee price)

14.99 total


This plus HindiDirect/BrazilianDirect/MandarinDirect III + En Español.
(It actually is really helpful for me to know how a 95 dish behaves!)
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#18 OFFLINE   Anonymus

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 09:29 AM

I have:

Premier - 119.99
HD - 10.00
DVR - 8.00
Tax - 8.62

Total - 146.62

#19 OFFLINE   dtv0000

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 01:10 PM

Bump!

#20 OFFLINE   JACKIEGAGA

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 01:12 PM

I'm at $150 a month.

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