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#1 OFFLINE   Kiwipi

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Posted 17 August 2013 - 09:36 PM

There are 2 special base packages (cheaper than the standard base packages) that you can get only in conjunction with international programming:

1) "Basic Choice" - $15.99/month
2) "Preferred Choice" - $19.99/month for 12 months; $43.99/mo regular

Locals included. Request it by NAME and insist on it. My salesguy tried to lie and get me to sign up for "Entertainment" or "Choice." (While both are a good deal for the first 12 months, price jumps after that)

Hold firm and say you saw it on the website about special base packages for international programming.

If on a budget it'll def save money.

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#2 OFFLINE   kaminar

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 04:58 AM

2) "Preferred Choice" - $19.99/month for 12 months; $43.99/mo regular

 

There is a big difference between the 2. Basic Choice has minimal channels (maybe 50+), where Preferred has 120+. Preferred also Includes 3 months of HBO, Cinemax, Starz and Showtime (approx 46 additional premium channels). Additionally, the Entertainment package includes 160 channels (marketed at 140+) for $29.99 for 12 months, and regular price is $54.99 thereafter. Keep in mind, there are minimum required packages to qualify for free equipment upgrades and other promotions.

 

Most importantly, all orders are based on credit.

 

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#3 OFFLINE   Kiwipi

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Posted 18 August 2013 - 07:55 PM

Yeah, Basic Choice sucks (mostly radio channels and some shopping+religion tv channels) but if all you want is local channels, it's a cheap base package for the international package requirement.

Preferred Choice has a decent basic lineup in my opinion. Google channels.




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