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Sunday Ticket 2013 Pricing announced


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#81 OFFLINE   loudo

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 08:29 PM

I won't be purchasing either. To expensive, for my budget, for just a few hours of TV, for 17 Sundays in a row.


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Posted 28 April 2013 - 08:39 PM

Opting out of ST this year.  I figure that between Thursday nights, Sunday nights, and Monday nights plus other opportunities I'll get approx 8 Bears games for free (I live outside of Rochester, MN - so Vikings country).  I can't justify the cost for the other 8 games and I don't want to spend the time trying to negotiate a better price.  $15/game - maybe.  $25/game - no way.


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Posted 04 May 2013 - 05:02 PM

Being I am retired now and at home I get to watch my local team every week via the local stations.    I am also a season ticket holder for the Saints, so I will not renew my Sunday Ticket.



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Posted 06 May 2013 - 09:04 AM

I will not be buying it this year. With all the games that will be on regular TV no need to get this. Price per game compared to NHL MLB and also NBA ticket it is way to much.

 

Correct and this assumes you want to commit every Sunday to being in front of the TV as opposed to going to a fair one weeeknd, blah blah.  Yes you can buy it a la carte, but the per Sunday price is a joke.

 

Certainly not all, but a good portion of NFL fans will go with their locals and Red Zone as these are people that gamble with their fantasy teams, football pool or the point spread.  The big dark secret the makes the NFL the clear ratings winner.



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Posted 06 May 2013 - 05:19 PM

I called about a week ago to ask what the price for 2013 ... i was also told, like some here from a CSR that it was $199 again this year for basic.. i decided to bite since it was the same price as last year. My bill came out yesterday and looking at the charges they billed me  "5 payments of $44.95" for the sunday ticket... Now, i might not be the best at math but, that comes out to $224.75 not $199.....


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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:52 AM

Being I am retired now and at home I get to watch my local team every week via the local stations.    I am also a season ticket holder for the Saints, so I will not renew my Sunday Ticket.

Not many Saints games being shown where I live, so I'm bound to pay for ST this season (got it 4 free last year). Wish the NFL offered games to all providers on an a la carte basis.  If reasonably priced, they would make a killing.


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Posted 10 May 2013 - 12:56 PM

Not many Saints games being shown where I live, so I'm bound to pay for ST this season (got it 4 free last year). Wish the NFL offered games to all providers on an a la carte basis.  If reasonably priced, they would make a killing.

They used to, not sure if they still do though. When you brought up the channel, and you were not a subscriber, there was a icon on the lower right hand corner that allowed you to purchase the single game. 


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Posted 24 May 2013 - 09:47 PM

Anyone know what the renewal price is?
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Posted 25 May 2013 - 08:03 AM

Anyone know what the renewal price is?

Roughly $225 for basic and $300 for max.



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Posted 25 May 2013 - 09:27 AM

Roughly $225 for basic and $300 for max.


So no discount this year? Historically, there used to be about a $15-$20 discount for renewals. I was hoping that those who were told the price was $199 were quoted the renewal price.
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Posted 25 May 2013 - 09:58 AM

So what does DirecTV mean when they have those ads now that say less than $2 per game?  How are they calculating that?  Or am I viewing that ad wrong?


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Posted 25 May 2013 - 10:05 AM

I'm guessing that over the course of the 17-week season more than 113 games will appear on Sunday Ticket. That would make the $225 price less than $2 per game.
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Posted 25 May 2013 - 01:17 PM

Per GTs list a minimum of 144 games are on ST.

They dont say in the commercial that they are talking about max so seems they mean just the $225 version.

144 x 2 = $288 which is less than $225 so yep its less than $2 per game.



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Posted 25 May 2013 - 02:19 PM

...144 x 2 = $288 which is less than $225 so yep its less than $2 per game.


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Posted 25 May 2013 - 03:26 PM

You can't see "all the action from all the games" on RedZone. You see the biggest plays live or delayed, presumably, but you surely don't see everything.

 

So if the only action you're interested in happens on scoring plays or near the goal line, yeah, RedZone is good for you. But that's just one definition of "all the action."

 

It's not just near the goal line, it's every big play, every good play, every turnover and it's non stop action with no commercials, no timeouts. I watch my teams games, but other than that I'm glued to the Redzone.


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Posted 26 May 2013 - 08:38 AM

Yea i dont get why people say redzone is just goal line & scoring plays.

 

What do they think happens at 1:00 for example is the screen just supposed to stay blank until 1 of those situations occurs ?

 

Or at 4:30 when sometimes theres only 3 games -- if it was just for only those 2 situations again there would sure be alot of blank screentime.



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Posted 27 May 2013 - 11:00 AM

It's not just near the goal line, it's every big play, every good play, every turnover and it's non stop action with no commercials, no timeouts. I watch my teams games, but other than that I'm glued to the Redzone.

 

This really is the best part of RedZoneChannel.....I watch the Niners game and then the rest of the time its RZC simply because its non-stop football....no commercial after a kickoff, no timeouts.....just non-stop football. I will say that the end of the day when there is only 1 or 2 games going on its kinda boring because they do a lot of earlier game recaps and stats....but IMO its the best way to watch the NFL when you're not watching your team play :)



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Posted 28 May 2013 - 07:50 AM

Yea i dont get why people say redzone is just goal line & scoring plays.

 

What do they think happens at 1:00 for example is the screen just supposed to stay blank until 1 of those situations occurs ?

 

Or at 4:30 when sometimes theres only 3 games -- if it was just for only those 2 situations again there would sure be alot of blank screentime.

 

Well, that's great if you want to watch football only at the start of each window.



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Posted 28 May 2013 - 09:33 AM

But it isnt just at the start.

 

Alot of times in the 4:05-7:45 window 1 or 2 games are in a timeout while the other 1 or 2 are only at the 40.



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Posted 28 May 2013 - 11:44 AM

Well, that's great if you want to watch football only after 4:05. :righton:






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