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Do you think Directv could create a subscription based service for Directv Cinema


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#1 OFFLINE   mkdtv21

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 09:31 PM

It could be a service exclusive to Directv customers and allow them to watch all the Cinema On Demand titles unlimited for maybe something like 12 extra dollars a month.



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#2 OFFLINE   whitewolf8214

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Posted 10 May 2013 - 09:55 PM

That would be great but i doubt it woud happen due to the comapnies that own the movies imo :)



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Posted 10 May 2013 - 10:29 PM

Good suggestion. But it would have to be reasonably price if this was possible.

Edited by Volatility, 10 May 2013 - 11:48 PM.


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Posted 11 May 2013 - 12:47 AM

HBO, Showtime, etc. would never agree to that.   Why would anyone subscribe to their package if you could download all of their stuff for less money?


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Posted 11 May 2013 - 06:15 AM

Wasn't there a 'plutonium' level of service many years ago that included that?

 

Seems like it was $7K a year.

 

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 06:39 AM

Wasn't there a 'plutonium' level of service many years ago that included that?

 

Seems like it was $7K a year.

 

Help me out here, I'm old and can't remember stuff anymore, LOL!

 

I think there was. And I believe it may have been $7,500 per year.



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Posted 11 May 2013 - 08:53 AM

Only $7500!

 

Guess I will sign up twice,

 

 

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Posted 11 May 2013 - 09:15 PM

yep, still know of two folks who still have this platinum package.


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Posted 11 May 2013 - 09:52 PM

http://www.directv.c...nium/index.html

http://www.engadget....ar-625-a-month/


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Posted 11 May 2013 - 09:55 PM

I have not seen any provider that is willing to make available NEW  "unlimited"  leases for $12.00 a month!  not going to happen 


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Posted 11 May 2013 - 10:19 PM

Wasn't there a 'plutonium' level of service many years ago that included that?

 

Seems like it was $7K a year.

 

Help me out here, I'm old and can't remember stuff anymore, LOL!

Yes there was a package which included the ppv channels. It was called the Titanium Package, which has not been avail for a long time now. Like it is mentioned in another reply, the cost was like $7000. a month



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Posted 12 May 2013 - 07:14 AM

Yes there was a package which included the ppv channels. It was called the Titanium Package, which has not been avail for a long time now. Like it is mentioned in another reply, the cost was like $7000. a month

it was $7500  A YEAR!!!!


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Posted 12 May 2013 - 10:14 AM

it was $7500  A YEAR!!!!

 

If I remember correctly the purpose of that package was not to gain lots of subscribers, but instead to set a "value" on unlimited service to be able to go after people using hacked cards for damages.  Since the newer cards have not been hacked, the package is no longer needed.


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Posted 12 May 2013 - 10:57 AM

Could they, yes.  Would they, doubtful. 


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Posted 14 May 2013 - 07:45 PM

HBO, Showtime, etc. would never agree to that.   Why would anyone subscribe to their package if you could download all of their stuff for less money?

There are plenty of people who add HBO and other premiums for the original series alone.  I don't think they would be too worried about it.

The only thing is the cost.  It would need to be much higher than $12/mo. 


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Posted 14 May 2013 - 07:57 PM

HBO, Showtime, etc. would never agree to that.   Why would anyone subscribe to their package if you could download all of their stuff for less money?

The premium channels are not in the market of showing new released movies from the theaters like D* Cinema. They focus more so on their series than actual movies they have. Their is still a market for them for shows like Game of Thrones (HBO) and Borgias on Showtime.


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Posted 15 May 2013 - 11:19 AM

I've been away from DirecTV for well over a year, but if the DTV prices are similar to FiOS $12 a month will get you two new HD movies. I'd expect the going price for unlimited to be much higher than that.


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Posted 15 May 2013 - 11:43 PM

it was $7500  A YEAR!!!!

Whatever! I was mainly answering the name of the package



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Posted 16 May 2013 - 07:25 AM

There are plenty of people who add HBO and other premiums for the original series alone.  I don't think they would be too worried about it.
The only thing is the cost.  It would need to be much higher than $12/mo.


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Posted 16 May 2013 - 03:12 PM

Whatever! I was mainly answering the name of the package

SOO, why name a price….. !rolling


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